Training visa (Subclass 407)
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.
1. Have an approved sponsor:
Your sponsor must be approved as a temporary activities sponsor.
2. Be nominated
Your sponsor must have nominated you to participate in a program of occupational training unless your sponsor is a Australian Commonwealth Government agency.
Nomination requirements are different depending on the purpose or type of training.
There are 3 types of occupational training covered by this visa:
3. Be this age
Usually, you must be 18 years old or older at the time we decide your visa application.
4. Have this visa:
If you are applying in Australia, you must currently hold a valid temporary substantive visa that is not a:
If you are in Australia and do not hold a substantive visa, your last substantive visa must not have been one of the above visas and your application must be made within 28 days:
5. Have adequate health insurance:
You are personally liable for all your healthcare costs while you are in Australia. Medical insurance helps limit your financial liability. You must maintain adequate health cover for the whole of your stay if you are granted this visa. Your insurance should cover you for medically necessary treatment, including transport.
See a guide to what we consider adequate health insurance.
See more about health insurance for overseas visitors.
Reciprocal healthcare agreements
Some countries have a reciprocal healthcare agreement with Australia. Find out more from Services Australia about reciprocal healthcare agreements.
6. Be a genuine temporary entrant
You must only intend to:
You must have substantially complied with the conditions of the last substantive or subsequent bridging visa that you held.
7. Have this level of English language: You must have functional English.
8. Best interests of the child
We might not grant this visa if it is not in the best interests of an applicant under 18.
Meet other requirements:
The visa costs from AUD310 for the main applicant.
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