I'm in a 482 short-term visa (cook) about to expire in 2 months.
August last year, I got promoted to Sous Chef, but the employer did not upgrade my 482 visa to medium-term. I have now been a Sous Chef for my employer for a whole year while still holding a short-term 482 visa.
My employer just offered me to apply medium-term 482 visa sponsorship with my current visa's incoming expiration. I was thinking about the 186 visa ENS pathway, which would require 3 years as a Chef with my employer before being eligible for it.
I was wondering if we could claim that 1 year of being a Sous Chef to cut down the 186 eligibility to 2 years in this 482 medium-term visa.
Please note that certain occupations on this list will be subject to additional requirements. You can check your occupation on the Skilled Occupation List to determine if any caveats are applicable to your nominated occupation.
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