The Competency Demonstration Report (CDR) is based on your competencies and undergraduate degree. You need to provide evidence of your:
- Core engineering knowledge to support your nominated occupation.
- Demonstrate a working application of your knowledge in your nominated occupation.
- Components of the CDR assessment include:
- Personal information including:
- A recent passport size photo.
- An identification document such as the data page from your passport with an English translation. If you cannot scan a copy of this, then a copy of a national identity card or your birth certificate.
- A change of name document, if applicable.
- Evidence of your English proficiency.
- Application information including:
- Engineering occupation.
- Education. You need to provide supporting documents as evidence of you education These can include your degree certificate or other supporting documents. Yu need to provide these for all relevant engineering qualifications if you have more than one qualification. If you ae currently studying, upload your letter of acceptance into the course.
- A Standard Competency Demonstration Report Assessment.
- Relevant Skilled Employment Assessment.
Write a Report which includes:
- Identification of continuing professional development.
- Writing your Three Career Episodes. These are episodes from your engineering education and work experience. Each episode should focus on a specific timeframe or a particular engineering activity. It should describe how you applied your knowledge and skills for your nominated occupation. As these are based on your real life experience, you must provide evidence of your employment.
- Make sure you read the definition of plagiarism when writing these. You cannot have someone else write it for you.
The career episodes should be in the following format:
- An introduction of around 150 words.
- Background of between 200 to 500 words to set the scene and give context to the engineering activity that you are writing about.
- Your personal involvement in the engineering activity should be between 600 and 1500 words.
- A summary of between 50 and 150 words to sum up your thoughts about the activity and your role in it.
- Prepare a summary statement. You must download the relevant summary statement for your nominated occupational category and complete it. You must use the one summary statement template to summarise all three career episodes.
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