This is the most commonly used employer sponsored visa for skilled employment.
The Temporary Skilled Shortage visa subclass 482, or also known as the TSS Visa allows skilled workers to come to Australia and work for an approved business.
The visa applicant must be sponsored by an approved business. A business can sponsor someone for this visa if they cannot find an Australian citizen or permanent resident to do the skilled work.
You can be in or outside Australia when you lodge your application which allows you to:
Visa validity is based against the type of occupation that you are nominated under. There are two occupation streams for the subclass 482 visa;
The occupation lists can be found in the following link
The visa applicant must: