Do you need an Australian qualification to be able to work and live in Australia?

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Ozlinks Education focuses on helping people get Australian qualifications. If you want to start a business in your area of expertise or look for a job in Australia in the same line of work you already have, here’s what you need to know. You might think that to get an Australian qualification, you will need to take an extra course. Think first of the skills you already have, you can reduce the time it takes to get an Australian qualification, you may not need to study because of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) program.

The RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) program is a way to convert work experience into an Australian degree without having to take a course. RPL programme is very suitable for foreign migrants who want to work in Australia, international students, or permanent residents in Australia.

The degree obtained upon completion of the RPL program is used as an official qualification. The RPL process evaluates evidence of your skills and work experience to determine if you meet the qualification requirements of the subjects in your chosen qualification.

The Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which governs education in Australia, gives all students the right to have their prior education, experience, and training acknowledged in order to facilitate their advancement towards and between qualifications. Every Registered Training Organisation (RTO) has its own policies and procedures for determining your RPL eligibility, but the fundamentals are the same. The experience and skills you’ve gained through your work can help you complete a qualification faster and reduce the time commitment of taking a course to get you closer to your dream job.

Check Your Eligibility

Contact us to find out if you qualify for this qualification.

Why RPL?

The Australian qualification that comes from registered training organisations (RTOs), also known as the qualification that is nationally recognised, can assist you in meeting any of the requirements listed below. The RPL program is suitable for people who:

  • Don't have a degree but do have work experience in their field.
  • You want to work in Australia, but you don't have an Australian degree.
  • Want to apply for working visa but don't meet the visa requirements.
  • You need a formal qualification to open a business in Australia.
  • To work in the trade industry, you need to get a trade license and qualification.
  • You need to apply for trade license to work in the trade industry.
  • An Australian degree helps you to work in an international project with a higher salary.

All of these problems are very common in Australia's migration community. With the RPL program, you can turn your work experience of a year or more, anywhere in Vietnam or Australia, into an Australian qualification from certificates II, III, IV, and Diploma to the Advanced Diploma. With Australian qualifications, you can definitely solve all of the problems listed above and get a higher salary.

RPL Qualifications
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The advantages of using RPL

The RPL program converts work experience into an Australian qualification that can help you obtain a formal qualification that matches your current knowledge and skills, thereby contributing to your professional development, learning practice and socialize and your self-esteem to integrate into the Australian working environment is enhanced. RPL helps you:

  • There is no need to learn what you already know.
  • It saves you time and tuition fees.
  • Open new career opportunities.
  • Help you achieve your career change goals in Australia.
  • Obtaining an Australian qualification takes less time.
  • You don't have to take classes or repeat the training you've already done.
  • It's a quick and easy process to get a recognized qualification in Australia.

RPL Industries

The following is a list of the industries in which we are able to assist you with the RPL process. Our knowledgeable RPL document checking service guides applicants step by step in meeting the documentation requirements for the RPL application criteria. We review all relevant content in all types of your documents to ensure that it is correct and meets the criteria, giving you a better chance of a positive outcome.

RPL Qualifications

Which qualifications are transferable? If you work in an office that can help you get a certificate in business administration. Working on a farm can count towards a degree in agriculture or mechanics. Working in a restaurant as a cook can help you earn a certificate IV in the commercial kitchen industry. Following is a list of RPL qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
  • Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Certificate III in Concreting
  • Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade
  • Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
  • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • Certificate III in Roof Plumbing
  • Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
  • Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

The RPL process is done in 3 simple steps.

The RPL pathway consists of three stages and typically takes between six and eight weeks to complete from the time an applicant applies to an RPL assessment institute.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of questions that our customers often ask us. If you need more information, don't hesitate to contact Ozlinks Education now.

Why should you consider RPL?

The RPL is generally a faster way to an Australian qualification than completing a formal training course because it recognizes your previous work experience.

Yes. The RPL evaluation process is just as thorough as any other evaluation. But the evidence you need to show may be different from what is usually asked in a class assessment.

When the criteria for each of the subjects are met, a degree may be partially or fully accredited. For example, only completed subjects can be counted towards the qualification.

Even if your credits aren't enough to qualify, you can still receive written certification of the courses you've completed.

This will depend on the complexity of your qualification, how many subjects you apply for and how long it takes you to gather proof of work experience, collate and submit proof. Usually, the RPL process is 6 to 8 weeks from the date of application to the RPL assessment institute and also depends on your industry and qualifications.