Tier 5 - Temporary workers
Tier 5 of the points-based system is for people travelling to the UK to work temporarily. There are two possible routes under this Tier which are subcategories:
This category is the replacement for the Worker Holidaymaker route. Enabling people from Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand, as well as British Overseas Territories Citizens or British Nationals (overseas) who are aged 18-30 to experience life in the UK for a period of up to two years.
This subcategory covers temporary workers from specialist professions to come to the UK to work for periods of both up to 12 months and up to 24 months.