Up to 2 years

Training Visa (SC407) Australia


The Training Visa (SC407) is a two-year temporary visa that allows you to visit Australia to conduct work-based training. This visa permits people to improve their skills in Australia for their employment, university study, field of expertise, or professional development training program. 

Training Visa (SC407) offers the following three types of occupational training.

  • The occupational training that is required for registration.
  • Improving skills development in a qualifying occupation.
  • Capacity building overseas.


To be eligible, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age.
  • Be sponsored.
  • Receive an invitation from a sponsor, which is a Commonwealth Government agency.
  • Be nominated (unless your sponsor is a Commonwealth Government agency)
  • Meet health requirements.

Can I Change My Sponsor of an Australia Training Visa?

If you want, you may change your sponsor. Your new sponsor must nominate you and, once approved, proceed with your training for the duration of your visa.

Can i work with a Training Visa?

You may work if it is related to your training or course. You may not be allowed to work for more than 40 hours in two weeks.


While applying for Training Visa (SC407), you need to ensure you have all your documents in order. Identity documents, sponsor documents, and financial and health documents are necessary. Apart from that, there are a few things you need to look for.

  • Financial - You should be able to support yourself and your family in Australia.
  • Work-place-based documents - A copy of the invitation to participate in the training is needed.
  • Evidence of Relationship (Adoption, Fiance, Marriage visa)
  • Sponsor - a sponsor approval letter or receipt.
  • Volunteer - complete the Acknowledgement of unpaid placement forms.
  • Health Insurance - evidence of adequate health insurance for you and your family members.


The visa application process takes only a few steps. Gather your documents, apply online for a visa and pay the visa fee. You may also contact the professionals and let them handle the job.

When to Apply
Apply at least a couple of months before the travel date.

Visa Processing Time
It may take 2-4 months on average. Otherwise, it may even require only a month.

How to Apply
Create ImmiAccount to apply online, provide necessary documents and pay the fee.


It is a temporary visa. Thus you stay in Australia for up to 2 years. While the visa is valid, you can leave and return to Australia.

The visa costs AUD315 for the primary applicant. There is also a fee for every family member who applies with you for the visa. They may also charge you for health checks, police certificates, and biometrics.


You can't stay in Australia longer by extending this visa. You can apply for another visa from within Australia.


A Training Visa (SC407) lets you visit Australia for two years on a temporary basis to pursue vocational training and career development.

Usable for two years with multiple-entry

Join training programs to improve skills.

Work is allowed on this visa

On successful completion of training, you may be able to apply for another visa to study or work in Australia.

Include family members with yourself.

Visa Type
Temporary Visa

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