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Training Visa (Subclass 407)

Training Visa allows you to travel and stay in Australia on a temporary basis and participate in occupational training or professional development. It is suitable if you want to develop your skills to improve your professional career or want a practical approach to maximise the potential in your current occupation.

MCA provides expertise and lodges over 100 applications in relation to the subclass 407 Visa. If you are thinking about applying for the Training Visa, Contact Us today.

3 streams of Training Visa

Workplace-based training required for registration: if you require registration, membership or licensing to start an occupation in your home country or in Australia

Structured workplace-based training to enhance skills in an eligible occupation: if you are nominated by an approved temporary activities sponsor in Australia for an occupation specified in the list of eligible skilled occupations and require structured workplace-based training to enhance your skills for that occupation

Training that promotes capacity building overseas:  if you require training as part of your overseas study or are supported by an Australian or overseas government organisation or you are a professional or management level employee of an overseas organisation.

It is important to know that workplace-based training (except professional development) must be for at least 30 hours a week, of which no more than 30 per cent can be classroom-based.

Importance of Training Plan for Approval of 407 Visa

Training Plan is the most crucial part of Subclass 407 nomination application. A Training Plan must be unique based on your qualifications, specific interests and objectives. Needless to say that template based Training Plans do not work and the Department may reject your application on this basis. We have expertise in preparing professional Training Plans and have prepared hundreds of Training Plans in-house for various occupations ranging from cooks to accountants to sales and marketing manager to ICT Business Analyst and so on. Our Training Plans are tailored to suit your skills and to address any skill gaps that you may identify. If you want an effective Training Plan to increase the chance of success of your application Contact Us today.

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Eligibility for Training Visa Applicants

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have 12 months of experience (full-time equivalent), obtained within the last 2 years. This experience can be study OR work/practical OR a combination of both.
  • Be sponsored by an approved sponsor
  • Be nominated for an approved occupation by the Australian organisation if it is not a Commonwealth agency
  • Be invited to apply for the visa if the sponsor is an Commonwealth agency
  • Meet functional English Requirement
  • Have a genuine intention to stay in Australia temporarily
  • Meet health and character requirements
  • Have adequate funds to support yourself during your stay in Australia and make arrangements for health insurance for yourself and any accompanying family members. Your future salary in Australia can also be used as proof of adequate funds to support your stay in Australia.

You can apply for this visa onshore or offshore. A detailed training plan suitable to the stream through which you are applying is required for approval. Order a Training Plan Here

We provide professional support in assessing your qualifications and suggesting right trainings for your career based on your interests and objectives. We can also assist you preparing your Training Plan, Visa application and other supporting documentation, Contact Us.

Eligibility for Sponsors

  • Be either an organisation operating lawfully in Australia, a government agency or a foreign government agency
  • Provide the occupational training directly
  • Ability to comply with all sponsorship obligations

Health and Character Requirements

You and all dependant family members are required to:

  • Undergo medical examinations within 12 months of lodging a visa application
  • Obtain police clearance from each country you and your family members have lived in for 12 months or more in the past 10 years

Health Insurance

You and all dependant family members are required to have adequate health insurance unless you are covered by Australia’s national health scheme (Medicare). Your health insurer could be in either Australia or your home country providing coverage for the entire duration of stay on this visa.

To know more, visit our FAQs page.

Advantages of Training Visa

  • Apply both onshore or offshore
  • Live and work in Australia to enhance your skills for up to 2 years
  • Leave and re-enter Australia during the visa period
  • Bring eligible family members (such as partner and children) to accompany you

Usual processing time

  • 75% of applications: 42 days
  • 90% of applications: 59 days

Find out more. Read our blog/ watch video here.

Migration Centre of Australia has a team of migration specialists who are experienced in Training and Temporary Activity Visas. Call us at +61 2 46261002 to speak to our migration specialists or Book Your Consultation today.

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