Qualifications & Skills Recognition

If you are already in Australia, we can assess your skills and have them formally recognised to improve your chances of finding employment. You can apply for our service if you're an Australian skilled worker or migrant with recent work experience. Choose the service below that best matches your skills and situation.

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Independent Assessment

An Independent Assessment is developed and delivered independently of the training provider that has been teaching and assessing the apprentice or trainee. Currently, Independent Assessments are used in the licensed trades of plumber and electrician but do not apply to apprenticeships and traineeships more broadly.Learn More

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning  (RPL)

An RPL assessment is a potential pathway to an Australian qualification. By gaining formal recognition of your existing skills and knowledge, you can save the time and money required for training courses. Learn More

Australian Technical Competencies Statement Assessment

Australian Technical Competencies Statement Assessment

The Australian Technical Competencies Statement Assessment is for Australian citizens or permanent residents who qualified as electricians outside Australia and want to get an electrical licence to work in Victoria. Learn More

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Complementary Health Therapies Assessment

The Complementary Health Therapies assessment is for applicants who hold a qualification in complementary therapies and require a qualifications assessment to support an application for membership of a professional association. Learn More

Psychotherapy and counselling qualifications assessment

Psychotherapy and Counselling Qualifications Assessment

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Qualifications Assessment is for you if you require a qualifications assessment to support an application for membership of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). Learn More

Financial Adviser Licensing Qualifications Comparison to the AQF

New entrants and existing financial advisers in Australia who have completed a foreign qualification may apply for their foreign qualification to be counted towards meeting the financial adviser education requirements.

Before making an application, a foreign qualification must be assessed by a Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE) approved body to determine what the level of the foreign qualification is under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

VETASSESS is a DESE-approved body and we provide assessments of overseas qualifications for licensing purposes. Learn More