Pass a Skills Assessment

The Skills Assessment

The Skills assessment will measure your – Education, Work experience, English level etc.. The skills assessment is done by an assessing body. Different professions are assessed by different assessing bodies.

Below is a brief overview of some of the most common requirements that are needed to pass a skills assessment in several professions. This list if by no means everything you will need, but rather a brief overview of common requirements. For more information contact the Skills Assessor directly. For a full list of the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List  – All profession have the Assessing Authority next to it.

Please note – This article is not meant to be a full outline of what is required, but rather a link on where to find the best info. To ensure you are eligible to pass a skills assessment always consult with the relevant assessing authority. Applicants will also need to pass a points test, obtain a positive skills assessment and meet the other eligibility requirements, to be able to apply for general skilled migration.

 

Professions

Check out the skills assessment requirements for the following professions.

Engineering

Skills Assessor: Engineers Australia

Nursing

Skills Assessor: ANMAC

Accounting

Skills Assessor: CPA/IPA

Teaching

Skills Assessor: AITSL

Electrician

Skills Assessor: Trades Recognition Austral

Education:

4 year Bachelor Degree minimum

Work Experience:

No set years of experience required. Although it may be difficult without work experience to demonstrate the competencies by referring to your undergraduate professional engineering qualifications and the project/work experience elements of your academic study

English Level:

Band 6 or above in all 4 modules of academic or general IELTS (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking). Alternative English Tests will not be accepted.

The following applicants may be exempted from the requirement for IELTS:

  1. applicants who are native English speakers;
  2. applicants who have successfully completed an Australian engineering qualification or a 2 years Masters degree or PhD level program at an Australian university.