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Hi, from my understanding you don't need Anmac assessment if you have a 457 visa. You need a skills assessment for a PR . You can come on a 457 and work as long as you have AHPRA.

Out of interest, how long did it take to get ahpra registration?

Good luck!

 

Thanks so much for this. I have spoken to my employer who has confirmed that this is the case.

 

AHPRA, well, we posted my application on the 27th July last year and in principle registration was granted on the 5th January 2016!!!!!

The biggest hold up was because I had qualified 13 years ago the university only keep records for 7 years and they were unable to provide my practice hours as a student, despite me having graduated with a 2:1 BSc and have been working full time ever since. The only way I got around this was thankfully there was a lecturer still there who remembered me and sent a supporting email to say I must've done xx amount of hours to pass.

 

Hope yours is quicker than mine!!! Good Luck

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Hey Guys,

Im a registered nurse with a diploma and wondered what the process would be for me and my partner to emigrate to Australia please?

Could someone write me a list LOL... I have no idea where to start.

Thanks :)

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Thanks Kyliedonut! Hopefully that means we only have to go once if both aphra and visa are filled in close together? Also I can see you got really good scores in your ielts, do you know any good resources for practicing?

Thanks again xx

 

I used the official Cambridge Ielts study guide book. I got it off amazonand then sold it back on there once done so it only cost me about £4 in the end! I got full marks except for dropping 0.5 in writing. I am convinced it was the book that helped as there are a lot of ways to answer the questions that increase the marks. Good luck, in the end I found IELTS easy and because I studied there were no surprises.


IELTS 25/07/2015 R:9 W: 8.5 L: 9 S: 9 AHPRA and ANMAC submitted October 2015, granted Jan 2016. EOI submitted 18th Feb Invite 8th March. Visa application submitted 12th March. Medicals 24th March 2016, PCC uploaded 5th April, C/O allocated 5th April with requests for form 80 plus form 1221 and CV for hubby, all uploaded on 11th April VISA GRANTED 11/05/16!!

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Hey Guys,

Im a registered nurse with a diploma and wondered what the process would be for me and my partner to emigrate to Australia please?

Could someone write me a list LOL... I have no idea where to start.

Thanks :)

I think your going to struggle getting Ahpra registration with only a diploma now as they have changed their requirements. I'm not sure about ANMAC skills assessment though so you may be able to get a visa. I recommend speaking to a registered migration agent to see where you stand.


Main applicant : Wife, Nurse, Fit2work :applied 10/3/16, received 21/3/16. AHPRA sent 14/03/16, delivered 24/3/16.acknowledged receipt 30/03/16. registration in principle granted. 14/5/16 presented in person(Perth) 17/10/16. AHPRA full registration 18/10/16. ANMAC GRANTED 9/05/17, PARTNER SKILLS ASSESSMENT (Mechanical engineer) SUBMITTED 16/10/17. PARTNER SKILLS ASSESSMENT  - Positive outcome 31/10/17. EOI Updated to 65 points  - 31/10/17.

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Hi Guys,

I am currently a BSc Adult Nursing student nurse- I will qualify with a First on Friday.

I am a single Mummy to 3 children now after my other half sadly passed away. It was always our dream to move to Oz and I want to carry this forward.

So I'm looking for some advise on a few things please:

Firstly, what sort of adult Nursing should I go into here? I've applied for general medicine, acute medicine and then some specialist placements like trauma and orthopaedics. I obviously don't want to limit my experience otherwise I won't be appealing for vacancies out in Oz.

 

I understand I have to have 3 months full time work experience before applying but does anyone have a time line for what to apply for and when please? And costings would be really helpful too please.

 

Also, I'm quite keen to do a post grad Masters course. Undecided if this is wiser to do in the UK or in Oz? Any thoughts?

 

Thank you! Xx

 

 

 

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Hi

I will be returning to Australia next year on a Return Residency Visa after applying for a partner visa for my husband. I am currently a 3rd year student nurse due to qualify and get my pin in Jan 2017. We are looking at moving to Brisbane in July/August next year after my middle son finishes his GCSE's. I am hoping someone could advise me on how soon after NMC registration I can apply for ANMAC and AHPRA registration? I am hoping to complete my preceptorship before leaving UK.

Any advice regarding NQN's going to Australia would be much appreciated.

 

Thanks

Emma

 

P.S I am confused about ANMAC! I already have a PR visa so I don't need AMNAC I assume?

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Partner Visa 309/100 application 10/03/16 ACRO police check uploaded 19/03/16 Medicals 29/03/16

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You won't need ANMAC if you have a PR visa.

 

Otherwise, you need 3 months full time work experience before applying to AHPRA.


AHPRA lodged: 15/2/16 Registered: 7/3/16

ANMAC lodged: 11/2/16 received: 17/2/16

EOI (189) 65 points: 23/2/16 Invited: 8/3/16 Lodged: 9/3/16

UK and Aus PCC: 21/3/16 Medicals uploaded 22/3/16

Visa GRANTED! 4/4/16 Arrived Sept 2016 :)

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Hi Guys,

 

Firstly, what sort of adult Nursing should I go into here? I've applied for general medicine, acute medicine and then some specialist placements like trauma and orthopaedics. I obviously don't want to limit my experience otherwise I won't be appealing for vacancies out in Oz.

 

Hi and congratulations. When I emigrated from Wales with hubby & our kids I wondered this very question (as I was only recently qualified at the time). I had limited experience in pediatrics at the time and that was my passion. However as we didnt want to live in the cities, my job options were somewhat more limited in terms of specialisations. However, being prepared to work in the 'country' (what they refer to as the rural towns/villages or countryside here) meant that I actually had more chances of getting work in general medicine at the local hospitals. So I think you should be guided by where you want to live, then investigate what options there are.

 

Its a big move away from family & friends, but if you choose to embrace the countrylife like we did you wont regret a single day. Good luck!

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Hey Guys,

Im a registered nurse with a diploma and wondered what the process would be for me and my partner to emigrate to Australia please?

Could someone write me a list LOL... I have no idea where to start.

Thanks :)

 

Hi!

 

I was in the same boat back in 2014- I sent my AHPRA application off, and 10 days later they dropped the bombshell that they no longer accepted the diploma as degree equivalent.

So that left me with two options; I could have gone out and completed a bridging course, but that was completely unrealistic for me, so instead I completed a top up degree course through the Open University. I started in October 2014, and graduated July 2015 and I got a student loan to cover the tuition fees. I did it full time whilst also working full time, it was a struggle to fit everything in but getting to Aus was one hell of a motivating factor!!

I resubmitted my AHPRA application in September 2015, and it was approved in December. I'm now in the process of finding a tenant for our house before my partner and I fly out on the 7th April.

We're travelling on a working holiday visa as we're both under 30, once I have my AHPRA confirmed (just need to provide ID requirements) I will apply for modified ANMAC assessment, and then 189 PR visa.

There is hope! It seems like a long battle but I'm sure it'll be worth it!

 

Alex x

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Hi,

 

I am a Scottish nurse looking to relocate to Perth. Currently doing the sums to see if it would work out and (im)patiently waiting on the clocks aligning so I can call a hospital that has a vacancy I am interested in to make preliminary enquires. Going to get started with my NMBC registration application too. It's really weird that after years of dreaming about it, that I'm actually making serious enquires and research.


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I have so many questions and I keep thinking of more once I have have posted the previous ones. Can anyone clear these 2 questions uo for me?

 

What exactly are the documents I need from NMC for AHPRA and ANMAC and do both my Uni and NMC send the required documents directly ? Do they link it to my application using a reference number or something once the application has started?

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I have so many questions and I keep thinking of more once I have have posted the previous ones. Can anyone clear these 2 questions uo for me?

 

What exactly are the documents I need from NMC for AHPRA and ANMAC and do both my Uni and NMC send the required documents directly ? Do they link it to my application using a reference number or something once the application has started?

 

My first step is a new passport for proving id, but I have my degree certificate I was planning to get a certified copy of, I was going to download my module details (including authentic world result) from moodle for some of what they are requesting. But from what I have read although they want the academic transcript they want confirmation direct from uni also. I dare say like everything else we have to prepare for this there will be a charge by uni. I am not even sure who to ask, the main office at my campus, the nursing off at my campus, or is it all centralised at one of the bigger campuses? Think I might be lead a merry dance around a few switchboards trying to find out. I think I also saw they need a statement of entry from the NMC but we can again prepare and print these ourselves from NMC online however I think they have to backed up by official NMC paperwork too.

 

I have the paperwork in the next room, I should really go actually look rather than guessing.


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I only have my degree certificate and my post grad cert, my statement of entry -I qualified 5 years ago and i never kept any of my placement paper work. Can the University just provide those?

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Phone university for full academic transcript which will have all details you need on it...mine gave me it for free but some charge a fee

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My academic transcript arrived yesterday. It was free, I requested it on Tuesday night, they processed it Wednesday and sent it out second class post. Still waiting to hear about verification of my placement hours.

 

What is doing my head in is who I should send my application to. It says on the form that I should send it to my state board. My problem is I don't KNOW what state I'm going to. VIC, QLD and ACT all have some good irons in the fire regarding jobs for either myself, hubby or both. Do you think I should send it to headoffice address in VIC?


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You can send it to any one...I sent it to where I had wrk but I know other people sent it to where they felt the quickest processing time was happening...choosing smaller cities however I don't think that made much difference...send it where you think you will be going and if you end up somewhere else it doesn't really matter.

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Thanks Lorna, I may just send it to VIC in that case. Who knows however because I seem to be changing my mind about where I want to live and work several times a day anyway! There is just too many options. I am going to get a map of a few areas however and cross reference the main bases of the multi-state companies that suit my husbands rather specialist skill set then look at feasible commuting distances there, then do a wider feasible commuting distance for me and look at hospitals within those catchment areas closer. I feel the need for actual paper and coloured pens and pins here.


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AHPRA want reference to criterion 8- pharmodynamics from your uni.

Easier if you just ask for transcripts to be forwarded from them. Saves you the cost certifying them

the form from the nmc is not just the printed "you are on the register" it's a specific document sent from nmc to AHPRA.

 

You can try and blag it. But they'll only request the propper ones and not process your application until they get it.

 

For the visa you just colour scan your documents in (they don't ask about registration only want you to Be anmac approved to apply

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My academic transcript does include my pharm and there is no need to make a certified copy of it as I will send the original.

 

I have the NMC in hand, all you do is spend yet more money and they will send the statement directly to AHPRA which is what prompted my consideration of which office in the first place.

 

Seriously, the whole chasing docs has me dizzy so it's good to know about the colour scan for the visa.


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Hello, I was just wondering if anyone here has tried to apply for RN NEC and did not submit a professional reference to ANMAC? Will DIBP still recognise my 3 years experience internationally if I only have payslips, Income tax return and statement of employment?

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Sorry I'm not sure, but I have a similar issue in that one of my previous employers has completely ignored my requests for a statement of employment. I was only there 7 weeks but it is a gap that I do not know if AHPRA will allow when I send in there rest of my documentation.


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Hey Guys,

Im a registered nurse with a diploma and wondered what the process would be for me and my partner to emigrate to Australia please?

Could someone write me a list LOL... I have no idea where to start.

Thanks :)

 

Many people are applying for ahpra registration in NZ and then transferring it to Oz if they are diploma trained. It's a paperwork exercise only, you don't have to go to NZ.

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Hi, I'm a registered adult nurse with diploma and I have lots of questions!

1) has anyone used an agent to carry out their process and how did it work out. We have spoken to an agent who is going to prepare / apply for PR based on me doing the top up through the open university over the next few months. However I'm told I need to do the English test is this anyone else's experience?

2) how different clinically is the job. I'm used to roles where I'm quite independent clinically.

3) we are looking at the Sunshine Coast and wondered if there was anyone out there. I see lots of posts for the Gold Coast but not the Sunshine Coast.

4) I've seen posts saying private hospitals pay less, just wondered if that means they aren't bound by the Qld pay scales I've seen?

5) does anyone have any links to ways to compare budgets or work out how much difference bills are etc. Trying to work out if we will be better off. We have a 3 month old baby so will need to look at either child care or my partner taking reduced hours if I earn more.

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Hi, I'm a registered adult nurse with diploma and I have lots of questions!

1) has anyone used an agent to carry out their process and how did it work out. We have spoken to an agent who is going to prepare / apply for PR based on me doing the top up through the open university over the next few months. However I'm told I need to do the English test is this anyone else's experience?

2) how different clinically is the job. I'm used to roles where I'm quite independent clinically.

3) we are looking at the Sunshine Coast and wondered if there was anyone out there. I see lots of posts for the Gold Coast but not the Sunshine Coast.

4) I've seen posts saying private hospitals pay less, just wondered if that means they aren't bound by the Qld pay scales I've seen?

5) does anyone have any links to ways to compare budgets or work out how much difference bills are etc. Trying to work out if we will be better off. We have a 3 month old baby so will need to look at either child care or my partner taking reduced hours if I earn more.

 

 

I am still in the UK, so can only answer your question in relation to the English test. If you're the main applicant applying for PR under 189 then yes, you need to take an approved English test as part of your skills assessment with ANMAC. I did IELTS and required 7's or above in all 4 sections, in the Academic test.

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Hey Hun. You'll get a visa. But you won't get AHPRA registration without a degree. Finish it before you apply or they'll just knock you back. I did the ielts and proved useful as AHPRA want to to prove you have X years of being taught in English. (Yes you can't get into uni course without it. But they asked for transcripts from my high school) the ielts satisfied this.

The rest I can't help with as going to Melbourne

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