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Australia is a preferred destination for skilled professionals looking to settle and work, if you are Mechanical Engineer looking for the right opportunity to grow your career waste no time.

As per the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations popularly known as ANZSCO. As per ANZSCO list the demand for Mechanical Engineers (code 233512) is high and a candidate fitting the profile can easily immigrate to Australia as they are eligible under both the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) as well as the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL).

An eligible candidate can apply for a skilled migrant visa either 189 or 190 to be able to shift and work in Australia as a permanent resident.  A Permanent Residence (PR) status that is achieved through the PR visa which enables the holders to enjoy multiple benefits which include nearly all the benefits being enjoyed by a citizen like free or subsidised healthcare, unemployment bonus, free education for children etc. The best is a Permanent Resident can successfully apply for citizenship on fulfilment of the necessary conditions.

As per the ANZSCO guidelines a Mechanical Engineer to be eligible to join the Australian work force need to have a Bachelor degree or higher qualification with relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal educational qualification.

A Mechanical Engineer has the job description of planning, designing, organising and overseeing the assembly, erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process plant and installations. They are required to either register or license from an authorised body.

And takes care of the following tasks,

  • Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
  • Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation
  • Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
  • Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction
  • Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
  • Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained
  • Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules.

Apex Visas recommends interested applicants to pursue Australian permanent residence to fulfil all aspirations and dreams. Though the process is simple, it is advised to seek guidance from trained professionals who have experience in understanding the rules of immigration process and can guide perspective applicants correctly. Get in touch with Apex Visas trained consultants on 8055 80 4150/ 1800 102 4150 for a free evaluation or log on to www.apexvisas.com.


Working in Australia comes with its own set of perks. A great working environment breeding thorough professionalism with high paying salaries, optimum working hours and enough paid leaves to unwind and relax from the monotonous job are a few of the benefits that Australia offers to the employees. Combine these perks with an amazing culture and idyllic natural beauty to satiate that explorer within you is enough to rate Australia one of the most exciting countries to work in. No wonder almost every major MNC has an office in Australia. This also means that there is a high demand for skilled labor in this country. Australia has a very specific point system under which it provides immigration visa to skilled labor. Apex Visas believes that a candidate needs to have the right set of attributes in order to be eligible for immigration visa.

For example, if a candidate is applying under skilled labor class, direct 60 points are awarded in such a case. Then, the age of the applicant also plays a major role as different points are awarded in different age slabs:

  • 18-24 yrs- 25 points
  • 25-32 yrs- 30 points
  • 33-39 yrs- 25 points
  • 40-44 yrs- 14 points
  • 45-49 yrs-   0 points

A candidate needs to have cleared IELTS exam in order to apply as skilled labor. Then, for an IELTS score of 8 or above, candidate gets 20 points, for score of 7, 10 points and for 6, the points are 0.

Australia also awards points for educational qualifications and work experience.

Work Ex               Points

8-10yrs                  20

5-8 yrs                   15

3-5 yrs                   10

1-5 yrs                   05

Apex Visas have acquired the necessary know-how about Australian immigration policies. With an impressive track record, Apex Visas has helped many Indians find a job in Australia and lead a comfortable life.


The skilled people who want to migrate have to apply for Skilled Migration Visa that is generally based on the skills or education background of the applicant. The visa helps to target the skilled people who want to make their career in different countries and like to make contribution in that country’s economy. To meet up for the application, the candidates undergoes certain point tests and it is important to qualify for a skilled permanent resident policy.

The skilled people are assessed on the basis of AGE, OCCUPATION and language like ENGLISH. The applicant may also apply by giving the proof of their relative who is the native in the country, by issuing their proof ids and status. The skilled applicant also requires medicinal checks before the permanent residential visa is not approved. The skilled applicants have the legacy for permanent resident for specified no. of years and then can be a citizen of that country.