Assessment Requirements

For applicants who do not have a relevant Australian VET qualification & have overseas qualifications & training.

Stage 1: Self-Assessment (There are no fees & charges at this stage)

You must submit the following documents for us to determine if you are eligible for a skills assessment:

Upon receiving the above, the self-assessment will be reviewed by one of ATTC’s assessors, and you will be advised of the outcome within seven (7) working days. If successful, you shall then proceed to Stage 2.

Stage 2: Documentary Evidence

You must submit decision ready documentary evidence of your identity, skills and employment experience to ATTC for assessment. ATTC will advise you about the documentation that must be provided which may include:

You must be able to demonstrate that you have completed full-time employment in your nominated occupation based on the following standards:

This must include 12 months full-time, paid employment in the Nominated Occupation in the three years prior to lodging the application.

Stage 3: Technical Assessment

You will be required to participate in a technical assessment of your skills and knowledge, conducted by a qualified assessor who will be an Australian qualified tradesperson in your nominated occupation.

The assessor will focus on collecting evidence to determine if you meet the requirements of the relevant VET qualification in the Australian Training Package for your nominated occupation. This will involve a technical interview and gathering evidence from any nominated employers or other referees.

ATTC will discuss the assessment requirements with you before conducting the assessment.

All technical assessments will be conducted in English without assistance. Interpreters are not permitted.

Stage 4: Practical Assessment* (if required)

In case you are unsuccessful in the technical interview, you will be required to participate in a practical demonstration of your skills and knowledge, conducted by a qualified assessor who will be an Australian qualified tradesperson in your nominated occupation.

ATTC will discuss the assessment requirements with you before conducting the practical assessment.

*Practical assessment is mandatory for all Licensed Occupations.

Stage 5: Outcome

If you are successful in the assessment, you will receive an outcome letter which can be presented to Home Affairs with your visa application. You shall also receive a Certificate III or IV qualification relevant to your nominated occupation.

If unsuccessful, ATTC will provide you with the final outcome documentation, including any identified skills gaps.

The final outcome will also contain information around your options for review and reassessment and provide a payment identification code and instructions on how to make a payment to TRA if you choose to seek one of those options.

For applicants who have a relevant Australian VET qualification or a current, identified Australian occupational license.

Stage 1: Self-Assessment (There are no fees & charges at this stage)

You must submit the following documents for us to determine if you are eligible for a skills assessment:

Upon receiving the above, the self-assessment will be reviewed by one of ATTC’s assessors, and you will be advised of the outcome within seven (7) working days. If successful, you shall then proceed to Stage 2.

Stage 2: Documentary Evidence

You must submit decision ready documentary evidence of your identity, skills and employment experience to ATTC for assessment. ATTC will advise you about the documentation that must be provided which may include:

Pathway 2 applicants must submit documentary evidence which include an Australian VET qualification or current, identified Australian occupational licence.

Pathway 2 applicants also need to demonstrate at least three years full-time, paid employment in a directly related occupation. This must include 12 months full-time, paid employment in the nominated occupation in the three years prior to lodging the application. If the applicant is applying with a current, identified Australian occupational licence, the 12 months full-time, paid employment must be in Australia.

Evidence of part time employment can also be counted towards the employment requirement on a pro rata basis. The type of work undertaken must cover a broad range of skills in the nominated occupation.

Stage 3: Technical Assessment

You will be required to participate in a technical assessment of your skills and knowledge, conducted by a qualified assessor who will be an Australian qualified tradesperson in your nominated occupation.

The assessor will focus on collecting evidence to determine if you meet the requirements of the relevant VET qualification in the Australian Training Package for your nominated occupation. This will involve a technical interview and may involve a practical demonstration* of skills and/or gathering evidence from any nominated employers or other referees.

ATTC will discuss the assessment requirements with you before conducting the assessment.

All technical assessments will be conducted in English without assistance. Interpreters are not permitted.

*Practical Assessment is mandatory for all Licensed Occupations.

Stage 4: Outcome

If you are successful in the assessment, you will receive an outcome letter which can be presented to Home Affairs with your visa application.

If unsuccessful, ATTC will provide you with the final outcome documentation, including any identified skills gaps.

The final outcome will also contain information around your options for review and reassessment and provide a payment identification code and instructions on how to make a payment to TRA if you choose to seek one of those options.

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