How to write a good CDR that can fetch me maximum points for Australian immigration?


Nowadays, many professional engineers first choice for immigration is Australia. The institute of Engineers Australia (EA) sets a few guidelines for migration skills assessment. Assessor evaluate engineers based on their competency in the engineering fields and English language skills. CDR report is crucial for the CDR report writing is very crucial report for those professionals engineer who are hoping to immigrate to Australia.

Given below are some points that you should keep in mind while writing a CDR report. These points include some important details about CDR that can make it impressive and fetch maximum points for Australian immigration.

  • Refer MSA booklets

Migration skills assessments (MSA) makes you familiar with the guidelines of EA and helps you evaluate whether your aptitude and experiences are as per the Australian standard or not.

  • Personal information

  • Your personal information included in CV/Resume which includes the details of your work in the particular organizations and experiences. You should customize your resume with a clear objective to define your goal. It should be of 2 pages with a word count of about 600-800 words.

  • CPD up to date

A CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is evidence of your current efforts which you put in improving your professional skills in the nominated engineering disciplines. You must include how you keep yourself updated with the regular inventions and innovative ideas in the engineering field. It must be in the list format and should not exceed one page. Your CPD must have the information about the title, venue, date, and location of your training.

  • Career episodes less technical

Many professional engineer fails to compose career episodes as per the standard of Engineers Australia. Main reasons for CDR report rejection is Career episodes. There should be three career episodes each describing different projects. Each career episode is of minimum 1500-2500 words with a solemn description of your contribution to the project and application of your skills and not the teamwork.

  • CDR report must be plagiarism free

First and foremost reason for CDR reports rejections is plagiarism. Engineers Australia suspends the applications of engineers for one year whose CDR report is found to be plagiarized or copied. You must make sure that you do not copy or reframe from any CDR report samples available online. However, you can definitely take those samples for references.