Skilled – Recognised Graduate (476) Visa

This visa allows recent engineering graduates to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience. You must be younger than 31 years of age and graduated from an engineering degree within the last two years.

Your degree must be from a specific recognised institution.

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

  • bachelors degree
  • masters 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.

This visa cannot be extended.