CHANGES TO THE TRADE SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROCESS

- Trades Recognition Australia has announced changes to the trade skills assessment process, including changes to the fees, employment experience criteria and payment process for OSAP, TSS and TRS trade skills assessments. The VETASSESS website has been updated to reflect the changes.

- These changes relate to all new applications received from 1st March 2019.

Guides and Fact Sheets

The guides on this page will help you understand the requirements for your Trade Skills Assessment.

  • The Fact Sheet for your occupation provides information on the skills and knowledge you will need to demonstrate during your assessment.
  • The Stage 2 Assessment Guide for your occupation provides information on what will happen during your Stage 2 assessment.
  • For information on what evidence you need to include with your Pathway 1 application, download the Evidence Guide (548KB pdf).
  • For information about the employment experience requirements for a Pathway 1 application, please refer to the Pathway 1 Employment Experience Guidelines (110KB pdf).
  • If you are applying for a Pathway 2 assessment, please read the Pathway 2 Candidate Guide (327KB pdf).
Occupation Fact Sheet Stage 2 Assessment Guide Practical Experience Summary
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic Click here to download factsheet (153KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Candidate Guide (573KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (171KB pdf)
Automotive Electrician Click here to download factsheet (157KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Baker (Retail Baking - Combined) Click here to download factsheet (135KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Baker (Retail Baking - Bread) Click here to download factsheet (152KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Bricklayer Click here to download factsheet (157KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Cabinetmaker Click here to download factsheet (154KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Carpenter Click here to download factsheet (187KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Carpenter and Joiner Click here to download factsheet (153KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Chef (Asian Cookery) Click here to download factsheet (182KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Chef (Commercial Cookery) Click here to download factsheet (178KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Cook (Asian Cookery) Click here to download factsheet (181KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Cook (Commercial Cookery) Click here to download factsheet (176KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Diesel Motor Mechanic (Mobile Plant) Click here to download factsheet (146KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Diesel Motor Mechanic (Heavy Commercial Vehicle) Click here to download factsheet (143KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker Click here to download factsheet (351KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Electrician (General) Click here to download factsheet (157KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Candidate Guide (547KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (338KB pdf)
Electrician (Special Class) Click here to download factsheet (178KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Candidate Guide (576KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (338KB pdf)
Fitter (General) Click here to download factsheet (148KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Hairdresser Click here to download factsheet (188KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Joiner Click here to download factsheet (156KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Metal Fabricator Click here to download factsheet (175KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Metal Machinist (First Class) Click here to download factsheet (160KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Motor Mechanic (General) Click here to download factsheet (151KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Panelbeater Click here to download factsheet (200KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Pastrycook Click here to download factsheet (143KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Plumber (General) Click here to download factsheet (166KB pdf) Click here to download Stage 2 Assessment Guide (1.7MB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (171KB pdf)
Sheet-metal Trades Worker Click here to download factsheet (163KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Vehicle Painter Click here to download factsheet (176KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A
Welder (First Class) Click here to download factsheet (175KB pdf) Click here to download the Stage 2 Assessment Guide (414KB pdf) N/A