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Aug 13th 2018, 11:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Engineers Australia Assessment

I personally found the employment assessment a waste of money, so for less than 3 years I wouldn't even bother.


I had to contact previous employers to request letters of employment, as far as I...
Feb 27th 2018, 2:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Canadian Police Check & Fingerprint (while in Australia)

Mind you this was all around 2015/6:

I called to local AFP office in Perth to make an appointment to get my fingerprints taken. If I recall they only took appointments for the upcoming week, if...
Feb 23rd 2017, 8:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Best Route To Go Down?

For a 190 or even a 489 your job needs to be on the state's occupation list. Are any states currently sponsoring your job? What is your role, "working in fashion" could mean a myriad of things.
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2017, 6:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Engineer wanting to emigrate, what to do?

Before you lodge an EOI, you need a successful skills assessment in your hand. The one for mechanical engineers is Engineers Australia:...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2017, 3:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: International Family Law

I'm not a lawyer/ have children, but I am reasonably sure the applicable law would be where the child is normally resident. So if your child is still living in the UK, you would be subject to the...
Dec 31st 2016, 1:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Visa help

An engineer in Australia tends to either have a 3 or 4 year degree from university. If you've done an apprenticeship or 2 year program + work experience you will most likely be looking at a trades...
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2016, 9:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: 2 months to go......Advice Please!

Moving to NSW - Licence - Roads - Roads and Maritime Services (http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/moving-to-nsw.html)
Forum: Australia
Sep 17th 2016, 6:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Skilled migration to qld

To be honest, 46 is going to be difficult to achieve the minimum number of points to get selected for skilled migration.

Age - 0 points
Qualification - 10 points
Work experience - 15 points
...
Aug 27th 2016, 6:32 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: how long do I have to get a visa after my Vetassess application is completed?

Not sure how this plan is going to work. Without a valid visa you won't be getting any job. If you are a sparky best to finish your skilled visa application and get a permanent residency visa, then...
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2016, 11:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Welding inspectors

CSWIP 3.1 is like the entry-level welding inspection qualification.

Without local contacts or experience, I imagine it would be very very difficult to get one's foot in the door. Most of those...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2016, 10:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Is any Canadians in this forum who moved to NZ

I'm Canadian and spent 5 years in NZ before moving to Australia. Didn't move for the weather or anything, I wanted a change in my life so I found a new country and went there. Probably from start...
Aug 7th 2016, 12:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Unemployment Factor for 189 Skilled Immigration to AUS

To get 15 points you need to be able to show 8 years employment in the last 10, so if you have been working at your place for the last 9 years then that should be sufficient.
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2016, 7:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Advice for a parent of a daughter moved to Australia please

I am in my mid-30's and have been out of the home for over a decade. I will admit that whenever I go home to visit my parents I feel as though I revert back to my teenage self after only a few days...
Jul 23rd 2016, 5:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Industrial Engineer assessment query

I think moving anywhere new is a gamble. I recently left Australia to join my partner overseas, and it took me nearly 6 months to find a role that matched my skillset. I speak the language...
Jul 23rd 2016, 5:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Industrial Engineer assessment query

I don't think they will suspect anything, DIBP are looking to see if you meet the requirements of your nominated occupation, i.e. industrial engineer. As far as I know, it is still an optional...
Forum: Australia
Jul 23rd 2016, 5:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: General Advice Need (Particularly from Civl Engineers!!!)

To be honest I don't think membership to ICE will help in your application.

From what you have written you'll have to complete a CDR for assessment, now you may have had to complete a written...
Jul 23rd 2016, 4:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Industrial Engineer assessment query

The relevant skilled assessment is optional and personally, I found it a waste of money. I didn't supply letters with 5 job duties (1 had 3 and the other had 4 and that wasn't enough) so the report...
Jul 11th 2016, 6:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: From working holiday visa to sponsored.

I spent 3 years on job sites (during the boom, when sites were screaming out for tradestaff) where heavy earthmoving was taking place, and I am 99.99% sure operators were not being sponsored then, so...
Jul 5th 2016, 10:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Working Visa Length of stay

Well unless she has an in demand skill or meets an Australian (or kiwi) partner any other move to Sydney would be short-lived. How long to go until NZ citizenship? Personally I don't think it is...
Jul 2nd 2016, 12:59 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,962
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Partner applying for Australian visa 489 - Can I apply to be a police officer

I would be interested if we've had any people on BE get the 5 points from this category. I had a friend from uni who was doing a master's in translation, and her accreditation test was pretty hard. ...
Jul 1st 2016, 3:56 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Need Help for Applying IPENZ

From what you have written, with no work experience as an engineer and two semi-related masters (and an irrelevant bachelors) I would doubt you would have a successful application.
Jun 28th 2016, 5:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: CDR, WORK EXPERIENCE REFERENCE related Queries

Here are some extracts from the EA booklet:







Also bear and mind that the reviewer(s) reading your CDRs are looking at how you apply your engineering knowledge. They may or may not have...
Jun 28th 2016, 4:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: CDR, WORK EXPERIENCE REFERENCE related Queries

You really need to read a good read of the Engineers Australia booklet as it goes over how to prepare a CDR and what type of supporting documentation to go with it.

It is supposed to be all your...
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2016, 5:10 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,049
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Pathwaytoaus agent

What is your job/skill and can a 2-year diploma be enough to qualify as formal education (you mentioned not having a degree in a previous post)? What does your assessing authority require?
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2016, 3:49 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,077
Posted By msmyrtle

Re: Best places to live in WA

Hairdressing is not on WA's list, so I (along with others, it seems) am perplexed at why the OP is planning on a recce visit.
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