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  1. Hi guys, on the 6th of April I received the notification of nomination refusal for a visa 187. My employer decided to appeal for merits review to the AAT. My question is: while filling the appeal application form online, which option should he choose for the point "Select the decision to be reviewed"? 1) visa refusal 2) business sponsor approval refusal or variation 3 refusal of nominated activity or position Thank you!
  2. Hi everybody. I am trying to find a sponsor for a 482, my job title is in the shortlist. Because of that, I am a bit scared of the GTE rule (Genuine Temporary Entrant) as I have been in Australia for 4 years (see my own story below). Did you have your visa refused because of GTE? What is the best way to avoid this? Also if the 482 visa is refused, can I re-apply for a 482 later? What are my options? A bit more about my situation: I have been in Australia for 3.5 years, working for the same company in a Senior role. I spent 2 years under my 457, then the company nominate for the PR (ENS 186 Direct Entry) a before my 457 expires. After 15 months, the nomination of my employer has been refused "Lack of evidence regarding the training". They have done it, they have all the documents to prove it, BUT they didn't provide them and the case officer just rejected the application without giving us a chance to provide the right proof. Anyway, that is my current story and I am trying to find a way to stay here and work.
  3. Hey All, 309 applied for my wife = Apr 2016 Refused = Mar 2017 AAT lodged = APR 2017 Hearing = MAY 2018 ----> Won same day. Application remitted back to Immigration for reconsideration along with new directive. ============================================================================================================ Any one in Similar situation or recently went through similar situation can share there timeline please ? Just want to get a rough Idea about priority and current processing trend. Cheers,
  4. Ps1969

    AAT for visa refusal

    My nomination has Been refused so my visa for Rsms my employer does not want to appeal i am going to appeal to AAT for my visa refusal only could you please tell me how long should I get time for hearing only Vida appeal ? (Not nomination)
  5. Hi everyone. I am planning to cancel my Bridging visa A. and re-enter AUS with travel visa. I am waiting for the AAT appeal for my 457 nomination, and holding a Bridging visa A. However, I do not want to work for my employer anymore now, the result is nothing to me now. I am planning to lodge a partner Visa on-shore ASAP and would need a travel visa to do it. The tricky part is i don't want to waste time for canceling and waiting for IMMI to cancel my Bridging visa A. i am planning to leave AUS directly and apply and ETA travel visa oversea and re-enter AUS with this. Would it be possible to do this? any hidden issue i need to worry about ? Cheers
  6. Jenny Cogjen


    Hi all, I am desperately searching for the information about my visa... I am located in Perth, WA. My migration agent lodged my RSMS nomination and visa application as a financial broker nec in Feb 2017. RCB was approved before RSMS application. However, nomination was refused in June 2017 and the migration agent advised me to apply for the AAT so we did. But she did not do anything about my visa application. I found out late that my visa application was refused and she did not lodge AAT for my visa application. She only lodged AAT for the refused nomination. Now, Perth has been removed from the locations for RSMS since March 2017 and my visa application was definitely refused (did not lodged for AAT). Just in case the nomination was approved after the hearing from AAT, can I still lodge my visa application? Hopefully someone can advise me on this matter... thank you very much in advance.
  7. Will Grayson


    My partner visa (820/801) was refused a couple of years ago because I was overwhelmed with the process (didn't use an agent) I didn't submit enough proof that my relationship was genuine is the short version. My hearing was in march and it was 'remitted'. From what I've read that's good news. My question to you internet strangers is - what now? DIAC have requested I redo the police/medical checks and have also requested I do the Form 80, the latter I'm slightly confused as to why. I'm confident I'm close to getting my visa after nearly four years. Have any others had their appeals' remitted and how did it play out for you?
  8. Hi, I am a qualified accounting technician seeking a career in Accountancy in Australia with an employer who will provide me with sponsorship. I am planning on becoming a chartered accountant and so would love to proceed with this in Australia. If anyone can help me I would be eternally grateful!!! Any location in Oz is could for me!! Thanks :biggrin: Vicky
  9. Hi guys, Can anyone tell me if the AAT qualification is recognised in OZ? Accountant is on the skilled list, but they don't say at what level! Regards,
  10. leeann

    Can Imigrate with an AAT

    Please can someone advise me whether you can use AAT qualifications to migrate. I am asking this question on behalf of my sister who will be 45 in November, so time is running out. If this qualification is not sufficient, what further exams does she need to take?
  11. Hi can anyone help is an AAT in accountancy recognised in Australia. I have checked the relevant skills assessment website but it's not clear. Thanks
  12. Guest

    AAT exams!!!

    AAHHH i had my budgeting exam today for my final year in accounting!! scary! but the worst one is yet to come! I have been studying AAT for 3 years and on their web site it says that it is reakonised in Oz, does anyone know how the AAT is seen in regards to jobs?? :wacko:
  13. Guest

    AAT skill assessment

    Hi Everyone, I have completed my AAT (Association of Accounting Technician) course and have five years of experience as Payable Accountant. I am also doing my ACCA part time (I haven't completed my ACCA yet.) Now, I would like to move to Australia permanently. Please advise me, if I can apply for skill assessment for migration to Australia (Subclass 176). If yes, where should I start, ICAA or CPA website. Will AAT be considered as overseas trade diploma? Many Thanks in advance
  14. We are in a bit of a dilemma Both my wife and myself are very keen on migration from the UK to Australia, however we are really struggling with the visa minefield. The main issue seem to be around our qualifications. I am a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator, with 5 years’ experience, however I do not have a degree, only an HND (level 5 NVQ) in quantity surveying. I have worked in main contracting and specialist sub-contracting. Along with this I have over 10years operational management experience, again with limited qualifications. My wife is currently working as a Management Accountant for local government, with 6 years’ experience, however only has Accounting Technician Qualifications. We both have extensive and detailed CV’s. The problem we are finding is both our respective professions seem to require a minimum of degree level education with experience accounting for little or nothing. As yet we have not taken any professional advice, this would be our next step If there is anyone out there who has been in a similar position or has any advice, any info would be helpful. Please excuse our naivety as we are very new to the whole process
  15. Guest


    i am looking at doing AAT qualifications and looking into accounting and wondered if they where recognised in australia. Also in your opinion what qualifications would be quickest to take to get me into australia. i know this is a weird post but i so want to move there and will re train to do so.
  16. POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: State Sales Manager VIC/TAS Brand/Department: AAT Kings Reports to Position: National Sales Manager Positions Reporting to: Sales Managers POSITION PURPOSE Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the focus is to develop good relationships with customers whilst promoting the Brand's range of products. KEY RESULT AREAS & ACTIVITIES PERFORMED Maintain regular contact with portfolio of customers, endeavours to establish new customers both in the retail and hotel environments. Promote the marketing of Company products including the introduction of new products, at trade shows. Manage allocated expenditure budget to achieve sales targets; Prepare regular reports on customer contact and related activities, including customer feedback and market trends. Conduct regular analysis of agents to identify trends and opportunities and undertake categorisation Ascertain competitor activity and other relevant information and reports this to management. Participate in the planning and delivery of Product information sessions. Regular telephone sales to key agents in all states. KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of AAT Kings products Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint preferred COMPETENCIES Demonstrated initiative and creative aptitude with proven ability in brand management of a range of products. The ability to manage staff Welcoming personality and a great team player. Strong presentation skills. The ability to work efficiently, whilst under pressure in competitive situations. The ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation, whilst having the professional presence to represent the Company at external functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT Majority of time spent on the road visiting agencies. Evenings & weekend work during busy periods. One day a week in the office. The Travel Corporation Recruitment: Attention
  17. Hi All, Does anyone have any experience of trying to emigrate to Oz with AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)? I've spoken to a few immigration consultants (who have all been very helpful), but haven't been able to come up with a viable solution. I have plenty of experience working as a Management Accountant, but unfortunately don't have a recognised (for emigration purposes) qualification. Realistically it will take me at least 3 years to study for CIMA (which is recognised) and I don't think I can wait that long! It has been suggested that we should go over on a student visa, but unfortunatly the restricted working hours and having a partner & 2 kids to fend for, this makes this a really risky strategy. I think I'm a really good candidate for emigration just the lack of a recognized qualification lets me down. My experience should qualify for something. Does anyone know if it would be possible to be sponsored by a company to emigrate and how I would go about this? Or does anyone have any suggestions? Regards Stuart (getting a little bit desperate!)
  18. hi, just wondered if there is anyone on here, who has gone/going to queensland australia on an AAT NVQ 2 (association and accounting technologist) alone??? will it be classed as a skilled trade therefore getting a skilled visa??? im studing it at the moment, will be starting in sept 08, i know that you have to have been working at least 1 year in work that involved the qualification. any comments, advice will be much appreciated. thank you
  19. Hi All, Posted this on PerthPoms last night and realised I should have put it on PIO for a wider audience - hope someone can help. Thanks WB Anyway, my question is, does anyone know if my qualifications count for anything in Oz? I have a CPC National in Road Haulage Operations (Certificate of Professional Competance), which is what you need to be a Transport Manager on a UK Haulage Operators Licence and I also have the Association of Accounting Technicians qualification which gives me MAAT after my name, but which is basically halfway to being a 'proper' accountant. I need to know if these quals are recognised at all in Oz and/or if I have to do anything to 'convert' them or are they just no good at all. Other than these two certificates and a bunch of decent grade GCE/CSEs from school (almost 30 years ago), I am qualified by experience really and I have nearly 30 years of that and worked my way up etc. I was born in Brisbane so don't need a visa or anything (except for the missus), so its not a question about qualifying for that, its more about how employers look at UK qualifications. I am a director at a medium sized logistics firm with a heavy bias into general business and financial management (the FM reports to me). Its a job that I really enjoy and I would love to get a similar job in Oz, but its taken me a while to work my way into this job and I am worried that I might not find anything suitable in WA and might end up driving a van or something. There's no shame in that of course and I have done plenty of that too, its just that that wouldn't do it for me money-wise due to the house prices in WA. Anyone in finance or logistics that can shine any light on any of this? Thanks folks Wayne :smile: