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Jan 12th 2012, 10:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Instrument technician in England

Hi Scott,

We moved to Oz in 2005 and I have been working in Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction for 4 years. Although I'm not an Instrument Tech I know (from looking through jobseeker websites) that...
Forum: Plumbers
Aug 8th 2008, 4:50 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By WEBBS

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

It amazes me some of the technology and systems being used, I think we can learn things from local tradespeople and they could learn a lot from our UK experiences. Isn't it hard to find a modern CH...
Forum: Plumbers
Aug 8th 2008, 4:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By WEBBS

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

I think if you talk to the right people and make the issue a little more 'political' then there is a chance that change will happen. I know a friend who was in a similar position in Tassie and thanks...
Forum: Plumbers
Aug 8th 2008, 4:42 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By WEBBS

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

I can't confirm this because I haven't checked but Ihave been told by a number of people that UK gas engineers/plumbers with CORGI quals can have their competencies recognised and presumably...
Forum: Plumbers
Jul 2nd 2008, 3:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By WEBBS

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

Brigall,

Only certain trades can be assessed via ARTC, I don't think plumber is one of them.

Peter
Forum: Plumbers
Jul 2nd 2008, 3:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By WEBBS

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

Hey Pam,

Sorry to hear of all the problems you and your husband are having. I'm not sure what changes the VETASSESS process has made? When I received my classification from TRA it didn't help me...
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 20th 2008, 5:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Gas transportation

Ian,

Different name but still hours waiting for an engineering team?!

Good luck!
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 19th 2008, 12:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Gas transportation

E-T-V,

This is the link for John Nye at AMSAS

http://www.amsas.com.au/

Cheers, Peter
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 19th 2008, 11:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Gas transportation

E-T-V,

I worked for Transco (TSE) for 4 years prior to moving to Tas. Prior to that I served my time as a plumber and then worked as a heating installer and gas service engineer. I spoke with OE...
Forum: Plumbers
Jun 19th 2008, 11:48 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,144
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Gas Transmission/ regulators

Hey Wurtle,

Can't help you with Canada but if you needed to know about that sort of thing in Oz....

Webb
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2007, 11:07 am
Replies: 2,856
Views: 165,795
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Tasmania??

[QUOTE=OzzieNurse;4591393]Oh so no chance of penguins then:rofl:?
Only kidding.

I'm pretty sure there are penguins in North West Tassie and also at Bicheno on the east coast.
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2007, 6:23 am
Replies: 120
Views: 5,125
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Any choosing Tasmania?

Kerry,

We used White and Co. I 'm sure they are based in Dunfermline, Scotland. Their head office is Hillsons Road, Botley Southampton SO30 2DY. They packed up our gear and loaded the container....
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2007, 11:56 am
Replies: 120
Views: 5,125
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Any choosing Tasmania?

Ozzinurse,

Come on then, spill the beans and tell us where these good paying Hobart jobs are.:sneaky:

Peter
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2007, 11:41 am
Replies: 120
Views: 5,125
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Any choosing Tasmania?

Hey Kerry,

Our biggest problem was finding a decent rental property in the Launceston area. We brought our dog over from Scotland which really limited our options. If anyone brings their dog and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 3rd 2007, 12:05 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 5,125
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Any choosing Tasmania?

Hey Ozzienurse,

Just wanted to try and help answer some questions you have.

You may want to consider flying into Launceston if you want to come to North Tassie, it's a bit bigger than Devonport...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 17th 2006, 9:20 am
Replies: 355
Views: 14,997
Posted By WEBBS

Re: If these things are important to you, think twice

The reason I think you are posting in the wrong place is for this reason: Who do you really think you are helping by posting such negative and deconstructive comments?[/QUOTE]

I think this point...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 17th 2006, 9:04 am
Replies: 82
Views: 1,818
Posted By WEBBS

Re: How many goals will Brazil thrash Australia by?

[QUOTE=Bert'n'Stella]Bert says Scotland could have had them in '98 (Brazil that is). Socceroos have a chance - really they have nothing to lose and will only benefit from the experience of playing...
Jun 16th 2006, 2:17 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,411
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Different continents but same baggage.

Moved to Tasmania last April. No longer working, (no more work stress, thank god), staying at home to support hubby and kids. A bit one dimensional but growing on me. Money very tight, social life...
Jun 16th 2006, 1:47 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,348
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Two months is enough, I want to go home

Hi Cathy
Sorry to hear you are feeling so low. I felt pretty much the same as you when I first moved. By the end of my first week I wished I was some place else. You may feel a bit different once...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2006, 2:03 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Parents reactions not good

Hi Lou
Hubby, self, 3 kids and 1 dog travelled to Tas to live April 2005. My parents are both dead and my mother in law passed away a few years back. My father in law was not amused when we said we...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2006, 10:40 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,028
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Calling ALL Plumbers/Gasfitters

Hi gasman,

I live in Tas and all the plumbers/gasfitters I speak to are 'flat out'. They are that busy that most of them charge potential customers for providing a quote. Natural gas has just...
Forum: Australia
Mar 13th 2006, 9:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Televisions.

I think the answer is to route the incoming signal via the AV socket on your TV. This can be through a video or a digital receiver.
Some TVs are easily converted while others(like ours) would cost...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2006, 10:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,028
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Calling ALL Plumbers/Gasfitters

I'm a plumber/gasfitter living in Tas. I can't say how things work in NSW but it seems that I can get a provisional plumbers licence which will allow me to work for a plumbing company (but not alone)...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2006, 9:49 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,936
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Tasmania

Rosie and I came into the shop around May time and bought a little picture frame for our daughters bedroom. I remember mentioning the expate website to you. I take it you managed to get your visa...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2006, 9:43 am
Replies: 118
Views: 5,936
Posted By WEBBS

Re: Tasmania

Kay,

Sorry to hear that your mum is hospital!

It's been really nice here. I had a 'half day' yesterday (Launceston Cup Day) and went fishing on the Tamar im my bosses boat(he's a Pom too). It...
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