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Woodydj82

Electrical Project Manager

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Hi all,

I am an Electrical Project Manager in the uk at present. My wife is an Australian Citizen by descent and we have started our partner visa application to move to Brisbane later this year.

I have been trying to look at similar electrical project manager roles in Australia but I am unsure if I need my Eletrical license? If I do need a license does any one know how I get one!! 

As I have been off the tolls since 2014 I have been advised that I need to Be working as an electrician now or to bend the truth with my references which I categorically do not want to do.

Has anyone on here been able to secure a similar role without a license or done the assessment whilst not working on the tools.

Thanks in advance

 


309/100 lodged 18/01/19 London. 

Police clearance & sponsorship uploaded 28/01/19.

Medicals 22/02/19.

 

 

 

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Apologies for the spelling mistakes in the above, I wrote the post quickly while on the train this morning.


309/100 lodged 18/01/19 London. 

Police clearance & sponsorship uploaded 28/01/19.

Medicals 22/02/19.

 

 

 

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If you need a state electrical license, it varies by state, but as an approximate guide, you will need to work as a trade assistant for about a year. A bit like an apprentice. You will need to undertake some college courses at TAFE. Be aware, these are expensive. 

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Thanks for the reply.

Will I not need to do a skills assessment with Vetassess/futureskills?


309/100 lodged 18/01/19 London. 

Police clearance & sponsorship uploaded 28/01/19.

Medicals 22/02/19.

 

 

 

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Posted (edited)
2 hours ago, Woodydj82 said:

Thanks for the reply.

Will I not need to do a skills assessment with Vetassess/futureskills?

you will need  the offshore technical skills record with either of those you mentioned

Edited by sparkymalarky

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Thanks for the replies.

 

i spoke to Vetassess this morning and I am not eligible for the skills assessment as I have been off the tools for to long. You have to working as an electrician for 12 months within the last 36 months. This is even though I have all my uk qualifications and have 10 years plus experience as an electrician.

Never mind, fancied a career change anyway.


309/100 lodged 18/01/19 London. 

Police clearance & sponsorship uploaded 28/01/19.

Medicals 22/02/19.

 

 

 

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On 5 March 2019 at 08:10, Woodydj82 said:

Thanks for the replies.

 

i spoke to Vetassess this morning and I am not eligible for the skills assessment as I have been off the tools for to long. You have to working as an electrician for 12 months within the last 36 months. This is even though I have all my uk qualifications and have 10 years plus experience as an electrician.

Never mind, fancied a career change anyway.

Just change career for migration. The skills lists are have fluid at the moment with lots of changes. Over 200 occupations removed recently and more likely to follow.

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Cheers.

I don’t actually need to do the skills assessment for visa purposes as my wife is a citizen. 

I was purely doing it to give me a better chance of getting work as quick as possible once there.

A change of career might be nice though.


309/100 lodged 18/01/19 London. 

Police clearance & sponsorship uploaded 28/01/19.

Medicals 22/02/19.

 

 

 

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