[Linux-aus] Professionals Australia (formerly APESMA)

Tim Connors tconnors at rather.puzzling.org
Thu Dec 19 20:35:17 EST 2013

On Tue, 17 Dec 2013, Brenda Aynsley wrote:

> On 17/12/13 14:49, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:15:36 Brenda Aynsley wrote:
> >> ACS does not promote itself as 'the sole rightful arbiter', we work
> >> collaboratively with many groups and recognise their role in the ICT
> >> ecosystem Paul.
> >
> > A good way for the ACS to work collaboratively would be to lobby the
> > government to NOT require ACS certification for a visa.
> ACS certification and ACS membership are by products of the migration
> assessment process service that ACS provides on behalf of the
> government.  It is not an end in itself.  It's a value add service to
> those who seek skills assessment for migration.
> ACS provides this assessment service so that the government can be
> assured that those who are claiming to be qualified ICT professionals
> are indeed suitably skilled.

Dear god, if ACS are reponsible for letting in a contractor I had to work
with recently, I suspect you need to try harder to weed out the useless
people without the required skills!

Tim Connors

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