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VETASSESS - Using a diploma from 2000

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I have a qualification as Civil Engineer Technician from 2000. I worked in this field in 2001 for 6 months, then changed career and got a bachelor degree in 2005. From 2004 to 2016 I worked most of the time in business related subjects (only one year - 2010 - in construction) and from 2017 (one year so far) again as Civil Engineer Technician. 

Going by what I found in VETASSESS documents, Civil Engineer Technician is in group C, so "Qualification(s) assessed at least AQF Diploma level with a highly relevant field of study and at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level completed in the last five years".

So it seems that I can be assessed positively. But I am not sure how VETASSESS will see this period of 16 years in a different field. Is it possible that they will disregard my degree?

If anyone has seen some similar case, please comment. Thanks.

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Verifiable work experience in your nominated skilled occupation or in a 'closely related' (the same first 4 ANZSCO digits) skilled occupation in and for a relevant period can be counted for points. A degree (in any discipline) assessed as comparable to an Australian degree would attract 15 points, This is not a matter for a  VETASSESS opinion. They refer to the CEP and you can too.

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Westly Russell Registered Migration Agent 0316072 www.pinoyau.com

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