Online Points Test - Applicable from 1 July 2011 to 1 July 2012

The general skilled migration self-assessment test is a useful way to calculate your likely score in the Skilled Migration Points test.

The points test below is based on the information published by the Department of Immigration on the test which applies to most applicants from 1 July 2011 to 1 July 2012. International students eligible for transitional arrangements can apply under the transitional points test.

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Visa Subclass

Which of the following subclasses are you applying for?
Skilled Independent - no sponsorship required. You must have an occupation on the new Skilled Occupations List. Check the skilled - independent page for more details.
Skilled Sponsored - requires nomination by a State or Territory Government. You must have an occupation on the State/Territory Nominated Skilled Occupations List. See the Skilled Sponsored page for more details.
Skilled Regional Sponsored - requires sponsorship by a relative living in a designated area or a state or territory government. For further details see the Skilled Regional Sponsored page.

Sponsorship

In order to qualify for an Skilled - Regional Sponsored visa, you must be sponsored. Will you be sponsored by:
Australian relative - the relative needs to be ordinarily resident in a designated area. Your occupation must be on the new Skilled Occupations List.
Australian state or territory government. Your occupation must be on the State/Territory Nominated Skilled Occupations List.
Neither relative or state/territory government.
Score: Not Met

Sponsorship

In order to qualify for an Skilled - Sponsored visa, you must be nominated by a State/Territory Government. Will you be sponsored by:
Australian state or territory government. Your occupation must be on the State/Territory Nominated Skilled Occupations List.
Not Sponsored..
Score: Not Met

Age

Which age band do you fit into?
Score: Not Met

English Language Ability

How would you rate your English language ability?
Competent English:
  • 6+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • passport from UK, USA, Ireland, Canada or NZ
Proficient English:
  • 7+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • OET B Pass
Superior English:
  • 8+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • OET A Pass
Less than competent English
Score: Not Met

Australian Educational Qualification

Have you met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) which took at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia at an Australian institution, which are relevant to your nominated occupation and which were taught in English?
Yes: Degree, diploma advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) taking at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia.
No
Score: 0

Study in Regional Australia or a Low Population Growth Area

Have you
- Met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification(s); AND
- The qualification(s) were not in English language proficiency; AND
- The qualification(s) took at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia; AND
- The qualification(s) were taught in English; AND
- The campus of your institution is in a regional or low population growth area; AND
- You have spent at least 2 years living in the regional or low population growth area; AND
- You did not complete the qualification(s) via distance education?
Yes.
No
Score: 0

Professional Year

Have you completed a Professional Year in Australia in your occupation following your studies - currently available for accountants, engineers and IT professionals:
Yes.
No
Score: 0

Qualifications

What is your highest Qualification?
20: Recognised PhD (Doctorate)
15: Recognised Bachelor degree or higher
10: Recognised Trade Qualification including
  • Diploma or Trade Certificate completed at an Australian educational institution
  • Other award or qualification recognised by the skills assessing authority
0: No Recognised Qualifications
Score: 0

Recent Work Experience

Which of the following applies to you?
Not in skilled employment over the last 2 years.
I have been in paid employment in a skilled occupation for at least 12 of the last 24 months.
Score: Not Met

Overseas Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience overseas, in the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled occupation:
8 Years or more
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
Less than 3 years
Score: 0

Australian Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience in Australia, in the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled occupation:
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
1 Year or more
Less than one year
Score: 0

Partner Skill Qualifications

Check any boxes which apply to your partner or spouse
My partner is aged under 50
My partner has competent English ability
My partner can pass skills assessment in an occupation on the applicable Skilled Occupations List for my subclass.
In the last 6 months, my partner has completed degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) which took at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia at an Australian institution, which are closely related to my partner"s nominated occupation and which were taught in English.
My partner has been in paid, skilled employment for at least 12 of the last 24 months
Score: 0

Designated Language

Do any of the following apply to you?
I am accredited as a para-professional interpreter or translator (level 2) in a designated language by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters
None of the above
Score: 0

Skilled Migration Points Test Results

Your score is:

As the pass mark for

Skilled migration can be complex, so we recommend that you contact us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration before you proceed with an application.

In particular, each skills assessing authority has different criteria in determining whether your skills are suitable for migration to Australia. We are familiar with the procedures of the main skills assessing authorities, and would be happy to advise you further as to your best course of action. We can also prepare and lodge applications for skilled migration on behalf of clients.

If you would like us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration or if you would like us to assist you with your application, you can book a consultation through our website. We will then provide you with a comprehensive preliminary assessment of your likely eligibility for skilled migration, and can discuss with you the best way to proceed with your application.

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