Chefs are in high demand in Australia as restaurants and cafes are struggling to fill the growing number of roles. By 2023 Australia will have a predicted shortage of 60,000 Chefs. According to the data from the Australian Government’s job outlook, the number of people working as Chef is expected to grow very strongly over the next 5 years. From 100,800 in 2018 to 117,500 by 2023. There are likely to be around 81,000 job openings over 5 years (that’s about 16,200 a year).
To address the critical shortage of Chefs in Australia, this occupation is placed on MLTSSL list – a critical skill shortage list. The applicant whose occupation is listed on the MLTSSL list are eligible to apply for a range of permanent residency and temporary visas such as 189, 190, 491, 494,186, 407 etc.
- I have been working as a Chef in Bangladesh for last 8 years and I currently live in Bangladesh. However, I do not have any Australian Qualification: You still may be eligible for migration to Australia as a Chef even though you do not have an Australian qualification. You need to get your skills assessed first. Contact us for professional advice.
- I have completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Australia and I am currently on a 485 Visa. I am now interested about a career as a Chef: Time is running out fast for you as your 485 visa is valid for a limited time only. However, it is still possible for you to embark on your dream career. Contact us immediately for professional advice
- I have a certificate IV in Patisserie. How can I apply for Chef Migration to Australia? We need to explore your education and visa history to see whether you will be eligible for Provisional skill assessment. If you have an Australian qualification, you can also claim extra points.
- I have been working as a Cook and Chef for last 9 years in India. Can I apply for Permanent residency? Yes, you can apply for permanent residency if you have enough points depending upon your age, qualification, English language skills and other factors. You need to get your skill assessed first. Skill assessment process has two aspects: (a) paperwork assessment for your qualification (if any) and employment experience, and (b) Technical assessment. Contact us for professional advice.
- I have been working as a Chef in Australia while on my Student visa and I have a RPL on commercial cookery. What are my options? You need to prepare yourself for skill assessment. Depending on the number of years of experience you have, you may be eligible to apply for 482 visa, 186 visa, 494 visa, 189 visa, 190 visa.
Chefs are in high demand in Australia. K Group Legal provides professional support in the preparation for the skill assessment, lodging EOI, liaising with various State and Territory bodies for application for State Nomination, and assisting with lodging a decision ready visa application. As employers in Australia are finding it hard to fill skill shortage, majority of the Chefs are also being sponsored by Australian employers. With our in-depth knowledge of Australian employer sponsorship visas, and proven track record of success, our mission is to provide all our clients with an exceptional level of personal service.
Our years of extensive professional experience in navigating complex Immigration issues have uniquely placed us in a position to advise you about your eligibility requirement for your permanent residency visa application as a Chef. If you require professional assistance in relation to your visa application, you can contact us through: (02) 8379 1811 or 0421 677 920 or firstname.lastname@example.org.