AUSTRALIAN IMMIGRATION SKILLS IN DEMAND LIST 2013
Migration, nowadays migration rate has increased a lot. People are migrating to different countries on a large rate. Australia, U.S, UK, Canada is some of the favorite spot for immigration, no matter who they are businessman, engineers, doctors, skilled workers, students and etc. everybody wants to immigrate. Especially in countries like Australia.
Australian immigration skills in demand list which is known as Migration Occupation in Demand List (MODL) listed those specializations and occupations identified by DEEWR- The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relation that were short in supply.
The Migration occupation in demand list was basically introduced to target the GSM (General Skilled Migration) to the applicants who has skills in particular occupation and specialization in short supply of Australia. The purpose and role of MODL is in targeting skills need in General Skilled Migration program, basically to complement the tertiary qualified Australian supply.
If applicant is eligible for migration occupation in demand list and the nominated occupation is on the list (MODL) at the time of application is lodged, applicant will be eligible for job offer/occupation in demand points in GSM- general skilled migration test. Applicant will receive extra points if the job offers is from suitable employer of Australia.
A suitable employer of Australia is the one who has employed for at least 10 people on full time basis for the previous 2 financial years. If applicant is intended to claim for job offer/occupation in demand, then he/she is required to submit documentary evidence that his/her proposed employer meets the requirements.
Australian Immigration Skills inDemand List 2013 enlist the occupations that are currently high in demand. If applicants’ occupation is listed in MODL then he/she can claim extra points and visa will be fast tracked.
From 8th February 2010 all Migration Occupation in Demand List (MODL) occupations were removed from MODL. Therefore, all those applicants who lodge an application on or after this date (8th February 2010) will not be eligible for MODL points unless the applicant had:
- Held a skilled graduate visa (subclass 485) or had applied for skilled graduate (subclass 485) visa and is yet to apply for provisional or permanent GSM- general skilled migration visa before 1st January 2013.
- Or on 8th February had pending application for general skilled migration visa.
From 1st July 2010, application of general skilled migration visas must nominate in Australia and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupation (ANZSCO). Now the Migration Occupation in Demand List enlists the occupation in both ANZSCO and ASCO codes.
MODL lists those specializations and occupations from within the SOL- Skilled Occupation List identified by DEEWR as being ongoing national shortage. Previously if applicant is nominated occupation was on Migration Occupation in Demand List, then GSM visa would receive priority processing.
The Migration Occupation in Demand List was supposed to be reviewed twice a year to take a consideration of emerging and existing skills shortage. However this does not means that list was changed twice a year. Changes usually occur if there had been significant changes in Australian labor market trends.
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