All Things Labour Agreements

Face to Face Classroom:

Session 1: Agreement Stream – 3 hrs

This intensive 5 hour program is ideally suited to those who have a comprehensive understanding of employer sponsorship visas and wish to obtain in-depth working knowledge of the Labour Agreement stream, including recent changes to the program, Ministerial settings, departmental policy, assessment criteria, and more.

Session 2: Extensive Q&A – 2 hrs

An extended Q&A will discuss and clarify anything Labour Agreements  in a post-COVID labour market recovery environment.


  • legal basis / policy / ministerial, DHA settings
  • methodology / validity basis / operation
  • agreement templates / sponsorship
  • Sc482/ Sc186 / Sc494 / Sc186 via agreement
  • complex issues / concessions awarded, requested
  • business case / elements / construction
  • submission / documentation / evidence
  • assessment / unintended consequences
  • deed of variation / re-submission


  • employer / occupation /  skills
  • genuine need to access LA program
  • training / experience / qualifications
  • employment / workforce / equivalent worker
  • labour market / LMT / AMSR
  • salary / monetary, non-monetary
  • nominees / qualifications / experience
  • English / stakeholder consultation*
  • support / compliance / ancillary


Fully interactive verbal/visual communication between participants and presenters


see – ‘CPD Register’


5 hours CPD (total 6 hrs including breaks)


9.00 am to 4.00 pm (local time)

RMA Points:

5 OMARA CPD points – (Category A)

Legal Practitioner Points:

5 CPD points


$TBA plus GST

Comprehensive documentation provide


Alan Chanesman

An insightful and entertaining presenter and migration law educator who is recognised by the migration law profession as Australia’s most accomplished Labour Agreement specialist, Alan has been presenting cutting-edge learning on the Labour Agreement program for over 15 years, providing every participant an advanced-knowledge perspective unmatched in today’s CPD marketplace.

The knowledge Alan imparts and the takeout tools provided, ensures attendees are able to put in place, casework practices based on the skills and competencies they acquire regarding Labour Agreement issues which affect their business practice and clients.

Lisa Chanesman

An experienced and accomplished CPD presenter, Lisa is recognised by industry and academia as a leading expert and educator on migration legislation and policy.

Migration law practitioners, business and individuals continually seek advice and representation from Lisa as a Labour Agreement and Global Talent program specialist,