University Tutor – ANZSCO 242112

University Tutors conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level
  • University Demonstrator
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 University Tutor is Vocational & Education Training Assessment (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualification assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or higher 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
  • Applicants must meet both the qualification and employment requirements to obtain a positive skills assessment
  • A highly relevant field of study is valuation. This is the study of land, buildings, businesses, properties, machinery, art and personal items.
  • Applicants may provide details of relevant training or professional development course undertaken or any licenses or registrations that may relate to their role.
Potential Visa Pathways for University Tutor
ANZSCOOccupationSkills Assessment189190485 (Graduate Work)491 (State)491 (Family)186 (Direct)407 (Training)494 (regional Sponsored)482 (TSS Medium Term)
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Group: 2421 University Lecturers and Tutors

Prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
  • Preparing and delivering lectures, and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions
  • Preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
  • Advising students on academic and related matters
  • Attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
  • Supervising work programs of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
  • Participating in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
  • Serving on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
  • Conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
  • Stimulating and guiding class discussions
  • Compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 242111 University Lecturer
  • 242112 University Tutor

Subclass 494 visa – Skilled Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa

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.


At least 3 years full-time work experience in the nominated occupation.


Must have at least Competent English, i.e., IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.


Must be under 45 years of age, unless exempt.

Be Sponsored

Must be sponsored by an Australian regional employer.

Job Outlook

  • $2,511 AUD

    Weekly Earnings

  • 9%

    Work full time hours

  • Strong

    Growth expected in the next 5 years

  • 51% female

    Gender share

  • 43 hours

    Average full-time

  • Very High Skill

    Skill level rating

Book a consultation with our Registered Migration Agents in Melbourne to find out more about your visa options and your path to Australian permanent residency or applying for citizenship.