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How do I tell if my current Cook qualification is valid for an Australian Cook skills assessment?

Applying for a Cook skills assessment to migrate to Australia does not necessarily require a qualification; this is dependent upon the country of your passport.  The Down Under Centre has access to Australia’s Country Education Profiles and can confirm if your qualifications will be recognised so you can complete your skills assessment as a Cook […]

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If my partner is the main applicant for the visa should I complete the Cook skills assessment for Australia?

With a passport from the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand you automatically add 5 points to your partner’s Australian visa application. If you completed the Cook skills assessment for Australia (and are under 45 years of age) this would add 10 points. You would also benefit from the Cook certificate III in commercial cookery […]

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What age can a Cook migrate to Australia?

If you are a Cook looking to migrate to Australia, you need to be between 18 and 45 years old. However at age 18, Cooks will not have yet achieved the necessary qualifications and experience to prove their competence. Cooks between the ages of 25-32 years old generate the maximum points for age towards their […]

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How to get Cook jobs in Australia

Australia has lots of pubs, restaurants and holiday destinations that require great Cooks. Our busiest cities; Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth are always on the look out for skilled Cooks to work in Australia. There is also a need for Cooks in rural areas of Australia. The Down Under Centre works with many Australian Cook employers who […]

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How long does your Australian Cook skills assessment last?

Your TRA Australian Cook skills assessment is valid for 3 years from the date the skills assessment was issued. This means that you need to have your invitation to apply for the visa within 3 years of your skills assessment completion. Your Australian certificate III in commercial cookery has no expiry date. This certificate is […]

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How does the Down Under Centre help with your Cook skills assessment?

The DUC collaborates with Australian Trade Training College (ATTC) to deliver the Cook skills assessment for migration to Australia. We know exactly what is required and offer an Agency service to assist with that skills assessment. The DUC Agency Fee is £550 + VAT. What’s included in that Agency Fee? You will receive a unique login to the DUC Client Portal which explains everything […]

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Who delivers the Cook skills assessment?

Australian Trade Training College (ATTC) is an approved TRA assessing body who can deliver the Cook skills assessment. They have an office in the Down Under Centre and can be contacted on 0203 780 2437.

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