Temporary Graduate Visa

New postal address is:

Management Skills Assessment Unit Austalian Institute of Management PO BOX 200, Spring Hill QLD 4004 Australia.

New courier address is Level 16, 40 Creek Street, Brisbane Qld 4000, Australia

The Australian Institute of Management is authorised by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to assess the following qualification as a provisional assessment for the purposes of meeting the requirements for the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) Visa for Engineering Manager [133211].

Please see the application form for information pertaining to submission requirements for Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) Visa Qualifications Assessment.


How long will the assessment process take?

Providing that all required information is submitted to AIM at the time of lodging your application form and payment, your qualifications assessment will be completed within 2 weeks and your result will be sent to you via email.

Does AIM offer immigration advice?

No, AIM does not offer immigration advice to applicants wanting to know if they should submit an application to have their qualifications assessed. AIM recommends that all applicants directly contact the Department of Immigration and Citizenship for advice about their specific visa requirements prior to submitting their application to AIM. AIM will assess all qualification applications submitted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to confirm if a qualifications assessment is required prior to submitting an application to AIM. Please see DIAC’s website at http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/485/ and http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/ for further details.

How much does a qualifications only assessment cost?

For the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) Visa, the cost of the qualifications only assessment is a non-refundable fee of AUD$400 (ex GST). Note: applicants residing in Australia are required to pay GST of AUD$40 on the non-refundable fee of AUD$400 (total AUD$440 inc. GST).

What is the criteria which will be applied to my qualification assessment application?

Applicants must have a qualification which is highly relevant to the nominated occupation for assessment. The major area of study must be in the same field as the nominated occupation. The major area of study is determined by the number of units completed in the related field (This is generally 25% for a four year Bachelor degree course, or 33% for a 3 year Bachelor degree course). Additionally, the application’s qualifications must meet the required education level for the nominated occupation as per the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).