A production manager is one who plans, organizes, coordinates and controls the production activities at any firm. This includes both HR and Physical resources. Australia boasts of a rich many opportunities at various production facilities at its select cities. The occupations in the category of 133512Production Manager are ample and inviting most applications out of the skilled immigrant category. Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI) produces a classification of various jobs under the production category under Australian economy. ANZSCO ‘Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations’ identify the category of 133512 Production Manager as very important to suffice manpower requirement in core industries. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship gets the most immigrant applications to this category particularly from the developing nations such as India.
On the skills category, ASRI mentions a Bachelor degree as minimum qualification for 133512Production Manager. The immigrant can however replace the said education with an extensive 5 year experience on any production process. ANZSCO ‘Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations’ recommend on-the-job training for certain intricate segments of production process. It is however suggested to have an assessment of skills prior to submitting an application to Australian Immigration. Skillselect acts as gateway to managing applications on immigration under various visa categories such as Regional Sponsored Migration scheme (subclass 186), Temporary Business Sponsorship (subclass 457), Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (subclass 187). Prior to invitation, Skillselect gives a skills assessment to each application on age, education, professional expertise, financial stability, adaptability and ability. Points are allocated to each category subject to qualification and merit. A minimum of 60 points is mandatory to qualify under skilled immigration. Skillselect prepares a merit list out of the total applications and sends invitation to the most meritorious.
Apart from the points score, the applicants on 133512Production Manager need to also pay attention to certain documents on immigration. The EOI ‘Expression of Interest’ should be accompanied with papers on education, professional experience, medico-legal requirements, health insurance and finance. The applicant must make an appropriate choice on the SOL ‘Skilled Occupation List’ under the 133512Production Manager category. The immigration processes do also speak of skills assessment by a competent authority. VETASSESS ‘Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services’ is one such national assessment authority that gives a comprehensive check to all the qualification of the candidate in view of the choice on SOL.
Once the application has been placed on Skillselect, the invitations are sent based on the total score and the points tally. The invitation would allow the applicant to discuss employment with the Australian employers and State representatives. A positive discussion would get an opportunity to the applicant on different occupations at different production facilities in Australia. It is also suggested that the application should be placed under Regional sponsorship / State Nomination as this would allow the applicant to have a prioritised processing on visa issuance. 5 bonus points are also issued on the point’s tally to increase the chances of an early visa and occupation availability.