Assessment pathway for | Recognition of Prior Learning
Australian computer society is the government body that performs skill assessment as a visa application process. ACS body will determine if you have the right qualification and experience as an ICT professional. If you are willing to migrate to Australia, you have to abide by certain criteria.
There are four application types available for migration purposes. Each of these applications requires a suitable migration skill assessment.
- Temporary Graduate (TG)
- Post-Australian Study (PAS)
- Skills Assessment (Skills)
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning is for those candidates who have an insufficient qualification or are from non-ICT backgrounds.
Criteria for RPL Assessment
1. Non-ICT qualification comparable to AQF or higher
If the qualification is assessed as an AQF Diploma or higher and insufficient ICT qualification, you will need to provide six years of work experience in the relevant field.
2. Non-tertiary qualification
If you lack the tertiary educational qualification, you will need eight years of work experience in the relevant field.
You need to submit two project reports on how you acquired your ICT knowledge and skills. Your report should present details of your career episode and evidence to support the claimed ICT knowledge. The project you carried must reflect the employment being assessed.
Out of the two project reports to be submitted, one must relate to a project undertaken within the last three years. The other must relate to a project undertaken within the last five years during your ICT employment.
The project report must provide a strong foundation for all the works you’ve performed. It should reflect the depth and breadth of your ICT knowledge.
The project report must be your work and not copied from other sources. Your report will be screened for plagiarised content. Your report will be rejected if any such contents are found or will be asked to re-submit the project. All the quotes, references you’ve used must be cited properly in your project report.