What are the English requirements for migrating to Australia?
Some visa subclasses require proof of your English language ability. This is particularly required for skilled visas and sponsored temporary and permanent business visas. This requirement may also extend to any secondary applicants aged 18 or over. Unless your native language is English, or you have completed qualifications at an institution where the medium of instruction was English, you will need to sit for the International English Language Testing System IELTS has four components: speaking, reading, listening, and writing. The level of English required is dependent on the visa subclass you are applying for. Language ability is divided into the following ranges: Proficient English: score of at least 7 on all four components of the IELTS test. Competent English: score of at least 6 on all four components of the IELTS test or a score of at least 5 on all four components of the IELTS test for a trade occupation (ASCO Group IV occupation). Vocational English: score of at least 5 on all