No, an RPL certificate alone is not sufficient to apply for Permanent Residency (PR) in Australia. While having an RPL may demonstrate competency in a particular trade or skill, it is not a recognized qualification under the Australian Government’s skilled migration program.
To apply for PR, individuals typically need to meet the criteria for a skilled migration visa, which includes holding a recognized qualification, relevant work experience, and meeting the English language proficiency requirements. The qualifications and experience needed for a skilled migration visa vary depending on the occupation and the specific visa program.
Therefore, while an RPL may be beneficial for employment purposes, it is not directly linked to the PR process in Australia. Individuals seeking to apply for PR should review the skilled migration visa requirements and determine the most appropriate pathway for their circumstances.