Skill gaps in Victoria are addressed through local training and recruitment. In certain instances, industries may require migration to quickly supplement the number of skilled professionals available. Therefore, the Victorian Government has introduced the Workforce Skills Pathways for those people working in certain occupations to apply for Victorian nomination.
The Victorian Government is investing almost $5 billion over the decade to deliver Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. This investment will create an additional 6,000 teaching jobs across Victoria.
You must be eligible under either the subclass 190 or subclass 491 Victorian visa nomination criteria, and be living and working in Victoria as an Early Childhood Educator. You must also have a relevant skills assessment as an Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher from the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
To apply for 190 nomination under the Workforce Skills Pathway, you need to meet the requirement set out by the Victorian Government.
To be eligible to apply for Victorian Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa nomination, you must:
To be eligible to apply for Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) visa nomination, you must:
You can only apply under this pathway if you are working in the occupations listed above.