Skilled Professionals Program

457 Visa

Skilled Professionals Program

Australia is looking for skilled hospitality professionals to work in world-class resorts, restaurants and hotels. If you’re enthusiastic, adventurous, experienced and want to earn more money while living in the land known for beautiful beaches, rugged outback and sophisticated cities, you’re the perfect candidate for this fantastic opportunity. This is an international experience of a lifetime.

If you meet the Australian government’s eligibility, we can help you get started with an amazing career in an incredible country. Working with our operations in Australia, Alliance Abroad International, we’ll help you every step of the way from matching you with the right position and employer to visa and migration assistance to getting started in Australia. Under the skilled professional (457) visa, employers will sponsor you for up to 4 years. Your spouse and children may also be eligible to accompany you during your stay.

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Skilled Professionals

Overview

Australia is looking for skilled culinary and hospitality professionals to work in world-class resorts, restaurants, bars and hotels. If you’re enthusiastic, adventurous, experienced and want to earn more money while living in the land known for beautiful beaches, rugged outback and sophisticated cities, you’re the perfect candidate for this fantastic opportunity. This is an international experience of a lifetime.

If you meet the Australian government’s eligibility, we can help you get started with an amazing career in an incredible country. Working with our office in Australia, we’ll help you every step of the way from matching you with the right position and employer to visa and migration assistance to preparing for your arrival into Australia. Under the skilled professional (457) visa, employers will sponsor you for up to 4 years. Your spouse and children may also be eligible to accompany you during your stay.

“Working a year in Australia was the best experience of my life.”

Skilled Professionals

About The Program

Earn a minimum starting salary of AUD $54,500 per annum

Live in magnificent Australia up to 4 years

Develop your professional skills in a multicultural environment

Enhance your resume with international work experience

Bring your spouse and children*

*Please note that additional fees and conditions may apply, e.g. you must have proof of marriage and dependents must be under 18 years of age.

This is a cultural exchange program so, there is a required fee. The program fee includes visa costs, migration attorney assistance, legal fees and pre-departure as well as in-country support services.

Program fees will vary by country of citizenship and position location in Australia.

Australian employers will sponsor skilled workers that meet the temporary work (skilled) visa (457) (hyperlink to https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/457-) requirements:

  • Education: Applicants must have a culinary or hospitality degree from an approved institution.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Language: Applicants must have a strong English level and pass a standardized English proficiency test.
  • Health: Applicants must have a chest X-ray to meet health and safety requirements.
  • Visa & Passport: Applicants must be eligible for 457 temporary work (skilled) visa and meet the Australian character requirements. A valid passport is also required.

Yes. The Australian government requires travel medical insurance. Together with our insurance partner, we help ensure peace of mind while you’re aboard. Enroll: here

The Skilled Professionals Program will give you the opportunity to develop your culinary talents or restaurant management experience in some of the most desirable locations destinations in the world. You will sign a contract with an Australian resort, hotel or restaurant and work for up to 4 years.

Based on your qualifications and prior work experience, you will be placed in one of the high-end, luxury resorts, 4 and 5 star hotels or popular bars and restaurants in Australia. We work closely with all our Host Employers to ensure the best possible experience.

Positions are located throughout Australia from urban areas like Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth to more relaxed and remote locations like Tasmania and Ayers Rock.

  • GUARANTEED job placement BEFORE you depart
  • Pre-departure support
  • Professional resume optimization including interview training and preparation
  • Assistance with obtaining required travel medical insurance
  • Assistance with securing the most competitive travel rates
  • Two nights of accommodation upon arrival
  • Housing orientation session
  • Support once in Australia
  • Assistance with Australian tax numbers, refunds and requirements
  • Visa assistance from a licensed migration professional
    • Visa fees
    • Legal fees
  • Airfare to Australia
  • Housing and living expenses (some employers in remote locations may provide housing at subsidized rates)
  • Visa application fee
  • Compulsory Health insurance
  • Travel, visa and legal expenses for a spouse or dependent children
  • Health insurance
  • English and medical test (if required)

Employers

If you face challenges of staffing for seasonal or peak business needs, we can help. We recruit enthusiastic young professionals looking to gain work experience in an international location. Enhance your team with people who speak the international language of hospitality, graciousness and customer service excellence.

Let us help you find the help you need!

Skilled Professionals

Program Benefits and Support

  • Candidate recruiting, screening and interviewing
  • Job matching with experience and education
  • Qualified candidates ready to begin work
  • Participant pre-departure support to ensure candidates have completed all necessary paperwork and documentation
  • Coordination of all travel logistics to ensure in-country arrivals have the resources and support they need
  • Check ins with employers and candidates to ensure that expectations are being met and that the job match is a good fit

Eligibility & Visa Information

We’ll make sure that candidates are eligible to participate; responsible, reliable and friendly with the attitude and experience you seek. All candidates must have English proficiency and commit to an agreed upon employment length. Their participation in the program is a good indication of their desire to work during their experience abroad.

Skilled Professionals