Australia Skilled Migration Process
Skills Assessment How-To Guide
By The Visas of OZ December 21, 2020
To apply for a Skilled visa an applicant must have skills assessed as suitable by the relevant assessing authority.
Learn about skills assessment process and check special cases
Skills assessment criteria are dependent on the nominated occupation and are determined by each assessing authority.
Find out which assessing authority to use and what "skilled date" means
ANZSCO helps to compare Australian and New Zealand occupation statistics with international statistics
Pay special attention to ANZSCO description of duties and qualification levels
To be eligible for a skilled migration you need to have an occupation that is in demand in Australia
Choose an occupation that is relevant to your education and employment
Registered agents can recommend suitable visa options and help lodge a decision-ready application with all required documents.
Decide if you need a migration agent’s assistance or can do it yourself.
Vetassess is a designated assessing authority for more than 240 occupations or almost half of all on the list
Skills assessment for professional, managerial and trades occupations
Australian Computer Society is responsible for just over 20 occupations or about 5% of all the occupations in demand
Skills assessment for information and communication technology specialists
Certified Practising Accountants Australia is an assessing authority for all 5 financial industry occupations in demand
Skills assessment for financial industry specialists
Engineers Australia(EA) is responsible for about 30 occupations or just over 5% of all the occupations
Skills assessment for engineering specialists
Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) is a skills assessment service provider for nearly 100 occupations
Skills assessment for trades occupations
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) is responsible for 20 occupations
Skills assessment for nurses and midwives
Complete Skilled Visas Eligibility form and provide detailed answers to all questions
Get a free assessment of your chances in skilled migration