Australian Immigration now gets easier for it also enlists Agricultural Engineer on the Consolidated List of Occupations.
Agriculture has virtually dominated the world scene on economy and employment in the past decade and the trend is still getting stronger by the day. Occupations on agriculture have now found their application on the engineering segment to give rise to occupations such as Agricultural Engineer. The designation also finds a mention on the ANZSCO ‘Australia and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupation’ as the list of occupations in Australia. This comes as an opportunity to all those skilled immigrants across the world who have a good education and expertise as a Agricultural Engineer.
ASRI ‘Australian Skills Recognition Information’ goes on to define the job as:-
A professional who designs, performs and supervises engineering works to build and develop agricultural machinery, tools equipments and vehicles. The objective with the occupation is to utilized technology to increase the per capita productivity of the arable land.
ANZSCO goes on to also outline a criterion on skills required for the occupation of Agricultural Engineer:-
- Skill Level 1: A Bachelor Degree / Higher education or 5 years of relevant exposure as a regular job
- Skill level 2: AQF / Advanced Diploma or 3 years of relevant exposure as a regular job
Agricultural Engineer has been classified on ANZSCO Skill Level 1.
The occupation has been categorised on the General Skilled category and gives a good chance to the Agricultural Engineers to live and work in Australia with a legitimate work permit. The occupation has also been grouped under Major Group 2 Professional where the person is required to conceptualize, analyze, create and perform a task through a judicious application of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. The occupations in this group come from diverse fields such as media, arts, design, communication, education, health, communication and information technology.
The Department of Citizenship and Immigration makes sure that the applicants are able to place an application under three different forms of visa programs. 1. Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186), 2. Regional Sponsored Migration scheme (subclass 187) and 3. Standard Business Sponsorship (subclass 457).
What marks the success of Australia’s immigration policy is its ability to place skilled immigrants on a wide array of occupations. Going beyond the established regime of technical jobs, Australia also tries to identify occupations on the General skilled category and Agricultural Engineer being one of them.
Australia does also make sure that ‘not’ everyone is allowed the work permit. SkillSelect has been authorised to make a qualitative assessment of every application based on experience, education, skills, abilities and adaptability. Only those who are able to score maximum marks receive invitation to come and discuss employment at Australia. What comes along with the invitation is access to a good life in Australia. As a professional, the immigrant is given rights at part to a citizen, benefits of education, residence, healthcare and medical facilities.
ASRI defines a Agricultural Engineer as one who utilizes technology to increase the per capita productivity of the arable land.. The occupation comes under General Skilled category and gives a good chance to an Agricultural Engineer to live and work in Australia with a legitimate work permit.