Skills assessment issues explained
Skills assessment Authority for Australia VETASSESS and Engineers Australia /AIM
Applicants must approach the assessing authority approved by the department of immigration and border protection.
Three skills on the register
Construction project managers ANZSCO Code 13311 Assessing Authority VETASSESS
Project builder ANZSCO code 133112 assessing Authority VETASSESS
Engineering Manager ANZSCO code 133211 Engineers Australia /AIM
The jargon explained
What is an ANZSCO code? ANZSCO is primarily a statistical classification designed to aggregate and organise data collected about jobs or individuals. The classification definitions are based on the skill level and specialisation usually necessary to perform the tasks of the specific occupation, or of most occupations in the group.
What is the VETASSESS Assessing Authority?
VETASSESS is Australia’s leading vocational education and training (VET) assessment provider. We help individuals, training providers and industry groups around the world define and achieve their learning and assessment goals.
How long VETASSESS is valid for?
Effective from 1 July 2014, if a skills assessment is required, it will only be valid for a period of 3 years from the date of issue, unless a shorter validity period is specified on the skill assessment.
Skills Assessment for migration
Having your skills assessed is a requirement for skilled migration to Australia under points tested, employer sponsored, graduate migrant and temporary graduate visas. The skills assessment services we offer at VETASSESS will help you fulfill the requirements of your planned migration.
Engineering skills need to be assessed by the Engineers Australia /AIM
Engineers Australia is the designated authority for assessing skills and competencies related to engineering occupations in Australia. They work with the Department of Home Affairs, migration agents and international organisations to develop streamlined migration skills assessment procedures for engineers.