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  • Teej
    Hello Ma'am Cassey! I'm a registered pharmacist na po dito sa pinas, and my tito is helping me to enter aussie (mooroolbark-based) via student visa, hopefully I'll get accepted before august. However po yung course na pinapakuha niya sa akin is Diploma in Community Service, are there any chance po ba na makakawork ako as part-time pharm tech while studying a different course?
    April 16
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, to be able to work as a Phar Tech here in Au, you’ll have to study and get a Certificate for that otherwise employers won’t hire you. You can try to apply as a Pharmacy Assistant. Kailangan din ng Certificate for this job however some company provides free training.
    • Teej
      Teej
      I see. Thank you, Maam! May I ask if you know any school/company that offers a certificate course for pharmacy assistant, Maam?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Search mo sa google, Pharmacy Technician Course Victoria. Check mo na rin if they accept International Students.
  • schama
    hi doll.ask ko lang did you take EN with student visa? ilang taon ba yan sa australia a ng EN? and required ba ang english test bago ka maka study ng enrolled nurse?..salamat for your time
    April 17
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, hindi siya EN. Yung course is BSN which leads to being an RN. Yes required ang English test sa Visa application tsaka as a school requirement. No worries.
  • Briar
    Hello Cassey. I am hoping you can provide sound advice regarding my situation. I am 43 years old and studied here in Melbourne to be a nurse. I am now awaiting my ahpra registration. First, am I eligible to apply for regional migration scheme without any prior experience in nursing? Second, what other options do I have in order to permanently stay in Oz? I am currently under subclass 485 graduate visa and will expire May 2019. Thank you for any input you can give.
    April 3
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, do you mean 489 visa? You can apply for 489 if you have a relative here in Au. Otherwise, you can try 189 or 190. These are visas for permanent migration and both are points based. Have you tried estimating your points? At the moment, state sponsorship 190 is faster than 189. You have to check the website for Victoria Sponsorship and see if you’re eligible.

      After getting you AHPRA registration, you need to undergo ANMAC Assessment, they’ll assess whether you are suitable for migration or not. If you are deemed suitable then you can apply through Skill Select and wait to be invited. Did you take up the whole nursing course here?
  • shyr
    hi ms @cassey. im a registered nurse in the philippines with 4 years hospital experience. and im currently here in singapore working as nursing attendant in a nursing homes for 2 years. and im planning to take ielts this may 2018. im interested to work in australia po. ask lng po ako ng 1st step na dapat ko pong gawin or dapat na iprepare. thank you in advance
    March 10
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, Are you planning to apply here as a Nurse? You can do a BP Course which takes around 3mos at the moment. You just have to have an assessment with AHPRA. You need to at least have a 3mos fulltime experience as a Nurse within the last 5yrs to be eligible.
    • ashthrood
      ashthrood
      Hello Ms Cassey! Same with Ms Shyr, I’m a RN in PH and with 4 years of hospital experience and currently working in a hospital here in QC, Philippines. I have booked to take my OET this June 2018.

      I wanted to ask po sana what is the first step po to apply in AHPRA? Do I have to contact them first or shall I just send the necessary requirements?

      Thank you so much! Hoping to hear from you po!
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, there is no need to contact AHPRA. You just basically need to send your documents to them and wait for the Eligibility Letter that they’ll send you para makapagenrol ka to a Bridging Program. Goodluck on your English test.
    • ashthrood
      ashthrood
      Thank you so much, Ms Cassey! You are a blessing to us all who have the Oz dream. I still have follow up questions though if it’s okay with you, Ma’am.

      1. Which of the documents should be notarized and which of them should be original?

      2. About the Board Certificate, should it be sent by PRC together with the COGS?

      Thank you po. ☺️
    • ashthrood
      ashthrood
      3. How long does it take to wait for a response from AHPRA and get an Elibility Letter?

      4. How many months na po ang Bridging Program?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      1. CV should be original. All photocopied documents need to be notarized as well as the CTC’d copy.
      2. Only COGS needs to be sent directly from PRC.
      3. Around 1-2 mos
      4. At the moment, it’s still 3mos.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      The AGOS 40 Form should be original as well.
    • ashthrood
      ashthrood
      Thank you po, Ms Cassey
    • ashthrood
      ashthrood
      Sana po makapasa agad ng OET. Really like to go back there pero not for vacay only but for good na sana. Please include me in your prayers, Ms Cassey! Thank you for being a blessing to us!
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      You’re very much welcome. All the best on your Au journey. God bless sa exam. Have your documents ready para isesend mo na lang sa AHPRA kapag nakapasa ka na. Don’t hesitate to ask kapag may tanong ka. :)
  • dmmag
    Good day!
    Sorry to directly message you.

    RE: Aphra application,
    1. Only Certificate of Good Standing is to be sent directly to APHRA? I am currently working here in the middle east so I have to send Certificate of Good Standing from here as well right?
    2. Are all other documents can be a photo copy given it is certified true copy/notarized?
    3. Do I have to notarized the application form (AGOS 40)?
    4. Any thoughts about IHNA? I'm considering to apply there.

    Salamat po in advance.
    March 7
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi,
      1. Yes, COGS from all the countries where you are registered or have worked at are to be sent directly to AHPRA.
      2. CV needs to be original as well as your AGOS Form 40.
      Submit photocopies unless otherwise stated and make sure to have all the photocopies notarized.
      3. AGOS Form 40 doesn’t need to be notarized because you have to submit the original copy.
      4. Sorry, but i haven’t heard any feedback from it.
    • dmmag
      dmmag
      Thank you :)
  • anoja
    hello po mam..sorry super late reply..kamusta na po?.
    February 23
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hello, mabuti naman sa awa ng Diyos. Kayo, kamusta na?
    • anoja
      anoja
      okay nman po mam cassey,,pareho napo kmi work..thanks po pala sa mga advice dati
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      That’s good, :) So happy for you, You’re very much welcome.
    • anoja
      anoja
      mam cassey if you dont mind pwede po ba kita add sa fb?pag my time meet po tayo
  • EndlessPraiseResound
    Hi Cassey, may idea ka anong assessing body (Skills Assessment) pag IT helpdesk (IT call center agent). Thank you :)
    February 11
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, wala eh. Have you checked what ANZSCO code it falls under?
    • EndlessPraiseResound
      EndlessPraiseResound
      Saw it na po :) Thank you sa help
  • jacklen23
    Hi Ms. Cassey, pasensya na po but I have to ask some questions regarding Certificate of Good Standing:
    1. Ano po ba ang requirements sa pagkuha ng COGS from PRC authorizing a relative to send to Aphra.
    2. I also worked in Saudi; however, they only send their COGS through email. Meron po bang email add ang Ahpra for that purpose?
    3. May idea po ba kayo how AHPRA assesses and processes papers of their applicants who graduated from universities na non-operational na?
    Thank you very much po.
    February 13
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      I think you have to send an authorization letter, attach a copy of your ID and tell your representative to bring an ID as well.

      Unfortunately, I’m not sure kung pwedeng thru email siya, best to email ahpra and see what they have to tell you.

      Sorry, but I don’t have an idea with their assessment process. Ask AHPRA what you can provide if your Uni is already closed.
  • garceta14
    Hello po! I am targeting subclass 190 or 489 since my occupation is graphic designer. May required show money po ba for these sub classes? If so, magkano po kaya ang amount needed? Thanks po!
    February 6
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Walang show money for 489. Yung sa 190 i think depende sa state. Kung gusto mong mag190, you have to check kung anong states open yung occupation mo kasi they each have their own set of requirements.
    • garceta14
      garceta14
      @cassey based sa ANZSCO, graphic designer is eligible sa Northern Territory and sa Australian Capital Territory. Subclass 489 is hindi po permanent no? 4 years lang siya.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Yes, hindi Permanent ang 489 but you can apply for PR kapag nasatisfy mo yung conditions. Hindi ba pwede ang visa 190?
    • garceta14
      garceta14
      pwede naman po both for 190 and 489. Ang worry ko lang talaga is yung show money. Mamaya kung kelan last step na tsaka pa sumabit just because I cannot provide show money.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Check the individual websites for those states, you can see the requirements there. Do it as soon as you can because the occupation might be removed soon.
  • macelm
    Hello, Miss Casey. I’m a pharmacist in the Philippines with experience po. And I’m planning to work in Australia. I’m confused kung sa APHRA or APC website ako mag inquire. Hope you will reply and guide me po. Thank you.
    January 20
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, sa APC kasi sila ang magaassess ng papers.Bago ka makapagregister as Rph dito sa Au, may 2 written exams then oral exam. After that, internship naman.
  • clea
    Hello Miss Cassey,

    Kumusta po? Newbie po ako dito and I was able to read your post about nurses. I am an RN from the Philippines with experience and recently moved here in Australia permanently. I wish to be an RN here kaya lang I am so confuse of the APHRA website. What should I do first? Thank you very much. Hope you will reply.
    January 17
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, the only way that you can register here as a nurse is to study. Since may experience ka sa Phils, pwede kang magbridging course. Take ka na muna ng English exam. While waiting for the results, gather your documents. Then kapag okay na yung result mo, fill up the Agos Form 40. Then send that together with all the documents to AHPRA by Post. Ahpra will send a Letter Of Eligibility to you and then you can enroll for Bridging Course. After finishing the course, that’s when you can register here in Au.
    • clea
      clea
      thank you miss cassey. you are very much helpful! God bless you!
  • jonnah1824
    Hi maam cassey.. pag australian nurse po bah, f planning to work as a nurse in UK, do i still have to take their exam for registration?
    January 16
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, sorry not sure how that works. You can google it. I’m pretty sure you’ll find resources for that.
  • yassy2012
    Hello po goodmorning..
    im currently working here in saudi as an Er nurse. Want ko po apply in Aus. Ano po mga dapat kung umpisahan? Im planning po kc sana na mag agency sa pinas kaso super mahal daw.
    Den okey lan ba na PTE or OTE exam ung itake ko na lan..?
    January 13
  • czha
    Do you know anyone na kumuha ng BP sa SCU?
    December 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, sorry. Wala akong kakilala na nagBP sa SCU.
    • Gorvic1211
      Gorvic1211
      nag pa assess po ako sa Aecc global, Southern Cross University offer nila sakin school yan po ba scu? sa Gold coast
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Yes, yan yung Southern Cross. Meron din yan dito sa Melbourne kaso hindi ko alam kung nagoofer sila ng BP dito sa Melb campus nila.
  • Gorvic1211
    Hello po mam Cassey,

    I recently passed OET po. ASk ko lang po may family friend po kasi kami sa Brisbane. She is working as a nurse manager. Finorward niya po CV ko sa hospital nila hoping that I can get sponsorship. Sinabi niya din sakin na baka qualified daw ako sa international overseas nurse since im here in abu dhabi po since 2014. Mandatory po ba ang BP sa lahat? or assess po ng Anmac kung mag bp po ako? I am new sa forum po. I read all the comments here. You are helping a lot of our kababayans. Hoping to be enlightened po thanks po God bless!
    January 2
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, Congrats! Unfortunately, kailangan mong magBP kasi hindi ka magiging RN dito kapag hindi ka nagaral. It wouldn’t matter kahit na matagal ka ng Nurse abroad kailangan mo pa ring magundergo ng BP not unless na nanggaling ka ng UK, at some selected countries. I don’t think they will sponsor you kapag hindi ka RN dito sa Au. Yun kasi ang pinakaunang tinitignan ng mga employers. Tsaka hindi ka pwedeng magpractice dito without getting a license here.

      Para makapagenrol ka ng BP, kailangan mong magpaasess ng papers mo sa AHPRA tapos kapag eligible ka they will send a Letter Of Eligibility. Once na nareceive mo na LOE, pwede ka ng magenrol. Once you finish the BP, that’s the only time that you can register here in Au.

      Ang ANMAC skills assessment ay requirement sa PR. Magkaibang entity sila ng AHPRA. This is done once you gain your registration here in Au.
    • Gorvic1211
      Gorvic1211
      I see :) Mam 2014 pa po yung iba kung documents pede ko ba sila gamitin sa registration po..hindi namn po sila expired? mga ginamit ko po bago ako pumunta dito sa UAE. Yung PRC license ko mag expire na kasi ng Feb 2018.. need ko po ba irenew ang bago balita kasi sa pinas need mag cpd 15 units bago mag renew eh dito ako uae :(
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Okay lang kung 2014 pa as long as it stays true to what it says or claims. Don’t forget to have all your documents notarized and in an A4 as well. Yes, you have to have a valid PRC license. You’ll be needing it after your BP course.
    • Gorvic1211
      Gorvic1211
      scanned in a4 size po ba? ty mam cassey.. problem ko po now PRC license ko po kung paano ko siya irenew...salamat po mam. Ill keep in touch. God bless po!
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Photocopy your docs in A4 size and at the same time have it notarized by an Atty. Documents are to be sent to AHPRA through Post so no need to scan. Hindi rin kailangan na original copies yung isesend not unless nakastate that they want original copies. All the best, hope you’ll be able to renew your license. Have your docs ready like your reference letter which by the way has a certain format to follow, COE which needs to have specific details as well. God bless.
    • Gorvic1211
      Gorvic1211
      thank you mam cassey Ill keep in touch. God bless po!
    • Gorvic1211
      Gorvic1211
      duration is only 3 months. If you can't find an employer to sponsor you, you'll have to go back to the Philippines.--->>> after BP po ilang months pede ka po mag stay sa AU while looking for a Nsg Job? and yung reference letter po ba for ANMAC po right? skills assessment...tumawag po salin Aecc Global sa Pinas qualified namn po daw ako to take BP ok rin naman fee nila to help me registration...thanks po ulit mam cassey
  • jonnah1824
    Hi maam..took the ielts po nung dec 2016.. ma eexpire xa ds dec 2018.. valid po ba to for bp?may nabasa kasi akong post dito sa forum na more than 12 months na dw ielts result niya, kaya dw di siya makaka apply for bp
    January 3
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, sabi sa website pwede siya kung yung result is within 2years before lodging an application. So pwede pa yung sa’yo.
  • ykcul_kcul
    Hi maam cassey.. ahmmm.. i have few questions po maam regarding sa requirement sa school at other concerns po....

    1. Ano pong papers ang isubmit ng previous school directly to ahpra?

    2.ung english result po ba, ikw dn magsend non sa ahpra or ung review center?

    3.if macomplete na po ung mga paper requirements, pwd po na e.directly send it onshore in their office? Or dapat e.mail lng?

    4. pwd po ba na ung prc requirements to follow na lng sa ahpra since 2 weeks yong processing? Or dapat hintayin po talaga na marecieve muna ng ahpra then ung ibang documents?

    Sencya po maam cassey marami.. confused po talaga ako... salamat po...
    December 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, no problem at all

      1. As far as I can remember, lahat ng documents ng hubby ko sa kanya lahat galing at walang nanggaling sa Uni.
      2. Yung English result ikaw na ang magsesend
      3. Yung requiments thru courier mo siya ipapadala paper based siya, i suggest to use yung may tracking number for security purposes
      4. Pwede yung to follow, pwede na mauna papers mo.

      You’re welcome!
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Ung sa school po maam, kailangan nakasealed talaga sa envelop with address of school?
      Salamay po mam...
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Yung sa school, pwede na ang email application. Check mo with your Uni of choice. Yung sa amin kasi eh thru email lang yung school application.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Ah ganon po ba maam... nagcocompile na po kasi ako ng mga requirements ko for ahpra... minsan kasi confusing ung mga req'ts kaya i need enlightenment talaga cause im just do it by myself... salamat po maam cassey sa instant sagot nyo... :) pwd po ba magtanong po ulit sa inyo if meron pong req't na hndi ko maintindihan? hehe.. salamat po ulit..
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Oo naman, pwede kang magtanong anytime. :) Yung mga requirements na yan, itago mo original dahil halos pareho lang din yung gagamitin mo for ANMAC at PR. Huwag mo kalimutang ipanotarized yung mga photocopies ng documents mo na isesend sa AHPRA at sa A4paper din siya ilalagay. Kapag andito ka na sa Au, ipaJP mo na rito yung docs mo para libre.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Ok po maam @cassey... salamat po... hmmmmm... Ung sa ahpra po ba na working experience dba po 450hours lng required?pwd po ba na hndi ko muna e.include ung sa saudi na exp ko na 2 years? Kasi hndi ko pa nakuha ung revised COE... then sa ANMAC ko na lng po e.lagay?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Kung hindi mo siya isasama, magkakaroon nga lang ng discrepancy sa application mo. Anong revision ba yun? Major revision ba?
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Kulang po kasi maam cassey ng number of hours ung coe ko before kaya nagsend ako ulit ng request letter kng pwd lagyan ng number of hours.. hanggang ngayon wla pang signature.. hirap kasi pakiusapan mga tao doon.. plan ko na po sana maglodge ng application ko as early as possible po.. pwd po ba e.stat dec un maam cassey?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Ahhh, pero nakalagay naman yung period of employment mo sa luma? Kung nakalagay naman, sa tingin ko pwede mo namang gamitin yung luma then yung updated sa ANMAC na lang.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Opo maam cassey... ung luma wlang number of hours pro merong years of employment na 2 years.... pwd po yon maam sa ahpra requirement muna? Then to follow na lng ung updated coe pra sa anmac?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Yun na lang ba yung kulang sa application mo? If you can wait, I can give AHPRA a call this week and clarify it. Nakalagay ba kung fulltime ka run sa work mo?
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      maam cassey, opo yon na lng ung kulang ko pra makastart na po ako maglodge.. Permanent staff nurse po maam ang nakalagay...
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Sa tingin ko naman, pwede na yung old na COE mo since nakalagay naman na for 2yrs ang employment mo. Ang mabusisi kasi talaga yung ANMAC. I’ll try to contact them tomorrow or sa Wednesday. Busy kasi kami ngayon sa work.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Ok po maam cassey.... Cge oo maam cassey.. Nat convinient time nyo po.. Sencya po talaga sa istorbo maam cassey... Salamat po...
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Maam cassey mero po akong follow up question po... ung sa prc na licence, board certificate at good standing po, ung prc na magsend lahat ng yon sa ahpra mailing address po? Salamat po ulit..
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, nakatawag na ako sa AHPRA, kaso ang sinagot niya is kung ano rin yung nasa form.

      The Statement of Service is required to:
      • be on the employer’s letterhead
      • provide dates of employment
      • describe the role in which you were employed, and whether
      if was full-time/part-time hours, and
      • be signed by a manager (e.g. director of nursing, unit manager or HR manager).

      Dito kasi sa Au, mayroong tinatawag na full time at part time kaya siguro gusto nila na nakalagay run yung hours. Kung meron kang contract, isama mo na rin kung iuuna mo na yung luma mong COE. Kailan mo ba makukuha yung new COE mo?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      COGS lang ang isesend ng PRC.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Meron po akong kontract maam cassey... un na lng po ba isasama ko? Hndi ko pa po alam maam cassey.... ang tagal2 ko na nga pong kinukulit ung employer ko eh... huhuhu
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      Ok po maam cassey.. another question po maam cassey, dapat updated po ba board cert, board rating or pwd ung kahit 2 years ago? At ung sa prc id na athenticated po ba ung e.request sa prc? Salamat po maam cassey at sencya talaga..
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Sa tingin ko pwede mo ng isama yung contract mo along with your COE. Hindi kailangang updated yung Board cert at rating. Yung PRC ID lang ang dapat na hindi pa expired. Hindi na rin kailangang ipaauthenticate yung ID. Kailangan lang ipanotarize lahat ng documents na ipapass mo at A4size.
    • ykcul_kcul
      ykcul_kcul
      @cassey ok2 po maam... maraming salamat po... medyo naliwanagan na po ako...hehe...sencya po maam cassey sa abala at makulit po ako... medyo confusing po kasi... maraming salamat po talaga sa inyo...
  • jonnah1824
    Hi maam cassey.. pwede po kaya na esend ko na yung mga requirements for ahpra kahit wla pa akong reference number from fit2work? Ngayon ko lang kasi nalaman na 5-10 days pala yung processing sa fit2work, akala ko kasi makukuha agad.. Totoo rin po ba na 6 months na po yung BP?
    December 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, nagapply ka na ba ng fit2work? Wala ka bang nakuhang reference number pa? I think they are starting the 6mos BP next year.
    • jonnah1824
      jonnah1824
      Worid po aq maam cassey...kasi yunh ielts q mag eexpire na ds dec2018..for sure, matatagalan yung processing ng BP eligibility q kasi may new changes na naman cla.. wla po bang university na e coconsider yung ielts kahit expire?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Wala pa akong nakakaringgan na tumatanggap ng expired na English test. Sa tingin ko naman kung aasikasuhin mo yung docs mo by January eh maihahabol pa yung IELTS mo. Tsaka ngayon eh marami ng English test like PTE and OET na mas madali na kesa sa IELTS.
  • Ianna
    Hello Cassey! I have just started applying for the July intake for the conversion course at Deakin. I graduated last March and have no hospital experience. Would that put my application at risk of being denied?
    November 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      I think that would be understandable since you have just graduated. Have you already checked with Deakin if you’re eligible for their Conversion Course?
    • Ianna
      Ianna
      I have inly consulted with AECC global and they said that i am eligible. But is there a way i could check with Deakin without lodging an application? Or do i have to apply in order to find out? Btw thank you so much for the quick response!
    • Ianna
      Ianna
      And for clarification, is a conversion course the same as taking the course for 2 years and graduating with a bachelor’s degree??
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      AECC is reliable. They were our agency (AECC in Melb) when my hubby took a Conversion course in Deakin as well. Yes, it’s the same thing, some Uni have the conversion course for 2yrs which is more costly. Why would you opt to have it longer though when you can finish it for a year?
    • Ianna
      Ianna
      AECC said since i don’t have any experience i might have to do 2 years but i still have to wait for deakins response once i send my application. If you dont mind my asking, how much did you have to pay for each trimester?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Oh Yeah, you might need to do 2yrs because you don’t have an experience. Usually, those who do 1yr have a work experience. I can only remember the fee for a year which is more or less $27k..that is without the DUELI.
    • Ianna
      Ianna
      The estimate that AECC gave me was around 32k but im hoping that the offer letter would indicate a lower price after they accredit my subjects. Thank you so much for answering my questions ❤️
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      No worries and goodluck. :)
  • Maydhel
    Hi Cassey! Please help me po, I need some inputs from you sana. RN po ako sa pinas, currently working abroad with 7 years hospital experience pero iba-ibang hospital po yun. Almost a week na po ako nagbabasa dito sa site and sa pagkaka intindi ko need ko muna mag pa assess sa APHRA ng requirements para maka pag BP po ako and after that pwede na ako pa assess sa ANMAC for PR if everything goes well. My question po kasi eh hindi ako graduate ng University school sa pinas. May idea po ba kayo if ma recognize ng ANMAC ang school ko which is hindi nman university? If hindi po ma recognize no chance po ba for me para sa Oz? at hindi din ako makakakuha ng points sa education ko for PR if that is the case? Sana po mabigyan nyo ako ng inputs about dito, kasi mostly sa mga nababasa ko sa mga kasamahan natin eh graduate ng University. Salamat po!
    December 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, yes, kailangan mo munang magpaassess sa AHPRA para makapagenroll ka ng BP. Once na nakatapos ka ng BP, kailangan mong makakuha ng positive assessment from ANMAC para makapagapply ka for an invitation to apply for PR. Kapag nakakuha ka ng invitation, tsaka ka pa lang makakapaglodge for PR. Basically, you will need to present a license from the countriy/countries where you have practiced for those 7yrs, you will have to get COGS from those country/countries, you will need to get reference letters from all those experiences (there’s a format for this by the way) and COE as well. It doesn’t matter kung hindi University. Kahit na College, narerecognise pa rin naman so don’t worry about it that much. :)
    • Maydhel
      Maydhel
      Thank you Cassey,,napaka detailed ng sagot nyo :) na worry ako dun buti ok nman pala,,, God bless!
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      No worries, God bless.
  • Gil017
    Hi Cassey. I just would like to ask po. Nagwork ako sa homecare (UAE) for 4yrs as a healthcare technician since indi naman po ako licensed nurse sa UAE. After ng contract ko, this year lang din, umuwi na ko dito pinas and currently working as a volunteer nurse. I have tried asking from my previous employer in UAE a detailed COE with job responsibilities, unfortunately, ayaw po nila magbigay kasi nakapagbigay na daw sila ng COE. Only the dates of employment and designation were written in the COE. Pwde po kaya i-attach ko nalang contract ko to supplement the lack of details? Sa contract ko po number of working hours lang din nakalagay. You might have any idea po. Thank you po.
    December 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, Unfortunately I don’t think your experience in UAE will count since hindi ka naman nagpractice run as a Registered Nurse. So hindi na kailangan ng COE with job details. Marerecognize lang siya and maggaamit mo siya to claim points kung yung role is as an RN.
  • paanfsurn
    Hi cassey! How are? I have a question regarding applying to study in australia. I only have 2yrs exp as critical care nurse here in phil. And ive heard na if I take agedcare course it will add up as an experience? Is that true? Im currently on the process na for agedcare course. Iniisip ko ksi if mag wait pako to work ng another year here sa phil para pasok nako sa 3yrs for bridging mejo matagal. So i planned to take aged care and that is for 1 year and half if im not mistaken para habang gaining exp atleast masa aus nako and its easier for me to apply na din for aphra for my bridging kasi sabi nila priority din daw nila pag andun kana. Then after that mag bridging nako. If ever ba na ganun ung gagawin ko after ko mag bridging kahit may cert ako for aged care uuwi parin ako phil to wait sa registration ko as rn? Do you think ok yung way na itake ko? My school app for tafe is now on the process na. Thank you!
    November 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, unfortunately walang bearing yung Aged Care since iba siya sa RN role. So hindi totoo yung narinig mo.

      Bridging Course only takes 3months at the moment, there are rumors na gagawin na siyang 6mos next year... Hindi mo kailangan ng 3yrs para makapagBP. 3mos of experience within the last 5yrs will do, so eligible ka na. Yung 3yrs experience is needed kung gusto mong kumuha ng 5points for the PR application.

      After magbridging o kahit anong course pa uuwi at uuwi talaga kapag expire na ang Visa not unless na magapply ka uli ng student visa para iextend mo stay mo that is depending on the conditions of the Visa you’re currently holding.

      It’s better to take BP kasi diretso RN registration na siya after mo matapos ng BP.
    • paanfsurn
      paanfsurn
      Do you think mahihirapan ako makahanap work with my 2 years exp? Ang labanan daw kasi is 3 years.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hindi naman, marami namang work for nurses. Ang tinutukoy nila siguro is work sponsorship. Mas malaki ang chance mong makakuha ng 457 Visa kung may specialty ka sa hospital and kung at least 3yrs experience.
    • paanfsurn
      paanfsurn
      So wala din ba pathway for pr application ang agedcare? Ano po ba mga requirements na dapat meron ako to be eligible sa pr application?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Wala siyang pathway to PR. NagAgedCare din ang hubby ko before, dahil nga sa walang pathway to residency nagshift siya ng Nursing conversion course.

      Bago ka makapagapply, kailangan mo munang maging RN dito which can only be done if you study Nursing here. After that, kailangan ng ANMAC assessment. Kapag nakakuha ka ng positive result, apply ka sa Skill select (you need to at least have 60 points), wait to be invited to apply for PR. Kapag nakakuha ka na ng invitation, then that’s the time na makakapagapply ka for PR.

      With regards to points, check the points calculator on the top of this page just to get an estimate kung maaabot mo yung 60 or not.
    • paanfsurn
      paanfsurn
      Ahhh okey. Pero may additional points ba pag nag aral ka ng vocational course like agedcare?
  • jonnah1824
    Maam cassey, tanong po aq ulit.. nabasa q kasi yung post mo regarding sa ahpra registration, wla pong nabanggit na ched...nag mention po kasi yung frend about nagpunta xa nag ched, unfortunately po, itong kakilala q, di po detailed magbigay ng info so im looking for answers from another applicants po.. i badly need help po, Need to pass na my registration kasi ma eexpire na po ielts q ds dec 2018
    November 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Walang pinass hubby ko na documents from CHED. Lahat ng documents niya from Uni lang. Just make sure na yung ipapass mo na documents ay nasa A4. Tapos lahat nakanotarized by an Atty. Are you planning to do bridging course?
  • jonnah1824
    Hi maam cassey.. newbie lang po aq dito..diy lang aq sa ahpra registration po.. 5 yrs xp na po as RN, kaya lang po, wla po akong trainings kahit isa.,needed po ba tlaga??
    November 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, walang kailangang trainings since wala siyang bearing dito sa Australia. Sa hosp ka ba nagwowork before? Anong ward o specialty?
    • jonnah1824
      jonnah1824
      Yes po maam , hospital po.. general ward.. how bout cpd units po?needed po ba? Diy lang kasi aq kaya dami kong tnannong.. pasensya na po.. thanks
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hindi na kailangan CPD Units. :)
    • jonnah1824
      jonnah1824
      Maam, sabi kasi ng agent ko noon, need ng mga trainings and certificates.. d q rin alam ano ibig sabihin nya.. hindi na aq pwd magtanong sa kanya kasi, nag AECC na aq pra free.. im assuming po, yung mga trainings, Basic life support or IV therapy training? Wla po kasi nyan.. will it affect my eligibility f wla po akonh trainings?
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Walang pinass hubby ko na trainings. Kung may kailangan naman ipaprompt ka ng AHPRA before they refuse your application.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      I mean training certificates...
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Okay ang AECC. You don’t have to worry.
    • jonnah1824
      jonnah1824
      Thanks maam cassey... bait nyo po tlaga.. god bless you po..
  • nescafe
    Ms. Cassey ask ko lang po...ok lang po ba magbridging po sa deakin? nambabagsak po ba talaga sila doon po?
    November 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      When it comes to the quality of education, okay talaga ang Deakin. Yes, nambabagsak sila. Yung mga kabatch ng hubby ko, bumagsak even sa mga sumu od na batches may bumagsak rin. Focus lang sa aral and huwag itake for granted. You’ll be fine.
  • cheng1003
    Hi.. sorry to bother you po. Magtatanong lang po aq if possible ba na magbridging program khit 2 yrs volunteer lang as community health nurse?
    October 2017
  • chateu419
    hi cassey, ive read your post re pharmacy asst. sorry ng private message n ko di kc ako mkapost s thread using my phone. interested to apply sana pero nasa pinas p kmi, but we have visa na
    October 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, when are you arriving here in Australia? The position is still open and it’s urgent as well.
  • ishtar
    Hi po! Ask ko lang po baka po may idea ka how to help my friend. She is a community health nurse for 6 years in the PH and wanted to be a nurse in Australia. Pede po ba sya mag BP? or she's under the conversion course na po? She has no hospital experience po. Sa health center lang po sya and currently school nurse na po.
    September 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      She can do bridging course. She just needs to get an eligibility letter from AHPRA.
    • ishtar
      ishtar
      Ah talaga po? May nagsabi kasi sakanya mahihirapan sya maghanap ng work after the course kung walang hospital experience tsaka daw po ung community nursing pang mga veteran nurses na daw po hehe
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Oo, pwede naman as long as yung position niya sa job is as a Nurse. Wala namang madali, pero definitely naman may job for nurses dito sa Au. Ang importante is makagain ng registration dito sa Au and makapagPR. Then tsaka na magworry about other things because definitely there will always be a job. Nakadepende naman sa tao kung pano siya kapursigido na maghanap ng trabaho. :) Huwag magpapadala sa mga negatibo.
    • ishtar
      ishtar
      Ok thanks so much for the help po :) I think she will be enlightened already.
  • cheezy_pops
    Hi @cassey, AHPRA RN nadin ako since May 26, recently completed nadin ang ANMAC ko, waiting nalang ako na i-deliver by post. 2yrs lang ang sinubmit ko sa anmac under critical care, pero may 2 yrs akong experience as a Private Duty Nurse (with COE &payslips) pero walang supervisor at ITR kasi parang casual lang ako at home-based. If ever kaya na ipapa-assess ko to sa anmac for additional points, pwede na ang COE lang? Feeling ko kasi dati maganda ang ANZSCO code ng critical care (na baka mabilis ang invite etc.) at wala nman akong reference letter ng pagiging private nurse kaya diko na sya sinama dati.
    August 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, Congrats! I called ANMAC before and sabi nila dapat may reference letter. You can try to call them up or email them kung pwede na walang reference letter para di masayang pambayad mo and see how you go. Medyo matagal nga ang invitation sa RN ngayon unlike before.
    • cheezy_pops
      cheezy_pops
      Ah ganun po ba, sabagay mas masasagot nila agad pag tinawagan hehe.. Hmm, sa ngayon kasi 55 points lang ako and pag mag english test matatagalan bago maka EOI kaya naisip ko what if i-try ko i-add nalang yun hehe.

      Thanks po sa reply! :) Tawag ako sa anmac tomorrow.
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Have you given State Sponsorship a thought? May 5 points kang makukuha for that. :)
  • mespedido
    Hi Cassey! Do you happen to know if I can claim points for head nurse or nurse manager role? Thank you!
    August 2017
    • Cassey
      Cassey
      Hi, it depends on what role or what ANZSCO code you are applying. Claiming points would all depend on your ANMAC LOD. If it's recognized by ANMAC, then you can claim points but if not then you can't because over claiming will definitely lead to a refusal.

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