Pathfinder summary

I want a skills assessment to improve my employability in Australia or to support my application for an occupational licence. I do not need a skills assessment for migration.


Optional Skills Assessment Services 

Applicants seeking a skills assessment for occupational licensing purposes in any of the nominated occupations in the table below may choose to travel to a nominated country for a skills assessment by a TRA-approved registered training organisation through the Optional Skills Assessment Service (OSAS).

Occupations List (licensed occupations)

  • Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

  • Electrician (General)

  • Electrician (Special Class)

  • Plumber (General)

Assess locations and RTO details available at the RTO finder

Trades Recognition Service

Skills assessments for applicants in the trades listed below who are seeking formal recognition of their trade for employment purposes and/or to access occupational licensing are available through the Trades Recognition Service.

  • Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic [342111]

  • Boilermaker [322311]

  • Boilermaker/Welder [322311]

  • Diesel Fitter [323211]

  • Electrician General [341111]

  • Electrician (Special Class) [342313]

  • Fitter [323211]

  • Fitter and Turner [323212]

  • Metal Fabricator [322311]

  • Metal Machinist (First Class) [323214]

  • Motor Mechanic (General) [321213]

  • Sheetmetal Trades Worker [322211]

  • Welder (First Class) [322311]

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