fOR REcOGNITION Of pERSONS INTENdING TO AppLy fOR SKILLEd MIGRATION TO AuSTRALIA wIThIN ThE ENGINEERING pROfESSION July 2012
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SECTION A Introduction and Background Introduction 1. Assessment for Migration Purposes 2. Occupational Categories in Engineering 3. Pathways to Recognition 4. English Language Requirements 5. Certification of Copies of Documents 6. Steps in the Assessment Application Process 7. Application Forms 8. The Assessment Process 9. Appealing the Assessment Outcome SECTION B Assessment of Recognised Qualifications 1. Australian Qualifications 2. Washington Accord 3. Sydney Accord SECTION C Assessment of Non-Recognised Qualifications 1. Introduction 2. Steps in preparing a CDR 3. Components of the CDR Summary Statements Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate Engineering Manager SECTION D Additional Assessment Services 1. Introduction 2. Applicability of additional services 3. Identification of higher level engineering qualifications 4. Work Experience SECTION E Checklists, Fee Payment and Dispatch 1. Checklists 27 28 2. Fee Payment and Dispatch APPENDIX Detailed Description of Competency Elements for each Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate Engineering Manager ANZSCO occupations designated to Engineers Australia 32 37 42 46 48 24 24 24 25 18 19 20 21 14 14 14 10 10 11 4 4 5 5 5 6 7 7 7
Introduction and Background
This booklet has been developed by Engineers Australia to assist you in preparing your submission for an engineering qualifications assessment. This section provides you with an introduction to the assessment of qualifications in engineering for migration purposes. You should read this booklet carefully before proceeding to the Application Forms.
Professional Engineer Academic qualification is an Australian four year Bachelor of Engineering degree following twelve years of schooling, or equivalent. The Professional Engineer: • Focusesonoverallsystems • Developsandappliesnewengineeringpractices • Appliesleadership&managementskills • Pursuesengineeringopportunitiesinanholisticway,taking environmental,community&socialissuesintoaccount • Solvesdiverseproblems. Engineering Technologist Academic qualification is an Australian three year Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree following twelve years of schooling, or equivalent. The Engineering Technologist: • Focusesoninteractionswithinthesystem • Modifiesandadaptsestablishedengineeringpractices • Advancesengineeringtechnology. Engineering Associate Academic qualification is an Australian two year Advanced Diploma of engineering following twelve years of schooling, or equivalent. The Engineering Associate: • Focusesonspecificelementsofthesystem • Workswithincodesandappliesestablished practices and procedures. Engineering Manager An engineering or engineering-related academic qualification must be held - normally at Bachelor degree level or higher. Engineering Manager: • is a high level position involving the formulation of engineering strategies, policies and plans and the direction, administration and review of engineering operations for an organization • musthavearecordofseniormanagementovera period of three years or more. Letters...