Extra categories of jobs eligible for Employment Permits

The DBEI has announced that the following jobs will be eligible for a Critical Skills Employment Permit from 22 April 2019:

• Civil Engineers;

• Quantity Surveyors;

• Construction Project Managers;

• Mechanical and Electrical Engineers with BIM expertise; and

• High Performance Directors and Coaches for high-level sports organisations.

In addition, the following will be eligible for a General Employment Permit from 22 April 2019:

• Sheet metal workers;

• Welding trades;

• Pipefitters;

• Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineers;

• Shuttering Carpenters;

• Glaziers, window fabricators & fitters;

• Scaffolders, stagers & riggers;

• Crane drivers;

• Transport and Distribution Clerks and Assistants;

• Plasterers; and

• Bricklayers.


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