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There are five streams under 491 visa in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

  • you must have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course undertaken:

    • must be a degree (bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma (standard, advanced, associate or graduate) or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)

    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks)

    • must be full time and on site in Tasmania

  • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study

  • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment.


**Please also note: Acceptable courses of study include courses above Certificate 3 studied with a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania that meet the specific requirements for state nomination categories.

  • All courses must be completed full time and on campus

  • Study duration must be at least one academic year for the subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa. For the subclass 190 Skilled Nominated visa , your study must meet the Australian study requirement

  • Graduate Diploma courses are considered eligible

  • Graduate Certificate courses are not eligible

  • Certificate 3 and 4 study must be related to a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO) occupation.

This group includes:

  • Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians

  • Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers

  • Construction Trades Workers

  • Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers

  • Food Trades Workers

  • Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers

  • Other Technicians and Trades Workers

** Childcare, Aged Care and Community Care related courses must be at least a Diploma level. However, Certificate III Early Childcare course might be accepted if you commenced your course before 1 January 2020.

Information collected from: on 10.09.2020

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