Overview

This visa allows you to take part in workplace-based occupational training activities to improve your skills for your job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

Training visa (407)

With this visa, you can visit Australia to complete a workplace-based training (to improve your skills for your current occupation, area of tertiary study or field of expertise), or a professional development training program.

This visa allows people to take part in workplace-based training to improve their skills for their job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

Nomination requirements are different depending on the purpose or type of training.

There are 3 types of occupational training covered by this visa:

  • Occupational training required for registration
  • Occupational training to improve skills in an eligible occupation
  • Occupational training for capacity building overseas. This includes overseas qualification, government support or professional.
  • Nomination is the stage where the sponsor provides details about the nominee (intended trainee), the purpose or type of training and how and where the training will be provided.

You must:

  • Have an approved sponsor.
  • Usually, you must be 18 years old or older at the time we decide your visa application.
  • You must have functional English.
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused.

Processing times:

  • 75% of applications: 13 months
  • 90% of applications: 14 months

The visa costs AUD$AUD310 for the main applicant.

There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you.

To discover whether you are eligible for a Training visa (407), we invite you to book a consultation with one of our expert migration lawyers.

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