Australian Skills Assessing Organizations
As part of the Skilled visa application process, tradespeople and other skilled persons need to have their skills assessed. There are many approved authorities who perform this service.
The Australian Department of Home Affairs notes the following about skills assessment:
“Skills assessments are issued by relevant skills assessing authorities. A skills assessing authority is an organisation that checks that your skills meet the standards they set to work in a relevant occupation.
“It is your responsibility to contact the relevant assessing authority for your occupation and obtain a skills assessment, if required. Each assessing authority has its own assessment procedures, timeframes and charges.
“Obtaining a suitable skills assessment is mandatory for some visa subclasses (and streams) and may be requested for others.”
Read more about skills assessment and the visas and visa streams for which you may need your skills assessed.
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List of Approved Skills Assessing Bodies
From the Department of Home Affairs list of approved assessors following are the names and urls of some key assessing bodies:
|ACS||Australian Computer Society Incorporated||http://www.acs.org.au|
|ADC||Australian Dental Council Limited||http://www.adc.org.au|
|AITSL||Australian Institute for Teaching
and School Leadership Limited
|ANMAC||Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited||http://www.anmac.org.au|
|APC||Australian Physiotherapy Council Limited||http://www.physiocouncil.com.au|
|APharmC||Australian Pharmacy Council Limited||https://www.pharmacycouncil.org.au|
|APS||Australian Psychological Society Limited||http://www.psychology.org.au|
|AVBC||Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Incorporated||http://www.avbc.asn.au|
|CPAA||CPA Australia Ltd||http://www.cpaaustralia.com.au|
|IPA||Institute of Public Accountants Ltd||http://www.publicaccountants.org.au|
|MedBA||Medical Board of Australia||http://www.ahpra.gov.au|
|TRA||Trades Recognition Australia||http://tradesrecognitionaustralia.gov.au|
|VETASSESS||Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services||https://www.vetassess.com.au|
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