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This visa allows you to take part in workplace-based occupational training activities to improve your skills for your job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

With this visa, you can

  • visit Australia to complete a workplace-based training (to improve your skills for your current occupation, area of tertiary study or field of expertise), or a professional development training program

Nomination types

This visa allows people to take part in workplace-based training to improve their skills for their job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

Nomination requirements are different depending on the purpose or type of training.

There are 3 types of occupational training covered by this visa:

Nomination is the stage where the sponsor provides details about the nominee (intended trainee), the purpose or type of training and how and where the training will be provided.

How long you can stay

This is a temporary visa.  We might grant you a visa stay in Australia for up to 2 years.

You can leave and re-enter Australia on the visa while it is valid.

Stay longer

You can't stay in Australia longer by extending this visa.

You can apply for another visa. Explore visa options

Include family

You can include members of the family unit in your application when you apply

You can also add family members to your application after you apply but before we decide on your visa.

Family members who apply for the visa with you must also meet our health and character requirements. 

If you apply for this visa from outside Australia, family members who are not coming to Australia might also have to meet our health requirements.

Subsequent entrants

If we grant you the visa, your family members might be able to apply to join you in Australia later as a subsequent entrant. 

They can do this using the Temporary Work and Activity Visa (Subsequent Entrant) (403,407,408) form in ImmiAccount.

Family members applying subsequently should :

  • be listed on the nomination form if their sponsor is not a Commonwealth Government Agency, and
  • provide a letter from the sponsor of the primary applicant confirming the sponsor has agreed to sponsor them


The visa costs from AUD285 for the main applicant.

There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you.

You might also have to pay other costs for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.

To work out what your visa will cost, use the Visa Pricing Estimator. The estimator does not take into account the other costs.

Apply from

You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for the visa and when we decide on your application.

Your obligations

You and your family members must obey all Australian laws.

Learn more about conditions for this visa.

Visa label

We will digitally link your visa to your passport. You will not get a label in your passport.

Financial support

You will need to be able to financially support yourself while in Australia. You will need to be able to financially support accompanying family members.

Changing sponsors

If you decide to train with another organisation while you are in Australia, you will need to be sponsored by that organisation. They must submit a new nomination for you.

When the new nomination is approved you can do your occupational training with that organisation for the time remaining on your visa.

You do not have to apply for a new visa, as long as you continue to do the training program your visa was approved for.

If your occupational training program changes, you need to submit a new visa application.

If your sponsor ends your training you must tell us. You may try to find another organisation to sponsor you.

Apply for a new visa

If you want to apply for a new Training visa (subclass 407) you will need continuing sponsorship. You may have to provide an explanation of why you were unable to complete the training within the initial training period.


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