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Western Australia’s Latest Invitation Round: Occupations, Points, and More

Western Australia (WA) has recently unveiled the statistics from its latest invitation round of August, shedding light on the occupations that received invitations and the corresponding points they were invited on. Additionally, this update provides insights into the submission dates for Expressions of Interest (EOIs). In this blog post, we’ll dive into the details of WA’s invitation round, highlighting the notable trends and key occupations that stood out.

Occupations and Points Distribution:

The recent invitation round in Western Australia saw a diverse range of occupations invited across various streams. Let’s break down the key points from this round:

General Stream – WASMOL Schedule 1:

Surprisingly, no invitations were extended from the General stream – WASMOL Schedule 1 in this round. It’s crucial for prospective applicants to keep an eye on future developments in this stream.

General Stream – WASMOL Schedule 2:

The General stream – WASMOL Schedule 2 did issue invitations, and the standout occupation was Structural Engineer (233214), which received invitations with the highest points of 85. This indicates the competition among the professionals in this field in WA.
The criteria to rank the EOIs is as follow:
  1. Currently residing in Western Australia.
  2. Currently residing in another Australian State or territory.
  3. Currently residing offshore.
  4. Highest EOI points score.
  5. Oldest EOI submission date.
Below are the details for the last invited EOI by occupation once the ranking was completed.

Graduate Stream – Higher Education:

In the Graduate stream – Higher Education, once again, Structural Engineer (233214) was invited at the highest points, receiving invitations with 90 points. This is a strong signal that competition for the occupation in WA is soaring. Following closely was the Construction Project Manager (133111), with invitations extended at 80 points.
The criteria to rank the EOIs is as follow:
  1. Currently residing in Western Australia.
  2. Currently residing in another Australian State or territory.
  3. Currently residing offshore.
  4. Completed a PhD or master’s qualification in Western Australia.
  5. Completed an Honours degree or other higher qualification in Western Australia.
  6. Completed a bachelor’s degree in Western Australia.
  7. Highest EOI points score.
  8. Oldest EOI submission date.
Below are the details for the last invited EOI by occupation once ranking was completed.

Graduate Stream – Vocational Education and Training:

The Graduate stream – Vocational Education and Training also participated in this round with invitations offered to various occupations. Wall and Floor Tiler (333411) stood out, being invited with the highest points, which were 75. This suggests opportunities for skilled individuals in this trade.
The criteria to rank the EOIs is as follow:
  1. Currently residing in Western Australia.
  2. Currently residing in another Australian State or territory.
  3. Currently residing offshore.
  4. Completed an Advanced Diploma in Western Australia.
  5. Completed a Diploma in Western Australia.
  6. Completed a Certificate IV in Western Australia.
  7. Completed a Certificate III in Western Australia.
  8. Highest EOI points score.
  9. Oldest EOI submission date.
Below are the details for the last invited EOI by occupation once ranking was completed.
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State of Residence
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