Work and Study Visas (Introductory)

CPD Points: 2

Length of course: 2 hours

About this course

This course was last updated in August 2023.

Welcome to our introductory course on the UK’s Points Based Immigration System and other work/study routes! Here we talk you through the “points-based” visa options for highly skilled migrants, sponsored workers, temporary workers and students, as well as other lesser-known routes such as the UK Ancestry visa.

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Modules within this course..

  1. Introduction

    This module introduces the Points Based Immigration System, looks at work-related immigration trends and the structure of the Immigration Rules.
  2. Highly skilled migrants

    This module looks at the options available for highly skilled migrants. This includes Global Talent, Innovator Founder, High Potential Individual and Graduate visas.
  3. Sponsored workers

    This module looks at the routes that require visa sponsorship. This includes Skilled Worker visas, the Global Business Mobility routes, Scale-up visas and other sponsored categories.
  4. Students

    This module looks at the visa and sponsorship routes available for students and school children.
  5. Other work visas

    This module looks at Appendix Temporary Work, the other routes available to come to the UK for work purposes and settlement.
  6. Final quiz and feedback form

    Test your knowledge by completing our quiz on work and study visas.  

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