Pathways

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.

Automotive occupations

Construction occupations

If you are applying to have a construction occupation assessed, please read the extra information for carpenters & bricklayers to determine the correct occupation.

Engineering occupations

Hairdressing occupations

If you are applying to be assessed as a hairdresser, please read the extra information for hairdressers and find out about practical demonstration dates.

Hospitality occupations

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, plumbing & air conditioning

Find out more about electrical & plumbing skills assessments.

Information for applicants – documentation

Applicants must read the relevant 'information for applicants' document before submitting their application:

Fees

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.

Contact us

Please contact the Skilled Migration Assessment Services team if you require additional information.