The Geospatial Council of Australia is the authorised assessing authority to assess qualifications and skills for the purpose of migration to Australia under the general skilled migration categories for the occupation of Surveyor ANZSCO 232212 ONLY (i.e. applicants must hold the equivalent of an Australian bachelor degree in Surveying).
Other areas of what is termed “Surveying” in other countries, such as Quantity Surveying, Valuation or General Practice Surveying, and Building Surveying are assessed by other bodies. Applications for (Surveying and Cartographic Associate) should be directed to VETASSESS for assessment.
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Use the Reapplication Form if your original application has or is due to expire.
If the Internal Review decision upholds the original unsuccessful skills assessment decision, applicants can appeal the Internal Review decision. The External Appeal process involves a re-examination of both the original decision and the Internal Review decision by an independent expert who is not a skills assessment panel member.
The Geospatial Council only carries out an assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and experience. It does not make any assessment of or make any recommendations regarding the migration application.
Any inquiries regarding the migration application must be made to the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
Please note that this assessment is solely for your application to immigrate to Australia and does not guarantee your employment. You should also understand that there are different types of surveyors within Australia. To work in mines or to work as a land surveyor establishing or re-establishing land boundaries you will require registration with an Australian Board of Surveyors. The governments of each Australian State and Territory have their own Surveyor Registration Boards and you may have to apply to one of those Boards to seek registration. To be registered with a State or Territory Registration Board you will be required to again have your overseas qualification assessed by an independent organisation. You should be aware that you may have to undertake further study and training to gain registration with a State or Territory Surveyor Registration Board.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information regarding the assessment procedures.