Australia Immigration – The Occupation Ceiling list for 2015-16 is Out
The Australian Department of Immigration and border Protection has released the Occupation Ceiling list for the programme year 2015-16. The occupation ceiling is applicable to the invitations being issued under the point based immigration system of Australia for selection of skilled migrants in the country. It has been introduced first with an intention to stop the dominance of just a few occupations in the whole immigration programme.
Which immigrants are exempted from Occupation ceiling?
However, this occupation ceiling is not applicable to the candidates:
- Nominated by a territory or state.
- With Business Innovation and Investment visas
- Sponsored by an Australian employer.
The highly in-demand occupations shall get processed on the pro rata basis only. It has been planned to make certain that the invitations are available throughout the year.
Highly in demand occupations in Australia
Below are a few of highly in-demand occupations in Australia, which are expected to reach the ceiling limit very soon.
- Software and Applications Programmers
- ICT Business and System Analysts
- Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers,
- Registered Nurses,
- Computer Network Professionals,
- Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers,
- Other Engineering Professional
You may refer below for the complete occupation ceiling list for 2015-16, with the details of Ceiling Value, Results to date, etc.
|Occupation ID||Description||Ceiling Value||Results to date|
|1341||Child Care Centre Managers||1000||4|
|1342||Health and Welfare Services Managers||1410||9|
|2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||1000||610|
|2241||Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians||1000||7|
|2245||Land Economists and Valuers||1000||4|
|2312||Marine Transport Professionals||1000||8|
|2321||Architects and Landscape Architects||1650||46|
|2322||Cartographers and Surveyors||1000||11|
|2331||Chemical and Materials Engineers||1000||72|
|2332||Civil Engineering Professionals||2970||171|
|2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||1788||229|
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||1000||171|
|2341||Agricultural and Forestry Scientists||1000||21|
|2346||Medical Laboratory Scientists||1362||18|
|2349||Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals||1000||4|
|2411||Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers||1980||25|
|2414||Secondary School Teachers||8352||80|
|2415||Special Education Teachers||1158||3|
|2512||Medical Imaging Professionals||1092||24|
|2513||Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals||1578||14|
|2514||Optometrists and Orthoptists||1000||2|
|2521||Chiropractors and Osteopaths||1000||4|
|2527||Speech Professionals and Audiologists||1000||10|
|2531||General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers||3558||55|
|2533||Internal Medicine Specialists||1000||7|
|2539||Other Medical Practitioners||1000||64|
|2611||ICT Business and Systems Analysts||1536||256|
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers||5364||894|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals||1986||304|
|2633||Telecommunications Engineering Professionals||1000||83|
|3122||Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians||1000||11|
|3123||Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians||1000||1|
|3132||Telecommunications Technical Specialists||1000||2|
|3222||Sheetmetal Trades Workers||1000||0|
|3223||Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers||4416||7|
|3232||Metal Fitters and Machinists||8070||8|
|3233||Precision Metal Trades Workers||1000||1|
|3311||Bricklayers and Stonemasons||1656||11|
|3312||Carpenters and Joiners||7290||38|
|3322||Painting Trades Workers||2802||6|
|3334||Wall and Floor Tilers||1284||2|
|3421||Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics||1038||4|
|3422||Electrical Distribution Trades Workers||1000||3|
|3423||Electronics Trades Workers||2076||10|
|3991||Boat Builders and Shipwrights||1000||0|
|4112||Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists||1000||7|
It’s the right time to apply for Australian Visa
The highly in-demand occupations are likely to reach the ceiling very soon. Hence, if you belong to any of the in-demand occupations, it’s the high time for you to apply for the Australian Visa, as you stand a great chance of getting selected for the same. Australia is going through a skill shortage and hence, wants the right overseas skilled immigrants to cater the same. Moreover, this time around the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has made some changes to make the immigration process smooth, hassle-free and faster for the skilled immigrants coming to Australia. Hence, just coordinate with a reliable and experienced Immigration Consultancy Service to get the help and assistance regarding the selection of appropriate Australian Visa category and the overall immigration Procedure.
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