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457 Training Benchmarks – New Requirements

Make sure you (or your employer!) are meeting the new training benchmark requirements! On 1 July 2017 a new legislative instrument came in to effect regarding training benchmarks. Meeting the one of the Training Benchmarks is critical for both employers and employees. Training Benchmarks – What Employers Need to Know Meeting the training benchmark is critical to you if: You are an employer who is currently approved as a Standard Business Sponsor for subclass 457 visas because: Meeting the training…

Does a Medical Practitioner always need General or Specialist Registration in order to apply for a Permanent Residence visa?

The short answer in NO! Registration types for doctors practising medicine in Australia The Australian Medical Board (the AMB) currently issues 5 types of registration to doctors: General registration Specialist registration Provisional registration Limited registration Non-practising registration. The AMB can also grant student registrations to medical students undertaking an approved program of study. Subclass 186 and 187 visas A doctor does not need to hold general or specialist registration in order to apply for a subclass 186 or 187 visa.…

Study Australia – Medical Laboratory Scientist

If you are planning to study to become a Medical Laboratory Scientist in Australia, there are a few things that you should consider. Studying in Australia If you are looking to study in Australia there are a plethora of university courses and programs that you can choose from. You might have had a chat with an education advisor or even Google’d each university’s campus and the national rankings yourself. However, the chances are you haven’t checked which courses are actually…