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Move to Australia as a Construction Worker – The Construction Visa Subsidy Program.

The Construction Visa Subsidy Program (CVSP) is a significant initiative by the State Government to support Western Australian construction businesses in attracting skilled workers. The program aims to provide financial assistance to employers and skilled migrants, addressing the growing demand for a skilled workforce in the building and construction industry.

 

Key Features of the Program

 

  • Grants of up to $10,000 for employers and skilled migrants
  • Support for visa application fees, migration agent fees, and relocation costs
  •  Eligibility for employers and skilled migrants in the building and construction industry
  •  Milestone payments for employers and skilled migrants

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

  • Employers must sponsor skilled migrants in specific visa subclasses (482, 494, or 186)
  • Employers must be headquartered in Western Australia and undertaking building and construction work
  • Skilled migrants must be granted a visa through the WA State Nominated Migration Program (SNMP)

 

Benefits of the Program

 

  • Encourages skilled migration to Western Australia
  •  Supports the growth of the building and construction industry
  • Provides financial assistance to employers and skilled migrants
  • Enhances the State’s competitiveness in attracting skilled workers

 

How to Apply

 

  • Employers: Complete the CVSP Employer Sponsored Stream – Milestone 1 – Claim Form and submit required documents
  • Skilled Migrants: Lodge an Expression of Interest in SkillSelect and apply for the WA State Nominated Migration Program

 

The Construction Visa Subsidy Program is a valuable opportunity for Western Australian construction businesses and skilled migrants. By providing financial support and streamlining the migration process, the program aims to boost the building and construction industry’s capacity and drive economic growth in the region.

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