• OTC
  • Accredited degree: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.
  • Skill level: 1
  • Occupational therapists treat disabled, ill or injured patients with special equipment and the therapeutic use of daily activities. They help patients improve, regain and develop the skills needed for day to day life and work.
  • Occupational Therapist task includes: assess functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, and provide therapy to enable people to perform their daily activities and occupations.
  • On average, Occupational Therapist in Australia can earn up to $61,690 per year. This earnings are above average.
Degree Academic Requirement Minimum IELTS required (or relevant TOEFL, PTE)
Diploma HSC 6.5
Bachelor HSC of Foundation or Diploma 7.0
Master Bachelor degree, and/or work experience and recognition of an association. 7.0
  • Graduation visa

Students can apply for visa 485 after graduation, and use that visa to work full time to gain more insight experience. The jobs that graduates can apply are listed as below:

  1. Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  2. Personal Trainer
  3. Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Migration visa

Once the graduates have accumulated enough experiences, they can be eligible to continue the migration pathway to become a permanent resident.

 Visa type


489 Visa


482 TSS Visa

(will be introduced soon)

Visa number





186 Visa (DE)

187 Visa

All area

Regional area
Maximum processing time (Months) 12 12 12 12 15 19
11/04/2019 (current) 189 Visa 489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
Number of total invitations 100 10
Points Score 80 80
Visa date of effect 15/03/2019 9:40 12/10/2018 6:31
10/03/2019 (Previous) 189 Visa 489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
Points Score 75 85
Visa date of effect 8/03/2019 5:50 9/03/2019 8:30

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