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Hi peoples

 

Wondering if anyone can help. I am on the Schedule 2 list of skills but do not have any qualifications. I have over 13 years experience in my profession. I am getting mixed advice, some agencies say that I will not be accepted and one in particular is advising to go through the ACS - does anyone know if this is worth trying, or as I do not pass the points test it will just be a flat no.

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Hi Gavie,

 

What sort of work do you do?

 

If you do not have any qualifications you will have to go through the RPL route for the ACS, I heard it cant be a bit long winded and painful but I believe with the right skills and a good RPL application you should be able to pass.

 

Have you checked the points system to make sure you have enough to qualify for a visa?


IELTS 19/03/11 (Overall: 8.5) | ACS (Dev/Prog 2613-12) passed 18/06/11 | 175 Lodged 22/06/11 | Front Loaded PCC 26/09/11, Meds 19/11/11 | CO: 30/01/12 | Visa Grant: 31/01/12 | Fly Out to Perth 13/08/12 | Settling into Perth...

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Hi Gavie,

 

What sort of work do you do?

 

If you do not have any qualifications you will have to go through the RPL route for the ACS, I heard it cant be a bit long winded and painful but I believe with the right skills and a good RPL application you should be able to pass.

 

Have you checked the points system to make sure you have enough to qualify for a visa?

 

I am short by 10 points. I am 41 and I work as a SAP Systems Administrator. Does the ACS if passed count as added points instead of my non qualification?

 

My family and I are really wanting to move and without being able to qualify with the 65 points I am looking for other options. Am just wondering if the ACS is the right route to go? i appreciate any help.

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Gavie,

 

Passing the ACS will not give you any extra points, but you HAVE to pass the ACS to apply for a 175/176 visa.

 

Whats your points breakdown currently?


IELTS 19/03/11 (Overall: 8.5) | ACS (Dev/Prog 2613-12) passed 18/06/11 | 175 Lodged 22/06/11 | Front Loaded PCC 26/09/11, Meds 19/11/11 | CO: 30/01/12 | Visa Grant: 31/01/12 | Fly Out to Perth 13/08/12 | Settling into Perth...

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Gavie,

 

Passing the ACS will not give you any extra points, but you HAVE to pass the ACS to apply for a 175/176 visa.

 

Whats your points breakdown currently?

 

15 pts - Age: 41

 

20 pts - Language Ability: IELTS Score Required 8 in all bands

 

OR Passport: XXXXXX

 

 

15 pts - Overseas Work Experience in the Last 10 Years: 13 years

 

5 pts - States Sponsoring: XXXXXX

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Mate,

 

Im not too sure where your going to get the extra 10 points from, you may need to speak to a migration agent.

 

One option maybe to try and get a company to sponsor you for a 457 visa?


IELTS 19/03/11 (Overall: 8.5) | ACS (Dev/Prog 2613-12) passed 18/06/11 | 175 Lodged 22/06/11 | Front Loaded PCC 26/09/11, Meds 19/11/11 | CO: 30/01/12 | Visa Grant: 31/01/12 | Fly Out to Perth 13/08/12 | Settling into Perth...

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15 pts - Age: 41

 

20 pts - Language Ability: IELTS Score Required 8 in all bands

 

OR Passport: XXXXXX

 

 

15 pts - Overseas Work Experience in the Last 10 Years: 13 years

 

5 pts - States Sponsoring: XXXXXX

 

well if u can consider

 

1- 10 points for Nomination by a state or territory government under a state migration plan, or sponsorship by an eligible relative, to a designated area for the purposes of a subclass 487 or subclass 475 Skilled – Regional Sponsored application.

 

2- 5 points for Partner skills if Primary applicants partner meets threshold requirements for skilled migration visa


176 System Manager applied Oct-09 | Visa Grant Nov. 2011| Landed Feb. 2012 | Citizenship Sep. 2016

Partner Visa for Wife: Applied APR 16 Granted Jul. 18

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One More thing, as you r 41 then y dont u enrol in IT diploma of 1 year or 2 years duration, it will give u 10 extra points which u require right now .... age points for 41-44 years is same :)


176 System Manager applied Oct-09 | Visa Grant Nov. 2011| Landed Feb. 2012 | Citizenship Sep. 2016

Partner Visa for Wife: Applied APR 16 Granted Jul. 18

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One More thing, as you r 41 then y dont u enrol in IT diploma of 1 year or 2 years duration, it will give u 10 extra points which u require right now .... age points for 41-44 years is same :)

 

My wife has a degree but not on the skill list.

 

Still unsure why we are being told that the ACS can help get us to Oz.

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My wife has a degree but not on the skill list.

 

Still unsure why we are being told that the ACS can help get us to Oz.

 

i think point test in front of u ..... u know ur chances now ... my opinion is, if u want to discuss ur case then go for MARA agent .... they will never misguide u .... ACS RPL route was posible before july 01 but i dont think it will help u now .... ask agent how come he will prepare your case? how come he will help you to get extra points .... decision is yours .... good luck


176 System Manager applied Oct-09 | Visa Grant Nov. 2011| Landed Feb. 2012 | Citizenship Sep. 2016

Partner Visa for Wife: Applied APR 16 Granted Jul. 18

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My wife has a degree but not on the skill list.

 

Still unsure why we are being told that the ACS can help get us to Oz.

 

Hi,

 

You are being told ACS will help becuase you work in IT and if you want to apply for a permanent visa 176 or 175 from outside Oz you must have a positive skills assessment. And ACS is the assessing body for IT related skills.

 

Have a look at the requirement to pass the skills assesment on their website

http://www.acs.org.au/index.cfm?action=show&conID=skillassessment


IELTS 4/12/10 Postponed due to snow! | IELTS 15/1/11 over all 8.5 | ACS (26131) app sent 13/3/11, positive result 30/6/11|

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Hi,

 

You are being told ACS will help becuase you work in IT and if you want to apply for a permanent visa 176 or 175 from outside Oz you must have a positive skills assessment. And ACS is the assessing body for IT related skills.

 

Have a look at the requirement to pass the skills assesment on their website

http://www.acs.org.au/index.cfm?action=show&conID=skillassessment

 

I think the only feasible way is a company sponsored job....can anyone offer any help on the best way to get this? What is the best way to apply for jobs from over here? All the jobs advertised are saying only to apply if you have a visa in place.

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Hi peoples

 

Wondering if anyone can help. I am on the Schedule 2 list of skills but do not have any qualifications. I have over 13 years experience in my profession. I am getting mixed advice, some agencies say that I will not be accepted and one in particular is advising to go through the ACS - does anyone know if this is worth trying, or as I do not pass the points test it will just be a flat no.

 

I suggest you consider putting the full facts of your case to a registered migration agent and taking advice about the points test and whether it would apply in your case.


Westly Russell Registered Migration Agent 0316072 www.pinoyau.com

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I think the only feasible way is a company sponsored job....can anyone offer any help on the best way to get this? What is the best way to apply for jobs from over here? All the jobs advertised are saying only to apply if you have a visa in place.

 

How about contacting companies directly that deal with your line of work - even ones in the same industry and see if they arent looking for staff. Unfortunately if it is an agency job they wont deal with people who need a visa unless the company specifically says it is prepared to sponsor.

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