Ireland Visa Hub | Occupations
Ireland | Work Downunder
Irish skilled workers and professionals are availing of the various work opportunities Downunder. Even with the improvement in the Irish economy, the number of visas issued to Irish nationals are substantial. For example - Ireland secured just under 7000 subclass 417 (holiday/working visa) in 2016. Under the 457 program Ireland came in at sixth place securing 6% of all visas issued.
As always, Irish migrants are in prime position to take advantage of the unstoppable growth in the Australian economy!
Skill Shortages | DownUnder
Success of the Australian economy has resulted in many skill shortages throughout all major cities and regional areas. In response, and to address this the Australian Government is eager to fill labour shortages through the General Skilled Migration Program. All trades and professional occupations are in demand; here is a selection of 'in demand' occupations from the latest Skill Shortages List 2015/2016:
Motor Mechanic, Panel Beater, Bricklayer, Carpet Layer, Tiler, Painters, Roof Tiler, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Chef/Cook, Cabinetmaker, Hairdresser, Glazier, Civil Engineers, Optometrist, Midwife, Web Developer, Veterinarian, Arborist etc.
The Skill Shortages List is updated regularly to reflect demand in the labour workforce. View the updated list here:
Top 15 Occupations With Most Allocations
Skilled Migration Program | 2016/17
• Motor Mechanics - 5597
• Construction Managers- 5289
• Plumbers - 5169
• Structural Steel/Welding - 4466
• General Practitioners - 3495
• Painting/Trades Workers - 2871
• Cook/Chef - 2845
• Cabinetmakers - 1568
• Nurses - 16346
• Electricians - 9345
• Secondary School Teachers - 8032
• Carpenters and Joiners - 7718
• Metal fitters and Machinists - 6677
• Solicitor/Barrister - 6154
Programmers - 5662
Top 5 Sponsored Industries | Subclass 482 TSS
• Accommodation and Food Services - 14 %
• Information Media/Telecommunications- 14 %
• Professional, Scientific and Technical - 13.3%
• Health Care and Social Assistance - 9.5%
• Construction - 7.3%
New TSS Occupations List | STSOL/MLTSSL
New occupations list contains over 400 occupations suitable for work visas in the 2018 Australian Visa Program. All occupations (& work visas) are available to eligible applicants from Ireland. The applicant however, should meet requirements and criteria for each visa type.
Visa Crew | Registered Migration Agents | RMA
Visa Crew is Registered with the Australian Government and authorised to provide migration assistance and make visa applications on behalf of our clients. The governing body MARA, oversees activities of RMA's ensuring you get the best advice and service, always!
Our Registered Migration Agents are on hand and ready assist with your visa choice. As the legislation around visas changes often, call us for an up to date appraisal. We will advise the best option for your individual circumstances.