Property Manager – ANZSCO 612112
- Property Managers supervise the leasing of rental properties on behalf of owners.
- Skill Level
- Body Corporate Manager
Skills Assessment Requirement
Unless you are exempt in very limited circumstances, you are required to have a positive Skills Assessment to apply for the visas listed above.
Skills Assessment authority for Property Manager is Vocational Education and Training Assess (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
- AQF Certificate IV Qualification in a highly relevant field of study AND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; or
- AQF Certificate IV Qualification that is not a highly relevant field of study AND at least two years post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; or
- AQF Certificate III Qualification in a highly relevant field of study AND at least three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years.
- Highly relevant fields of study include Real Estate and Property Management
- To achieve a positive skills assessment, the applicant must meet the qualification and employment experience requirements.
- Note: Real Estate Representatives may not hold an estate agent’s license yet as they work under the supervision of a licensed Real Estate Agent
According to VETASSESS, pre-qualification experience for Real Estate Representatives may be considered in a skills assessment if the experience meets the following requirements:
- Three years of relevant employment in the last ten years; and
- One year of highly relevant employment performed at the required skill level in the last five years.
Potential Visa Pathways for Property Manager
|ANZSCO||Occupation||Skills Assessment||189||190||485||491 (State)||491 (Family)||186 (Direct)||407 (Training)||494 (regional Sponsored)||482 (TSS Medium
Group: 6121 Real Estate Sales Agents
- Sell, lease and manage commercial and private properties, and broker the buying and selling of businesses.
- Accepting and listing properties and businesses for sale and lease, conducting inspections, and advising buyers on the merits of properties and businesses and the terms of sale or lease
- Advising vendors of sales and marketing options such as sale by auction and open house inspections
- Cataloguing and detailing land, buildings and businesses for sale or lease and arranging advertising
- Assessing buyers’ needs and locating properties and businesses for their consideration
- Offering valuations and advice for buying and selling properties and businesses, and structuring the terms of settlement
- Collecting and holding rent monies from tenants, and remitting to owner on agreed basis
- Monitoring and addressing non-compliance with terms and conditions of tenancy and pursuing rental arrears
- Developing and implementing business plans, budgets, policies and procedures for the agency
- May arrange finance, land brokerage, conveyancing and maintenance of premises
- Skill Level
- Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupation Real Estate Agency Principal (Aus) / Real Estate Agency Licensee (NZ) has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
- Occupations in this Group
- 612111 Business Broker
- 612112 Property Manager
- 612113 Real Estate Agency Principal (Aus) / Real Estate Agency Licensee (NZ)
- 612114 Real Estate Agent
- 612115 Real Estate Representative
How to calculate your points (skilled visas)
To apply for a skilled visa, you need to know how many points you can score. The minimum score to be eligible for application is 65 points. However, depending on your occupation, the competitiveness, and the states you are applying to, you might need to score more points to get an invite.
Points will be given to you based on the following:
- Educational Qualifications
- Points for Professional Year
- Points for NAATI- Credentialled Community Language
- Points for 2 Year Study
- Points for English
- Points for Regional Study
- Points for Work Experience
- Points for Specialist Educational Qualifications (STEM)
- Points for Partner
Click here to calculate your points.
Subclass 190 visa– Skilled Nominated Visa & Subclass 491 visa – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa
To apply for visa subclass 190 and visa subclass 491, you need to have a nomination from the state/territory government where you want to live and work. Each State and Territory have individual requirements that must be met in order to receive nomination. (See below)
Another difference between the 190 and 491 visa is that you can only apply for visa subclass 491 if you are living and working in regional areas in Australia, while it is not a requirement if you are applying for the 190 visa.
In summary, to be eligible for 190 visa, you need to meet the following criteria:
To check if the state/ territory government requirements for your occupation, refer to the following links
Links to requirements
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|Australian Capital Territory (ACT)|
The 407 visa a short stay visa for individuals to participate in occupational training or professional development in Australia. This visa is generally valid to stay in Australia for 2 years. Please note this visa is subject to condition 8102 which forbids work apart from the training that is specified in the visa application. You are also required to maintain health insurance whilst in Australia.
To be eligible for visa 407, you need to meet the following criteria:
You can apply for subclass 494 if you have a regional employer who is willing to sponsor you. To be eligible for this visa, you must have at least 3 years of working experience in your nominated occupation and have a relevant skills assessment. With this visa, there is a requirement that you must work for the employer who is sponsoring you.
This visa provides pathway to permanent residency through the 191 visa.
The Subclass 482 visa is a Temporary Skill Shortage visa that requires a sponsorship from an Australian employer. This visa allows to your live and work in Australia for up to 4 years. You may apply for as many 482 visas as you want, as long as the employer is willing to sponsor you.
Please note that according to the Department of Home Affairs, caveats apply to this visa type. Subclass 482 visa is excluded from being granted to positions that have nominated annual earnings of less than $65,000 AUD. This visa type is only granted to Property Managers that have an employer in a regional area of Australia.