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  1. Joe/Rose

    Migration agent minefield

    Hi, 190 NSW. Applied start of Dec 2019 Just got to be patient now, especially with what’s happening. You?
  2. Joe/Rose

    Migration agent minefield

    I suggest you try the DUC in London, I’m an electrician who has gone through the process upto application stage (we are still waiting for CO contact). One thing though; electricians & electrical engineers are two different roles, meaning that just because you maybe a level 3 qualified spark, you still need to prove work experience within the last 10 years. If your going as an electrical engineer you would need to satisfy an “Engineers Australia” skills assessment I believe & again, prove work experience. As others have said above, have an assessment with a good agent. Best wishes
  3. Joe/Rose

    Getting work history as an agency worker is impossible

    Hi, I provided nearly 6 years of work experience via agencies recruitment. Surely you have Bank statements of the money inputing your back account? Together with payslips? Usually you get remittance from both the agency & umbrella company?
  4. Joe/Rose

    UK plumber wanting to move on, 189??

    I’m confused, go to work on a WHV and work as a plumber? Thats Surely not the right advice? Rather, you want to remain in the U.K. & work as an NVQ3 qualified plumber, to gain off-shore working experience, plumbing I’m sure, is a licensed trade, therefore you can’t just rock up in Australia & work as a plumber, an electrician etc. Work experience; to count towards your visa points score means, you need to work as a qualified tradesman, that means post apprenticeship, to build up experience counting years.
  5. Joe/Rose

    UK plumber wanting to move on, 189??

    Oh, you only have an NVQ 2? Thats not sufficient, NVQ L3 is the minimum for a licensed trade I thought?
  6. Joe/Rose

    UK plumber wanting to move on, 189??

    No, you don't get your money back mate. Its a lengthy process that involves spending lots of money. The best thing you can do is, get in touch with the DUC Down under training centre in London, they will help you understand the process & you can see from the outset whether you stand a chance, before spending money. The problem in my eyes with your case is, post apprenticeship experience! I'm a time served industrial electrician with 12 years post apprenticeship experience, with instrumentation experience on water production sites, I'm absolutely sure that this played a factor in my state nomination for NSW, as like Ausvisitor above, I only had 65 points & submitted an EOI at the start of Sep 19, received an invite at the end of Sep 19, thats fairly quick when other electricians who submitted similar applications with 70, 75 & 80 points for the same type of visa, did not get invited. Its all a risk to be honest, there are no guarantees.
  7. Joe/Rose

    Vetassess Electrician Exam

    A decent electrical principle’s book (although expensive) is; Electrical trade principles A practical Approach by Jeffery Hampton & Steven Hanssen. this is actually what Future skill suggest you buy for all related studies in electrical theory. It’s helped me a lot to be honest. For the assessment day; they just want you to be able to explain that you understand what the discrepancy is between different AC/DC motors & starters, remember that VSD drives are another type of control for a motors, aside star/delta & DOL etc. You might want to brush up on Power factor correction, how this is used & where. Flourescent starters, batteries also. Regarding the fault find exercise, don’t over complicate it, just stay relaxed & think as you normally would logically, it’s wasn’t hard to be fair. Good luck.
  8. Joe/Rose

    Vetassess Electrician Exam

    Hi Gary, with all due respect; if your asking whether a star/delta configuration has a neutral connection, you need to do some serious revision. It’s abit tricky & very lengthy to start teaching AC/DC motor theory & starter connections via this thread. Watch some YouTube video & buy a decent electrical principle book.
  9. Joe/Rose

    Vetassess Electrician Exam

    As regards stat delta etc. Just look online if you don’t know already, you will be expected to know which is which & how to wire a DOL control circuit in practice. Don’t mess this bit up.
  10. Joe/Rose

    Vetassess Electrician Exam

    I wouldn’t take this assessment to for granted, plenty of people have not made it through the day.... two guys failed the theory part on my day. Definitely brush up on AC motor theory & general electrical principles.
  11. Joe/Rose

    Expression of Interest

    Congratulations. May I ask, is the first entry valid from when you did the police check or when you got the grant? Cheers
  12. Joe/Rose

    Is it pointless to apply now??

    Thanks for the reply. I see what your saying yes, it’s interesting that they put one’s English language ability, before work experience. They really are pushing this point. This is almost telling me, I need to go back to the drawing board & do the PTE test again, in the hope of achieving 20 points instead of 10! As score, is second on the order list.
  13. Joe/Rose

    Is it pointless to apply now??

    So contrary to what’s suspected, 65 base points (state sponsored 190?) is still possible? im an electrician with 65 points looking to EOI for a 190 for NSW. There maybe hope?
  14. Joe/Rose

    General electrician skills assessment

    Hi, I'm sitting mine soon in London at the Down Under centre, I have been told I won't get any info before hand. Would you mind sharing what your experience was like? Electrical principles was taught to me over a 3 year period on day release from college, its a wide subject and was over 12 years ago, I can't brush up on everything! Thanks, Joe