Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer

How to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer

Can I migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer?
Yes, Cable Jointer is on the Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List which opens several visa pathways for Migrating to Australia including various Permanent Residency options.

Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer: Lets Go Global have assisted many thousands of people under the technical cable jointer code with their Australian Immigration dreams. From an immigration perspective its a strong profession, and current demand levels in Australia are strong.


According to the ANZSCO Classification Schedule the code for Cable Jointer contains the following Migration Groups and Sub Groups

Major Group: 3 – Technicians and Trades Workers
Sub-Major Group: 34 – Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers | Minor Group: 342 – Electronics and Telecommunications Trades Workers
Unit Group: 3422 – Electrical Distribution Trades Workers

General role description for a Cable Jointer migrating to Australia
342212 Australia Migration Code Description: Joins insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches, and prepares cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines. Registration or licensing may be required.

You will likely be responsible for the installation and maintenance of underground and high voltage overhead electrical cable supplies, substation builds and the installation of major pieces of equipment and infrastructure. In some organisations, there may not be a separate trade for cable jointers and these tasks are done by a telecommunications technician or electrician.

Minimum qualifications required to migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer.
According to ANZSCO those looking to migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer must demonstrate qualifications equivalent to Skills Level 3 on the Australian Qualification Framework (“AQF”).

If you’re migrating to Australia from the UK as a Cable Jointer you’ll be expected to have at least NVQ Level 3 and if you’re looking to migrate from South Africa to Australia, you’ll need an Advanced National certificate.

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Minimum work experience required to migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer
You will need to have over three years’ experience although time spent in training or on an apprenticeship can count towards this time. Occasionally three years of relevant experience can substitute the need for formal qualifications although this is the exception not the rule

Am I eligible to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer?


Once you’ve satisfied the occupational requirements for ANZSCO then it’s time to look at overall immigration points which can be calculated below:


Age Points to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer
Age 18 – 24 = 25 points
Age 25 – 32 = 30 points
Age 33 – 39 = 25 points
Age 40 – 44 = 15 points
Age 45 = Not eligible for skilled migration although may still be eligible for Permanent residency status via the TSS Visa.

English Language Ability Points to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer
Good = 20 points
Medium = 10 points
Basic = 0 points

Work Experience Points
3 to 5 years = 5 points
5 to 8 years = 10 points
8 years + = 15 points

Qualification Points to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer
PHD = 20 points
Degree = 15 points
Trade Qualification = 10 points

We will always make an application across the State Sponsored visa class of Permanent Residency so by using Let’s Go! Global add in a further 5 or 10 points as required.

What is the process to migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer?

Once you’ve satisfied ANZSCO and calculated a minimum of 65 immigration points it’s time to start looking at getting your migration case underway.

Let’s Go Global have a 100% success rate with those in the Cable Jointer category looking to migrate to Australia.


Migrate to Australia as a Technical Cable Jointer Stage One: Skills Assessment
Every occupation, trade and profession have their own skills assessment body. It’s their job to say that you are who you say you are, and that you have the right skills, experience and qualifications. In the case of ANZSCO Code 342212 the Australian Skills Assessment body for Cable Jointer is

Stage 1 Skills Assessment – Technical Cable Jointer Australia
Stage one is the collation of a decision ready bundle of documents which can be used by the assessment body to evidence and substantiate your skills, training, qualifications and experience.

Stage 2 – Skills Assessment to migrate to Australia as a technical Cable Jointer will usually be by technical interview.

The total cost for a TRA Skills Assessment to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer is currently $1000 AUD

Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer Stage Two: Expression of Interest
After receiving a positive Skills Assessment an
Expression of Interest can be lodged which places you into a pool of candidates all looking to migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer. It is important therefore that you build the strongest possible case to receive an invitation to apply for your formal skilled visa.

Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer Stage Three: Formal Application
The final stage of your migration to Australia as a Cable Jointer is your formal application to the Department of Home Affairs after receiving an invitation to apply. At this stage police checks and medicals are required.

What Emigration Australia Visas are available for a Cable Jointer?

The main skilled visa classes of 189 and 190 bring what’s termed Permanent residency Status from day one. Permanent Residency for a Cable Jointer means you’ll be able to:

Live and work in Australia
Enter and leave without the need for further visas
Access Medicare
Access education for children without contribution
Access financial services
Own property
Sponsor other eligible family members after two years
Apply for full Australian Citizenship and dual nationality after four years

Can my family join me on a skilled visa?
Yes, with the additional bonus that your partner may not even need to do a skills assessment in their own right for whatever occupation they hold. The rights and privileges afforded to the main visa holder are passed onto partners and children automatically.

Employer Sponsored Visas for Cable Jointer Australia
Cable Jointer is on the MLTSSL for Australia which means it’s eligible for the TSS Employer Sponsored Visa and whilst this visa is initially classed as temporary it can convert to fill Permanent Residency Status after three years.

Occupation Ceilings for Cable Jointer Australia Migration
Occupation ceilings dictate how many skilled visas are issued to applicants in a particular year. For 2018 the occupation ceiling for Cable Jointers migrating to Australia is 1000.

190 State Nomination for Cable Jointer
The following Australian States and Territories currently offer their weight to the 190 Visa class for Cable Jointers emigrating to Australia
ACT Australian Capital Territory
NT Northern Territory
TAS Tasmania

Do I need a job to Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer?
Not usually. The 189 visa class does not require a formal job offer although some States and Territories do require this for the 190 subclass.

Jobs in Australia for Cable Jointers

The Job market in Australia for Cable Jointers remains strong and is expected to do so for the next five years. There are currently 95,528 Cable Jointers employed in Australia with the majority of these employed on a full-time basis. Unemployment for qualified Cable Jointers in Australia is below average.

Average Salary in Australia for a Cable Jointer
Average Salary for Cable Jointer in Australia is $78,625 per year

Average salary for a Cable Jointer in Western Australia: $69,112 per year
The average salary for a Cable Jointer is $69,577 per year in Western Australia, which meets the national average.

Move to Australia as a Cable Jointer with Let’s Go Global and benefit from our No Visa No Fee refund guarantee.

Don’t Pay for Your Initial Consultation
We only take on cases where our experts are positive of securing a successful outcome for you and your loved ones. At the start of this life changing journey you need to be armed with the facts, not have to listen to a long-winded sales pitch. We don’t use any fancy computer programs and every assessment is hand reviewed by an occupation specialist in your field. Rest assured we talk your language so when it comes to liaising with Skills Assessment and Immigration we’re ideally placed to defend your rights.

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• Consultations are with those directly responsible for your case
• Honest and reliable assessment of your eligibility
• All your unanswered questions covered
• Free advice on skills assessment and professional registration
• Warts and all budget planning – all costs discussed in detail

Emigrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer
After your free consultation you may decide to engage our bespoke fully managed Emigrate to Australia service. Our highly competitive fees are always fixed right from the start so there’s no nasty surprises along the way.

Migrate to Australia as a Cable Jointer with:
• 360-degree legal advocacy and case management.
• Full skills assessment service & professional registrations
• 24/7 Access to your case
• Dedicated recruitment advisory service
• Access to a real Australian resettlement expert


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Jane Njoma is an Australia Migration Agent who has many years of work experience as an Australian Migration Consultant and runs Lets Go Emigrate Australia as a Free Resource for Information on Immigrating to Australia. Jane believes in broader global access to Australian Immigration information and provides the information free of charge and making it available to the greatest number of people worldwide.