This visa can be applied when you are successful in gaining employment onshore or offshore.
The onus of finding employment is on the client. However we have a pool of resources and tips that we can point to in gaining an offer of employment. It must be noted that gaining employment from offshore can be a difficult process.
Most employers would like you to have a valid visa in order to apply for the positions which means the applicant either holds a post study open work visa, any other work visa or a skilled migrant job search visa.
This is a skill based visa that is granted between one year to three years depending on the skill band. The skill band is determined based on the hourly wage for the position.
The ANZSCO code also plays an important part in determining the skill level of an occupation. It also depends upon the skills shortages in regions and the long term skills shortage whether a labour market test is required by the employer to support your application. You can check the same using the link below.