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.
  • For information about the employment experience requirements for a Pathway 1 application, please refer to the Pathway 1 Employment Experience Guidelines (110KB pdf).
  • 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 application, download the Evidence Guide (548KB 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 Practical Assessment Candidate Guide (573KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (171KB pdf)
Electrician (General) Click here to download factsheet (157KB pdf) Click here to download Stage 2 Assessment Candidate Guide (547KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (250KB pdf)
Electrician (Special Class) Click here to download factsheet (178KB pdf) Click here to download Stage 2 Assessment Candidate Guide (576KB pdf) Click here to download Practical Experience Summary (250KB pdf)
Fitter (General) Click here to download factsheet (148KB 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
Sheet-metal Trades Worker Click here to download factsheet (163KB 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