Training visa (subclass 407)
This visa is for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis.
This visa allows you to:
- take part in workplace-based training to enhance your skills in your current occupation, area of tertiary study, field of expertise
- participate in a professional development training programme in Australia.
There are three types of training covered by this visa:
- workplace-based training for registration
- structured workplace-based training to enhance skills in an eligible occupation
- training that promotes capacity building overseas.
Workplace-based Training required for registration
This type of occupational training is for people who are required to undertake workplace-based training to obtain registration, membership or licensing in Australia, or their home country, in order to work in their occupation.
Workplace-based Training to enhance skills in an eligible occupation
This type of occupational training is for people with recent and suitable experience in the nominated occupation, who are seeking to undertake a structured workplace-based training programme.
Occupational training for capacity building overseas
This type of occupational training includes the following categories:
- overseas qualification – This category enables students who are currently enrolled in a foreign educational institution and who are required to complete a period of practical training, research or observation to obtain their qualification, the opportunity to undertake up to six months structured workplace-based training in Australia.
- government support – This category allows for structured workplace-based occupational training which has the support of a government agency in Australia or the government in the home country of the nominated trainee.
- professional development – This category enables overseas employers to send their managerial or professional employees to Australia to undertake a tailored professional development programme of face-to-face teaching in a classroom or similar environment.
Note: Workplace-based occupational training (not including professional development) must be for at least 30 hours a week, of which no more than 30 per cent can be classroom-based.
There are 3 steps in the application process:
- Visa application
The Training visa requirements are very technical and comprehensive. As the visa application is connected with other two stages : Sponsorship and Nomination, it is very important that you get appropriate professional advice from an experienced immigration lawyer at the outset.
K Group Legal will provide the information required to both the Australian company and the nominee/the visa applicant to ensure that a comprehensive application is submitted which has a higher prospect of success and which are processed more quickly.
If you need professional assistance with your Training Visa (subclass 407), you can contact us on (02) 8379 1811 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org