Migration CPD Australia is running the following MARA approved CPD workshops and seminars. Agents can book any combination of workshops and seminar depending on their interest in various subject matter and annual CPD point requirements. All material has been prepared to assist agents in dealing with more detailed immigration scenarios. There are no exams or further private study modules.
Workshop 1 - 8.00am -11.15am (3 MARA CPD Points)
$125.00 Incl GST
‘Schedule 3 waiver’ Migration Regulation - 820.211(2)(d)(ii)
‘12 month minimum de-facto relationship requirement’ Migration Regulation 2.03A
‘Living apart’ Migration Act - Section 5F(2)(c) and Section 5CB(2)(c)
Legislation vs Policy
Identify jurisdictional error
Consider and evaluate policy and legislation in identifying the correct test of the legislative criteria.
Understand tribunal and court approach to policy and apply this understanding to various client circumstances.
Identify the various bridging visas and when they apply
Understand relevant legalisation, policy and case law
Identify complexed scenarios where the bridging visa framework can restore lawful status
Seminar - 11.30am - 1.00pm 'Ethics and Professional Practice’ (Mandatory MARA CPD Point)
$95.00 Incl GST
While challenging, the Migration Advice Industry is rewarding as the advice and service provided can change people’s lives. Ethics and professional practice are important to the continued good standing and longevity of the Migration Advice profession. Maintaining and expanding knowledge base can only assist with advising and acting in the best interest of clients. Clients depend on Migration Agents knowledge and experience to ensure that they have the best prospects of obtaining their desired visa or employment sponsorship/nomination. This seminar covers the mandatory components of ethics and professional practice associated with Migration Agents.
Workshop 2 - 1.45pm -5.00pm (3 MARA CPD Points)
$125.00 Incl GST
ENS and RSMS
Linking nominations and identifying the steam
The role of RCB’s and their limitations
Business takeovers/restructures effect on Temporary Transition Stream (TRT) applications
Age, skill or English language exemptions
No Further Stay Conditions
Identify and understand ‘no further stay conditions’
Standard and complex ‘no further stay’ waivers
Risks and complications associated with failing to secure wavier
Subclass 444 application process
Future visa complications for New Zealanders in Australia
Health and character for subclass 444
Changes to the character cancellation and effect on New Zealanders