Trades in Australia
Emigrate to Australia is an independent company based in the UK and is not affiliated with the Australian Government. You should be aware that Australian visas are available from the Australian Government website. We are a MARA registered migration agents and offer visa and immigration services.
Trade & skilled professions are in demand in Australia
Are you an Electrician, Carpenter & Joiner, Floor finisher, Welder, Plumber or a Motor Mechanic? then Australia needs you.
We help you from start to finish with the entire visa process from obtaining a skills assessment right through to your visa application. We have helped many trades workers successfully relocate for a better life in Australia. This year the Department of Immigration and Border Protection set occupation ceilings of 9345 for Electricians, 7718 for Carpenters & Joiners, 5169 for Plumbers and 5597 for Motor Mechanics.
We are MARA Registered Migration Agents and also members of MIA and the Migration Alliance. If you are interested in finding out more, give us a call on 020 7427 5290 or complete the form on the right.
Working in Australia
For the past 50 years Australia has been at the top of the list for people seeking a better quality of life – more space, better climate, outdoor lifestyle, beaches. It offers a complete change with a less daunting cultural shift without having to learn a new language.
The demand for qualified, skilled trades varies across the territories and by industry. The global recession affected construction employment requirements in 2012 but construction related trades still offer opportunities. Of course, the more rural areas find it harder to fill posts than the cities.
Registration is required for some trades in Australia. Accreditation and certificates are also required though we can advise you on the best options available for your occupation.
Salaries also vary across the territories with the highest average annual earnings to be found in Western Australia and the lowest in Tasmania. (2012). As a guide, a motor vehicle mechanic would expect to earn between ASD $40,000-70,000.
Taking the right path to a successful application is our forte. We are MARA Registered Migration Agents and members of the Migration Alliance. In addition we operate within a highly reputable law firm Taylor Hampton Solicitors. If you are interested in finding out more about how your design qualifications and experience can work for you in Australia give us a call on 020 7427 5290 or complete the form on the right.
TRADE VISA CEILING TABLES FOR AUSTRALIA
The table below shows how many Trade Australian Visas are available, with details of how many Trade Visas already processed to date.
|Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians||1000|
|Telecommunications Technical Specialists||1000|
|Sheetmetal Trades Workers||1000|
|Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers||4466|
|Metal Fitters and Machinists||6677|
|Precision Metal Trades Workers||1000|
|Bricklayers and Stonemasons||1751|
|Carpenters and Joiners||7718|
|Painting Trades Workers||2871|
|Wall and Floor Tilers||1475|
|Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics||1701|
|Electrical Distribution Trades Workers||1000|
|Electronics Trades Workers||1993|
|Boat Builders and Shipwright||1000|
SOL Schedule 1 of Trade Occupations in demand:
- Telecommunications Network
- Telecommunications Technical
- Officer or Technologist
- Automotive Electrician
- Motor Mechanic (General)
- Diesel Motor Mechanic
- Motorcycle Mechanic
- Small Engine Mechanic
- Sheetmetal Trades Worker
- Metal Fabricator
- Pressure Welder
- Welder (First Class)
- Fitter (General)
- Fitter & Turner
- Metal Machinist (First Class)
- Carpenter & Joiner
- Painting trades workers
- Fibrous Plasterer
- Solid Plasterer
- Wall & Floor Tiler
- Plumber (General)
- Airconditioning & Mechanical
- Services Plumber
- Roof plumber
- Electrician (General)
- Electrician (Special Class)
- Lift Mechanic
- Airconditioning & Refrigeration
- Electrical Linesworker
- Technical Cable Jointer
- Electronic Equipment Trades
- Electronic Instrument Trades
- Worker (General)
- Electronic Instrument Trades
- Worker (Special Class)
- Boat Builder & Repairer