Dear Mr XXX,
Thank you for your ACS Skills Assessment completed under reference number XXX.
Your result letter has been attached to this email as a secure PDF file and can be submitted to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) as evidence of your ICT skills assessment.
Please check all the information in your ACS result letter is correct before submitting your skill assessment to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Please Note: no hard copy of this document can be issued as DIBP have electronic means to verify this result letter.
Information regarding your result letter - Understanding the ACS Result Letter
If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us on - [email protected]
The Skills Assessment Team
Australian Computer Society
Your skills assessment result indicates you are eligible to apply for ACS membership - http://www.acs.org.au/become-a-member/join-now
For more information, please call Member Services on +61 2 9299 3666 or email [email protected]
As a member of the ACS, you will have access to professional development and networking opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
ACS membership offers you job opportunities to increase your chances of landing your dream job by networking with peers and staying at the forefront of technology and we offer discounts on a wide range of services from restaurants to home loans.
The following is a list of some ACS member benefits:
Career Guidance and Job Seeking Assistance
Need career advice? Turn to Pivotal HR Career Guidance, ACS members receive a 10% discount on all services including CV assistance, career transition and planning, and interview techniques. The service is fully tax deductible if you have been working in the ICT industry for the last financial year.
Events & Networking
Use our events as formal networking opportunities to forge new connections, create business opportunities or meet your next employer. Collaborate on projects with your peers in one of our special interest groups. Get advice on what to study, where to find a new job or how to map your career path.
Free Digital Subscription to PC & Tech Authority
Australia’s premier computer magazine, PC & Tech Authority gives you the facts, opinions and insight to make informed PC and tech purchasing decisions. Every issue is packed with the latest products, reviewed by an expert team of technical writers and guarantees more Aussie exclusives and first looks than any other Australian PC magazine.
Free Digital Subscription to CRN
CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.
Free Sophos Anti-Virus Protection for Members
The ACS has partnered with leading IT security and control company Sophos to provide members with personal use of the Sophos Endpoint Security solution for free.
AMP Affinity Banking Package
AMP Banking delivers Australian Computer Society members banking solutions designed to help you own your tomorrow. ACS members receive discounts and fee waivers on home loan, bonus interest on selected Term Deposits and access to a range of competitive every day and savings accounts.
Make travelling easy by using the conference and leisure services offered by ACS and Egencia.
Professional Development & Education
The ACS offers a range of benefits to support you in your Professional Development. These include both ACS courses and discounts on vendor certifications.
ACS Professional Development Events
The ACS hosts over 650 events each year throughout Australia to ensure our members can develop their skills in the latest techniques. These can be technical ICT skills, management, or leadership skills.
Professional Standards Scheme
The ACS Professional Standards Scheme provides legal recognition of ICT as a profession for the first time. This is a step forward for the ICT profession as it identifies ICT workers as professionals on the same level as an engineers, solicitors and accountants.
The ACS Professional Standards Scheme has been approved by the Professional Standards Councils as a Cover of Excellence® scheme. These schemes are a part of Federal and State legislation and protect members of recognised occupational associations by limiting liability.
For applicable ACS members, liability can be limited to $1.5 million. ACS Certified Professionals (CPs) who meet the criteria and hold the requisite insurances are entitled to this new protection.
ACS delivers a world leading certification framework that provides business, government and consumers with assurance that specialist expertise has been independently assessed and validated.
ACS provides two levels of professional certification:
Certified Technologist; aligned to SFIA level 3 skills, and
Certified Professional; aligned to SFIA level 5 skills.
As part of ACS’s obligation to support the next generation of ICT leader and fast-track your career, online courses for student members focus on professional skills such as:
Managing your career
Campus to Corporate
Doing Business Professionally
Professional Networking Essentials
Essentials of Managing Technical Professionals
IT Strategy Essentials
ACS Young IT (YIT) organise and run events and programs specifically targeted to young, up and coming professionals. Some of the events and programs we run include local career days, soft skill and technical seminars, networking opportunities and social events in each state.
We also organise the Annual Young ICT Professionals Conference (YITCon). Our YIT group gives you the chance to meet and share experiences with other newcomers to the industry at seminars and social events. You can also seek advice, make lifelong friendships and play an organisational role on the Young IT Board to help inspire others like yourself.
If you are passionate about ICT and would like to make an active contribution to the profession, get involved with your local YIT committee.
Being part of YIT gives you access to:
YITCon - an internationally renowned annual networking gathering of Young IT Professionals, Graduates and Students.
Access to the most innovative ICT practitioners in the country
Job and career opportunities
ACS Foundation scholarships to work in the top companies in Australia
Management experience including strategic planning, project management, and government lobbying
Challenging yourself and make lifelong friendships.
ACS Women is run by a national board working to empower women, ACS members and the community of women engaged in the ICT sector by:
influencing Government policies,
providing educational and networking opportunities and
by setting a strategic direction for the ACSW state and territory branches and chapters.
Free Access to Ambassador Card Discounts and Special Offers
The Ambassador Card is a national lifestyle and leisure benefits program providing guaranteed savings. Participating establishments are spread throughout metropolitan and country areas of Australia and primarily include those offering Dining, Entertainment and Accommodation. The current retail value for an individual to purchase The Ambassador Card is $220.00, but ACS members will now have access to this program as part of their ACS Membership.
ACS distance education programs are intensive 13-week program delivered in a virtual college environment.
Discounts on DDLS Courses
DDLS will offer ACS members a 10% discount on publicly-scheduled courses held at DDLS premises.
Discount on Red Hat Enterprise Linux training
The Australian Computer Society is pleased to announce that a partnership has been formed with Red Hat to offer members discounted Red Hat Enterprise Linux training. ACS members will receive a 10% discount, the highest discount offered by Red Hat on its training.
Microsoft Office Training courses
Receive up to 25% off the cost of Microsoft Office Training Courses with Raising the Bar.
Dynamic Web Training
Dynamic Web Training offer ACS members a 15% discount on any individual course they book.
Members who enrol in a course and quote their membership number will receive a 5% discount for individual booking an IRM course.
An extensive collection of ICT digital media artefacts, ranging from video Presentations through to Educational ICT Videos.
The library is constantly being updated and is available to all members of the Australian Computer Society.
Qantas Club Corporate membership is now available to ACS members, at significantly reduced cost.
Enjoy corporate rates for Virgin Australia’s Velocity Rewards Membership.
Discount on all Gartelmann Wines Offer
ACS members can now take advantage of a 15% discount off the recommended retail price of Gartelmann Wines and help secure the future of our industry at the same time. In addition to offering the generous discount on all wines, Gartelmann Wines will donate five per cent of your purchase to the ACS Foundation.
For more information, please call Member Services on +61 2 9299 3666 or email to [email protected]