From December 2019, the Graduate Stream for State Nomination will be extended to include vocational education and training (VET) graduates who complete a qualification in Western Australia at Certificate III level or above.
The first invitation round to include VET graduates will be issued in December 2019.
Other changes to the graduate stream are:
New requirement (December 2019)
Study in WA
At least 2 years study in WA at a WA university
At least 2 years study in WA at one or more WA education providers studying ELICOS, VET at a registered training organisation or Higher Education providers
12 months Australian work experience in nominated or closely related occupation
12 month contract of employment in nominated or closely related occupation
6 months Australian work experience in the applicants nominated occupation on the Graduate Occuation List
6 month contract of employment in the applicants nominated occupation on the Graduate Occuation List
A new Graduate Occupation List and these updated requirements for the Graduate Stream will be published on the website prior to the December invitation round.
Current requirements for the graduate stream
For information on the current requirements, visit the State nomination requirements page.