The 485 Graduate Visa is for international students who have recently graduated from an Australian educational institution. This is a temporary visa for international students within Australia who are unable to meet the requirements for a permanent or provisional skilled visa. The visa is designed to provide former international students an opportunity to complete a post graduate professional year, gain skilled work experience and improve their English.
To be eligible for this visa the applicants nominated occupation must be on the current Skilled Occupations List, but you are not required to do the Points Test and there is no skills assessment (though you must have applied for it).
To meet the Australian study requirement, applicants must complete a qualification awarded by an Australian educational institution as a result of a course or courses that are registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). The study must also comply with the following: