BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | ACT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE
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Guidelines for ACT nomination of a Skilled - Nominated (Subclass 190) – 10.12.2012Page 3 of 14
Preference will be given to:
Canberra residents working in the nominated occupation.
Overseas residents with a close family member who is resident in Canberra.
Canberra residents working in the nominated occupation
If you are working in Canberra, you can seek nomination of a closed occupation if you are:
Employed full time in your nominated occupation in Canberra.
Have a current skill assessment in the nominated occupation.
The occupation is verified before you lodge the application for nomination.
Interstate graduates (who started work in Canberra after 1 July 2012) are not eligible toapply for an off-list occupation.See the section: How to seek verification of a limited or closed occupation.
If you are living overseas, you can seek nomination of a closed occupation if:
You have a current skill assessment in a nominated occupation.
a close family member who is resident in Canberra; or
a genuine offer of employment from an ACT employer; or
are highly employable in the nominated occupation in Canberra.
The occupation is verified before you lodge your application.See the Section - How to seek verification of your limited or closed occupation.
HOW TO SEEK VERIFICATION OF YOUR LIMITED OR CLOSED OCCUPATION
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume showing 3 years of recent and relevant experience inyour nominated occupation.
The experience must be in an industry relevant to the ACT.
Experience in heavy industry, manufacturing, production, international airlines,mining; shipping, oil, head office banking and railways are not generallyconsidered relevant industries.
Current skill assessment in the nominated occupation. All VETASSESS skill assessmentsmust be dated after January 2010.