3. Business Skills Practical Intensive (6 CPD Points) – Melbourne – Friday 22 November 2019 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (ONLINE WEBINAR)


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Business Skills Visas (188, 888 and 132) Practical Intensive WORKSHOP

OMARA Item WK340

Category A Activity

Session Length: 6 hours
CPD Points Awarded: 6 points

The Business Skills Visas (188, 888 and 132) Practical Intensive Workshop is a 6 point CPD workshop that that is an expansive full day workshop which provides comprehensive and detailed analysis of the subclass 188 Provisional and subclass 888 Permanent Residence Streams for Business Innovation (i.e. Business Owner), Investor, SIV, PIV and Entrepreneur streams in addition to the subclass 132 Business Talent subclass streams for Significant Business History applicants and Venture Capital Entrepreneurs.


  • Updated current legislative and policy foundations for all subclass 188 and 888 stream requirements
  • Valid Application requirements – onshore and offshore
  • State, Territory and Austrade Nomination
  • SkillSelect and EOI
  • Lawful Acquisition and Unencumbered funds
  • Business Innovation and Extension Streams (Subclass 188 and 888) Criteria
  • Investor Stream (Subclass 188 and 888) Criteria
  • Designated Investment
  • Points Test – Business Innovation and Investment
  • Significant Investor and Extension (SIV) Streams (Subclass 188 and 888) Criteria
  • Premium Investor (PIV) Stream (Subclass 188 and 888) Criteria
  • Complying Significant and Premium Investments
  • Entrepreneur Stream (Subclass 188 and 888) Criteria
  • Complying Entrepreneur Activity and Funding Requirements
  • Business Talent (subclass 132) Visas – Significant Business History stream
  • Business Talent (subclass 132) Visas – Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream
  • Health and Character Requirements
  • Adding Dependants

The Workshop is intended to provide Registered Migration Agents and Lawyers with a solid foundation for the subclass 188, 888 and 132 Business Skills frameworks and equip Agents and Immigration Lawyers with the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate and advise on the common criteria in addition to the various stream-specific criteria for all streams within the Business Skills framework.

Workshops will consist of discussion and case study analysis. There is no assessment component but participants will be given an opportunity to attempt simulated case studies based on real-life scenarios. Feedback will be provided during the session.

Participation is limited to 30 places.

For Registered Migration Agents:

Attendees must complete 75% of the Workshop in order to be eligible for the award of their 6 CPD points for OMARA.

For Lawyers:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): This professional development activity has been designed to meet the CPD needs of lawyers. If this session does meet your CPD needs according to the Uniform CPD (Solicitors) Rules 2015 available at http://www.liv.asn.au/For-Lawyers/Regulation/Legal-Profession-Uniform-Laws/Legislation-and-Rules you may claim 1 CPD unit for each hour of attendance (breaks not included).