The Australian Citizenship and Immigration authority in the Australian Skills Recognition Information has listed each occupation that requires specific work profile. The ASRI provides information about the type of work experience and educational qualification expected and the eligibility programs through which an applicant can apply. The work profile and the level of skill required for applying for the post of telecommunications Network Planner in Australia are as follows.
Work profile for the post
An applicant applying under this occupation will plan the development and implementations of the customer access and telecommunications network infrastructure.
Level of skill required
For the post of Telecommunications Network Planner, the applicant must possess Advanced Diploma or AQF Associate Degree. Unlike other occupations, in this case relevant experience is not considered as substitute for the formal educational qualification. Rather along with the education, on-job training and experience in concerned field is compulsory.
The qualification should match the Skill Level 2 of ANZSCO. More information regarding the occupation and related skill level is also available on the website of Australian Bureau of Statistics. There are certain visa subclass which require the level of skill assessed by the authorities of skill assessment. An applicant needs to check whether his occupation falls under this visa subclass or not.
Each occupation is provided with specific skill assessment authority. For the post of Telecommunications Network Planner the assessment, authority of skill is Engineers Australia. In both the cases -New Zealand and Australian Standard Classification of Occupations the information required is similar. However, it may differ in case of relevant skill assessment authority.
Scoring points through additional skill
You can score points during the assessment if you possess additional qualification or experience. An applicant should attach the papers and documents of the same along with the application. The skills assessment officials advise the immigration officials depending upon the additional level of skills. The immigration officials consider this advice while awarding points during the evaluation of application.
In case, the additional qualification is not in relevance with the occupation under which you are applying then, the authority of skills assessment will not give any advice on your application and it will be left only to the immigration officials whether to award points for it or not.
Eligibility for program
An applicant can apply through various programs of immigration meant for skilled labor. Some of the skilled migration programs include:
- Skill Select (Points Based Skilled Migration visa)
- Employment Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186)
- Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187)
- Standard Business Sponsorship (Subclass 457)
- Temporary Business (Long Stay)
Apart from these programs, an applicant can also apply through General Skilled Migration program. There are certain occupations under this program, which require the applicant to work only in particular state or territory as nominated by government agency. You can check the complete Skilled Occupation List or SOL for detailed information.
Similarly, there are certain states and territories in Australia, which make it mandatory on the part of the applicant to acquire license or registration. The applicants have to follow these rules for practicing in that particular area. You can approach a renowned immigration consultant like Abhinav Outsourcing for understanding all such formalities and rules in detail. This can ensure your successful entry in the Australian land.