Australia is well-known with high world class educational system with high standard academic program and various course in different quality universities. As well as, with a strong economy, academic credentials, balanced life style and attractive landscaping, Australia is no less than a paradise on earth to study and settle.
Australia attracts million international students to come here for studying and building a difference in the career.
If you are also the one who is currently studying in Australia or making a move to apply for the same, then the prospect of Australian Permanent Residency (PR) may have crossed your mind.
However, in order to be granted for a right to live, work and study in Australia permanently, it is necessary to complete 2 years of study in Australia and acquire temporary work visa. This visa allows international students, who have recently graduated from Australia to stay, work or study in Australia temporary. To qualify for this visa you must have the skills and qualifications related to the occupation on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL).
Every year, Australian government releases a list of highly demanded occupations in Australia. In order to get a chance of getting PR, international students have to complete their course in the given occupation areas. However, in many cases, the dynamic nature of the list makes it difficult for international students to choose particular courses that help them in getting PR.
Below we have identified a list of some courses that are usually high in demand and have good career prospects in Australia.
Accountancy is one of the fastest-growing occupations in Australia. The percentage of students who enroll for accountancy course dramatically increased between 2000 and 2014 (500%). Being an accountant in Australia, you can have a great exposure to organizations relating to taxation, financial dealings, and record-keeping and compliance requirements.
In the field of engineering, there are many requirement for engineers includes Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Software Engineering, Production or Plant Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Telecommunications Field Engineering, etc. Therefore, international engineering students always have strong prospects of gaining employment in Australia. As per The Good Universities Guide, recent engineering graduates in Australia earned $60,705 on an average, which is one of the highest salaries in the field.
Universities of Nursing in Australia have an outstanding international reputation for providing high quality range of undergraduate, research or postgraduate programs in health, nursing and midwifery. There is various course you can choose, which is suitable to your preferences like Nurse (Community Health), Nurse (Medical Practice), Nurse (Child and Family Health), Nurse (Mental Health), Nurse (Surgical) and Nurse (Paediatric), etc.
Due to the high demand of IT Professional in the country, The Australian Qualifications Framework has the profession of IT added in the ‘Skilled Occupation List”. International students studying IT in Australia who wish to settle there temporarily or permanently stand an enormous chance to get their visas successfully granted under Temporary residency or Permanent Residency.
Trade qualification includes having a specialization in an occupation that demands specific training, for example an electrician, plumber, carpenter, welder etc, the skills of an individual are assessed by institutes authorized by the government. A long list of skills falls under different sub-classes of TRA. The Trade Recognition of Australia (TRA) is a department of Australian Government focused on facilitating migration for trade qualified’ individuals based on their proficiency at that skill. A person to get skill-assessed can either be already residing in Australia in any temporary visa or can apply directly off-shore for permanent visa.