Important Updates: Skilled Migrants Information

Calling all talented chefs with a worldwide culinary vision – Australia beckons!

The Australian market is ripe with opportunities for talented chefs like you, making it highly likely to find an employer willing to sponsor your work visa. Recent statistics have confirmed that an impressive 78% of chefs are gainfully employed on a full-time basis, surpassing any other role in the hospitality sector. The culinary industry in Australia is constantly welcoming foreigners to join its ranks, giving you the chance to showcase your skills in various food outlets across the country. Don’t let this incredible chance slip away – Join us today and embark on your journey to becoming a respected chef!

If you are an ambitious Chef with dreams of pursuing your culinary passion in Australia, meeting the mandatory Chef skills assessment is crucial. This assessment, relevant to the Chef ANZSCO Code 351311, plays a vital role in securing your visa for Australia. It provides an opportunity to showcase your talents, knowledge, and experience as a professional in the culinary arts, ultimately positioning you for success in the highly competitive Australian job market.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will earn the esteemed Australian Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, becoming highly sought-after by employers in the hospitality industry. This recognized qualification will significantly enhance your employability prospects, ensuring a successful and rewarding career in Australia. We understand the significance of this assessment for your journey, and our professional team is here to provide expert guidance and support throughout the process.

As an international applicant, you can explore employer sponsorship through visa subclasses 482 and 186. These pathways provide exceptional prospects for long-term employment in Australia. Additionally, visa subclasses 189, 190, and 491 offer alternative pathways for driven culinary professionals who wish to carve out their path in the industry.

Candidate Eligibility

  • Minimum qualification of Diploma in Professional Cookery or Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (If you don’t have trade related qualifications, you’ll be asked to prove you have a minimum of 5 years’ work experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in the similar field.
  • IELTS score of 6 or above.
  • Positive skill assessment by TRA (Trade Recognition Australia) or VETASSES (Vocational Education and Training Assessing Services
  • Age in between 25-40
  • Food Handling Certificate

Think of the Chef skills assessment as a 2-stage approach. You need to prove to the assessor you have the necessary skills as a Chef.

The first stage, known as the documentary assessment, requires you to provide an assortment of essential documents including payslips, a comprehensive CV, references, videos, photos, and qualifications. This thorough paper-based review serves as a strong foundation, validating your skills for the Chef skills assessment.

Once you’ve successfully cleared the documentary assessment, we move on to the second stage, a relaxed yet meaningful technical interview with our accomplished Australian qualified Chef and trainer. This personalized interview, conducted via Skype or Zoom, offers you an exclusive opportunity to discuss your culinary achievements, showcase your skills, and gain valuable insights from our expert assessors.

Before you can make this dream a reality, it is essential to go through a skills assessment to apply for an Australian visa. This assessment is a vital step for Australian Immigration to evaluate if you possess the required skills and qualifications as a chef, according to their guidelines.

This assessment is valid for a generous 3 years from the date of issue, giving you ample time to secure your visa application. Your Australian Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery holds no expiry date, providing you with lifelong recognition of your expertise.

By successfully completing our assessment, you will also be awarded the esteemed Australian Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

Age plays a crucial role in eligibility, and we welcome candidates aged between 25 and 45 years.

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