Tasmania skilled migration program starting from Jan 29th 2021. Once you have met the Department requirements for the skilled migration, to apply for the Tasmania state, you need to ensure you meet the Tasmania state requirements. Tasmania Graduate Requirements: To be considered in this category, the applicant must meet all the following criteria: If the commencement of the course in Tasmania was before 30 June 2021: 

  • The course must be completed and graduated from CRICOS registered tertiary in Tasmania and meets the Australian Study requirement
  • The study has to be full-time and on-site in Tasmania
  • Has lived in Australia for at least 2 years prior to the state nomination
  • If  not currently employed, must provide a career plan
  • Applicants and their dependents must be currently in Tasmania and able to provide the ongoing commitment to remain in Australia

 Or if the commencement of the last course of study in Tasmania after 30 June 2021. 

  • The course must be completed and obtained a letter of completion from a teritary institution in Tasmania and courses are registered with CRICOS
  • The course of study must be for a minimum of at least 92 weeks as per the CRICOS and must be completed on -site on a full-time basis
  • The applicant must have live din Tasmania for at least 2 calendar years from the commencement of the course
  • The applicant and the dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and demonstrate a genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania
  • If  not currently employed, must provide a career plan
  • The study does not need to be in the nominated occupation
  • If you held a student visa while completing the last course of study in Tasmania, the study must be a degree(bachelors, masters or any higher degree) or a diploma(standard, advanced, associate or graduate) or a qualification that is directly related to a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area
  • If the applicant held a visa that is not student visa at the time of completing the studies in Tasmania, then the study must be directly related to  a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area

 Note: Only one course of study leading to one qualification may be included unless it is part of an articulated pathway or package courses Working in Tasmania Requirements: To be considered in this category, the applicant must meet all the following criteria: 

  • The applicant must be working in Tasmania for 6 months prior to the state nomination application. The employment must be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more-part times.
  • The applicant and the dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and demonstrate a genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania
  • The employment must be in the skilled nominated occupation and the employer must be operating in Tasmania for at least 12 months
  • There must be a genuine ongoing need for the position with the business, which includes a minimum of 12 months contract with at least 3 months remaining at the time you apply for the nomination.
  • The salary and conditions must be as per the market salary range of an Australian citizen or PR
  • Employment in positions classified at ANZSCO skill level 4 or 5 will not be eligible for the purposes of state nomination unless:

    • the employment must be ongoing, for at least 6 months beyond the application date
    • the applicant has reasonable career development prospects in the industry
    • it is located at least 50km from a population centre of more than 5000 people, in a position for which there is a genuine and demonstrated severe labour recruitment difficulty*, or
    • it is associated with aged care and individual support (Unit Group 4233 Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers) (relevant qualifications of at least Certificate III required), or
    • the position involves specialist qualifications or experience* that are not available in the local community, and
    • evidence of prior related employment experience and/or qualifications are provided.

 Important Note: 

  • Internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment

 Tasmanian Graduate Requirements: To commence for this category, the applicants must have commenced the last course of study in Tasmania before 31st Jun 2021. The Couse must be a degree, a diploma or a trade qualification and the minimum duration of the course must be at least 40 weeks or one academic year, and the studies must be in Tasmania on a full-time The applicant or any dependents must have lived in the state for at least one year and during the study period. Offshore Applicant Category The offshore category applicants can apply if the occupation is on the TSOL occupation list and has received the invitation. The process is to lodge EOI, choosing TAS as the state. TAS state will periodically review and will send the invitation to apply for the nomination. The occupation list for offshore applicants can be found on the link below: https://web.archive.org/web/20200229141338/https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/147267/TSOL_2019-2020_28_Nov_2019.pdf 

  • The applicant has the required English as per the requirements for the nominated occupation. Check for the other requirements for the nominated occupation
  • The applicant must have sufficient financial assets
  • If the occupation is not listed on the high demand, then applicant needs to provide evidence that there are sufficient employment opportunities in Tasmania
  • The occupation on High demand does not need to provide evidence of the employment

 Note: From time to time, in demand to the industry, Tasmania might invite and nominate applicants whose occupation is not listed on TSOL Offshore applicants who meets the criteria under Category 3A, can lodge EOI in Skill Select with Tasmania as the state of interest. If selected, can apply for the nomination. https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/279606/Tasmanian_Skilled_Occupation_List_-_January_2021_020221.pdf


Source: Tasmania Skilled Migration Website 

Published on 10/02/2021