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Forum: Plumbers
Nov 9th 2008, 4:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By SimonG

Re: Anyone passed VETASSESS and got their visa?

No test yet, everything up in the air at the minute. Good possibility of staying put. Received a good opportunity over here that I'm going to take. So i'll settle myself, for now anyway.......
Good...
Forum: Plumbers
Nov 9th 2008, 11:32 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By SimonG

Re: Anyone passed VETASSESS and got their visa?

Hi John, how's things? What changed your mind from Brisbane?

Simon.
Forum: Plumbers
Sep 1st 2008, 6:59 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,370
Posted By SimonG

Re: plumbing practical in july

If yoy have a look on the VETASSES web site there are details on there. Somebody will probably be along as well who has done the test to put your mind at ease.

Simon.
Forum: Plumbers
Jul 18th 2008, 11:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By SimonG

Re: URGENT! Anyone taken a skills test in QLD?

Agree with what you are saying, but you're not going to change anything. I've been there and got the t-shirt and the video.

I'm interested to see how the first 'VETASSES' people get on when they...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2008, 11:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By SimonG

Re: queensland plumbers

http://britishexpats.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=119
Forum: Plumbers
Jul 1st 2008, 5:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,523
Posted By SimonG

Re: URGENT! Anyone taken a skills test in QLD?

Nice to hear an update and sorry you are no further forward. Have you tried getting in touch with VETASSES who carry out the skills assessment over in the UK? Couldn't hurt.
Simon
Jun 23rd 2008, 7:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,619
Posted By SimonG

Re: Vetassess for Plumbers

Snap, same for me. Should know more in a few weeks as people go through the July assessments. I'm targetting the October assessments.

Simon.
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2008, 8:47 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By SimonG

Re: Playing UK DVDS

http://www.dvdcodes.net/
Jun 22nd 2008, 8:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,619
Posted By SimonG

Re: Vetassess for Plumbers

Now then, I'm going through an agent and he was unsure about me not having gas and roofing experience. I explained around this and it looks good so far.

He also sent me a practical guide for the...
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 15th 2008, 9:08 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,370
Posted By SimonG

Re: plumbing practical in july

Nice one John, good luck.
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 2nd 2008, 5:56 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 8,481
Posted By SimonG

Re: vettasses prac test

Hi Jacky,

Don't want to burst any balloons, but I have just read on the VETASSESS web site that today was the closing date for payment receipts for the July assessments. September 8th is the cut...
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 2nd 2008, 5:34 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 8,481
Posted By SimonG

Re: vettasses prac test

http://www.vetassess.com.au/index.cfm?menu=1.3a
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2008, 5:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,146
Posted By SimonG

Re: hi i am chris a 29 year old plumber

Chris,

Send me your e-mail via pm and I'll e-mail you the practical guide for the assessment. Includes the tasks and list of tools required.

Simon.
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 1st 2008, 5:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,815
Posted By SimonG

Re: Gas Engineer

Hope the link works,

http://www.yellowpages.com.au/search/postSearchEntry.do?clueType=0&clue=gas+fitters&locationClue=Broadbeach+QLD&x=49&y=11

Simon.
Forum: Plumbers
May 30th 2008, 3:52 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By SimonG

Re: Pipe freezing kit

I only have the manual rothenberger kit. Bit I have read elsewhere about not pringing pipe cutters etc as the pipes are different sizes. If this is the case then the pipe collars I have may not fit....
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2008, 6:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,666
Posted By SimonG

Re: Telling family our plans.

If everything goes ok this will be the second (and last) time we move abroad.

First time was in 2003 and went to Canada, told both sides of the family from very early on. Both sets of family took...
Forum: The Barbie
May 28th 2008, 6:20 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,429
Posted By SimonG

Re: Dubai Airport

We're going in September to visit the wife's sister, Newcastle to Brisbane. I thought it would be better than the hike down to heathrow, but it's due to arrive in Dubai at 00.05 and leave at 08.45....
Forum: Plumbers
May 27th 2008, 8:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
Posted By SimonG

Re: Any Plumbing in OZ success stories

It's good to hear somebody doing well, helps keep you focused.
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2008, 5:09 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 7,666
Posted By SimonG

Re: Does Australia really need skilled workers?

Interesting post, and although I do agree that there are many hurdles to overcome and red tape to navigate, that is the current process in place to get where you want to be.

So it's a case of get...
Forum: Plumbers
May 25th 2008, 4:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By SimonG

Re: hi people i am a plumber

Born close to Leeds, so it was Bradford Park Avenue or Leeds, another season in div. 3. At least this coming season will start on a level playing field.
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2008, 4:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,146
Posted By SimonG

Re: hi i am chris a 29 year old plumber

Chris,

On the tools side, everything I've read or been told says leave your hand tools and take all your power tools.

Simon.
Forum: Plumbers
May 25th 2008, 3:26 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By SimonG

Re: hi people i am a plumber

Hi Chris,

I'm still in the UK. Would love to be able to get hold of the training course materials, but no luck so far. I met a lad at the York expo last year who had been out in oz for 18 months...
Forum: Plumbers
May 25th 2008, 10:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
Posted By SimonG

Re: Any Plumbing in OZ success stories

Hi John,

Not yet on the paper side, just been that busy workwise here. If I'm not out working I'm doing invoices, estimates and other paperwork. Just taking a couple of hours this morning to...
Forum: Plumbers
May 25th 2008, 10:03 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
Posted By SimonG

Re: Any Plumbing in OZ success stories

I'll second that John. Either all the plumbers are going over and having a fantastic time and don't need to come back on here or they are all disappearing into a black hole.
Makes me wonder wether...
Forum: Plumbers
May 25th 2008, 10:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By SimonG

Re: hi people i am a plumber

The easy bit is the rent. Have a look at
http://www.realestate.com.au/cgi-bin/rsearch?a=bhp&t=ren&cu=
should give you some idea of rental prices.

The rest is the $64,000 question and one that...
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