Temporary Graduate Visa

New postal address is:

Management Skills Assessment Unit Institute of Managers and Leaders GPO Box 2229, Brisbane QLD 4000.

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

The Institute of Managers and Leaders is authorised by the Department of Home Affairs 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 the Institute 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 the Institute offer immigration advice?

No, the Institute does not offer immigration advice to applicants wanting to know if they should submit an application to have their qualifications assessed. We recommend that all applicants directly contact the Department of Home Affairs and Citizenship for advice about their specific visa requirements prior to submitting their application to the Institute. We 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. Please see DIAC’s website at immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/485/ and 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).