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Recognised Graduate (476) Visa

Recognised Graduate (476) Visa

SKILLED RECOGNISED GRADUATE SUBCLASS 476 VISA

Skilled Recognised Graduate Subclass 476 visas – extensions of 24 months for those engineering graduates who lost time due to border restrictions. This equates to the usual 18 months plus another 6 months.

Features

This visa allows:

  • Recent engineering graduates of recognised institutions to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be under 31 years of age
  • have completed an engineering degree at a recognised institution in the past two years
  • not have been the primary visa holder of a subclass 476 or 485 visa.

About this visa

The Skilled — Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) allows recent engineering graduates of eligible universities to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience in occupations. It is a temporary visa.

Your family can also apply to join you in Australia after the visa is granted.

What you can do

This visa allows you and your family stay in Australia for up to 18 months. While in Australia, you can:

  • travel
  • work
  • study

Length of stay

  • ​18 months

Cost

  • From AUD 410

Processing time

75 PER CENT OF APPLICATIONS PROCESSED 90 PER CENT OF APPLICATIONS PROCESSED
14 months 17 months

Who could get this visa

You might be able to get a Skilled — Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) if:

  • you are younger than 31 years of age
  • you have completed an eligible engineering qualification from a recognised institution in the past two years
  • you have not held a Skilled — Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) or a Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) before (unless you were a member of the family unit)
  • you can demonstrate your English language ability
  • you meet health and character requirements.

Your engineering qualifications

In the two years before you apply, you must have completed one of the following qualifications in engineering:

  • bachelor’s degree
  • master’s degree
  • doctoral degree
  • postgraduate diploma.

Your qualification must contain a major sequence of study or specialisation in engineering, such as:

  • civil engineering
  • structural engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • environmental engineering
  • electrical and electronics engineering
  • mechanical, production and plant engineering
  • mining and material engineering.

English language ability

TEST SCORE
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overall score of at least 6 with a minimum score of 5 for each of the 4 parts
Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) Total score of at least 64 with a minimum score of 4 for listening, 4 for reading, 14 for writing and 14 for speaking
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score of at least 50 with a minimum score of 36 for each of the 4 parts
Occupational English Test (OET) At least B for each of the 4 parts
Cambridge C1 Advanced test Overall at least 169 with a minimum score of at least 154 in each of the 4 test components

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