After checking your eligibility, you'll need to choose the right application pathway for you. Download the relevant application form and applicant guide to begin.
New payment arrangements for TSS Program, OSAP and TRS
Commencing on 1 March 2019, applicants for Trades Recognition Australia’s (TRA) TSS Skills Assessment Program (TSS program), Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) and Trades Recognition Service (TRS) will pay fees for their skills assessment directly to TRA through the TRA Online Portal. Read about the new process.
There are two application pathways:
- Pathway 1 – applicants who do not hold a relevant Australian trade qualification
- Pathway 2 – applicants who hold a relevant Australian trade qualification or a Current, Identified Australian Occupational Licence (Licensed Applicants).
Determine the application pathway that is right for you, and then download the relevant application form & applicant guide.
Download application forms & applicant guides
Download the skills assessment application form of the nominated occupation that applies to you. You can also view the applicant guides for extra information.
If you are applying to have a construction occupation assessed, please read the extra information for carpenters & bricklayers to determine the correct occupation.
If you are applying to be assessed as a hairdresser, please read the extra information for hairdressers and find out about practical demonstration dates.
Additional evidence requirements for commercial cook, Asian cook and chef will be sent to applicants on request.
If you are applying to have your skills assessed, please read the extra information for chefs, cooks and pastry cooks to determine the correct occupation.
Licensed occupations – electrical and plumbing
Information for applicants – documentation
Applicants must read the relevant 'information for applicants' document before submitting their application:
From 1 March 2019 payments for skills assessments through Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) programs must be made directly to TRA.
Read the Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) programs information regarding the new fees.