Join the Skilled Professional Program in Australia 2018-09-07T12:21:53+00:00

Join the Skilled Professional Program

Australia

Experienced culinary professionals have the opportunity to gain invaluable international experience to further their careers. Alliance Abroad offers top notch training and skill-enhancing programs alongside seasoned professionals through partnering with high-end, luxury restaurant and hotel brands across Australia.

Join the Skilled Professional Program

Australia

Experienced culinary professionals have the opportunity to gain invaluable international experience to further their careers. Alliance Abroad offers top notch training and skill-enhancing programs alongside seasoned professionals through partnering with high-end, luxury restaurant and hotel brands across Australia.

Chef showcases meal made while working in Australia

Skilled Professional Program

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 criteria, 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 (TSS) visa, employers will sponsor you for up to 4 years. Your spouse and children may also be eligible to accompany you during your stay.

To be accepted into the program, you must be able to fulfill the requirements for the TSS (Temporary Skilled Shortage) visa and employer needs.

About the Program

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

Program Cost

This is a cultural exchange program so, there is a required fee. The program fee includes migration attorney assistance, legal fees, job placement and pre-departure and in-country support services.
Program fees will vary by country of citizenship and position location in Australia.

Program Eligibility

Australian employers will sponsor skilled workers that meet the temporary work (skilled) visa (TSS) (hyperlink to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/482-) 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 TSS visa and meet the Australian character requirements. A valid passport is also required.

Chef preparing meal while at work in Australia

Over 1000 program participants successfully fulfilling their dreams in Australia since 2016!

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Do I need Insurance?

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

What types of positions are available

• Chef de Parties
• Sous Chef
• Food and Beverage Managers
• Restaurant Managers

Where can I work?

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, the Whitsunday Islands 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
  • Airfare to Australia
  • Housing and living expenses (some employers in remote locations may provide housing at subsidized rates)
  • Compulsory Health insurance
  • Travel, visa and legal expenses for a spouse or dependent children
  • English Test
  • Medical test (if required)