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Introduction To ACS RPL report

The phrase ‘ACS RPL Report must be buzzing around you all the time if you are an ICT professional dreaming of Australian immigration. What exactly it is and how it can help you? Such questions must be haunting you, as they do to everyone with the same dream. So, let’s know about these questions and other necessary so ones like them. Knowing them, So you will be better equipped to fulfill ACS skill assessment requirements.

What is The ACS RPL Report?

Before you get the answer to this question, you must know what is RPL and ACS are:


 RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) is an official report given by ICT professionals to the Australian assessment authority ACS  (about which you will read after it). This report shows their competency with the descriptions of their work, their documents, and the like.


ACS (Australian Computer Society). It evaluates the RPL applications given by ICT professionals to work and live in Australia. If finding a candidate capable of contributing to the Australian economy as an ICT professional, then it accepts their application. This approval means that the candidate is officially allowed to work as an ICT professional in the Australian ICT field.

An RPL report allows a candidate to show their practical work experience and skills to the ACS authority. Their RPL report shows their roles, responsibilities, the challenges they had, the ideas they used, and the result is brought. If satisfied with their description and consider them competent, the assessment authority approves their application.

The Following Are Two Types Of ICT Professionals Who Can Use The RPL Pathway

So The first one is those who do not have an ICT qualification. Such candidates need to have at least 6 years of practical work experience as an ICT professional.

The second one is those not having even tertiary level qualifications. Because These candidates need to have at least 8 years of practical work experience as an ICT professional. The extra two years of experience are not required to be relevant to their chosen ANZSCO occupation.

What is ANZSCO?

The full form of ANZSCO is the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations. It is a list of those occupations whose professionals are required in the job markets of these two countries.

An ICT professional using the ACS RPL report needs to choose a job from this list. After that, they have to show their practical work experience and skills with their descriptions of jobs, roles, and responsibilities. Their work experience and skills must be relevant to the occupation they choose to apply for. If their job roles, activities, and responsibilities are not relevant to the ANZSCO chosen occupation, they will face rejection. Remember that your job relevance to the chosen position you are applying for is one of the ACS guidelines. Now, let’s move to the ACS guideline section.

What Are ACS Guidelines And Why They Are Important?

ACS guidelines are a set of rules required to be followed when writing an RPL report. If you don’t follow them, your report will be rejected. These guidelines are to help both the evaluator and the candidate. Following them, the candidate will write clearly and orderly.

ACS guidelines:

You have to show your actual work experience, But not the wrong one. Because if your report is found with wrong information, it will be rejected.

You need to mention those whose ideas, diagrams, and examples you used. Not giving them credit can play a huge role in the rejection.

Remember an online RPL ACS skill assessment sample is for reference purposes only. Because If you copy something from them, So your report will be reported to the IBP department. It means you can be banned. Therefore, you must avoid plagiarized content. But You’d better write a fresh and unique one.

Your jobs and roles must be relevant to the position you are applying for from the ANZSCO code. If irrelevancy comes between these two, your report will be rejected.

ACS skill Assessment Requirements For Documents?

The following is a list of necessary  documents for ACS RPL report assessment:

  1. Passport or birth certificate
  2. Name change proof if having a changed name
  3. Latest resume
  4. Educational qualification proof: degrees, award or certificates, course details, and mark sheets
  5. Marriage certificate if married
  6. Employment evidence: paid employment evidence, part-time or full-time job proof, country name were worked and the letterhead by the company worked for

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