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Victoria University Consortium is a partnership between Victoria University and Western Australia’s Department of Training and Workforce Development through Skills Assessments International.

Victoria University Consortium has offices located in

  • Melbourne – Victoria University – Skilled Migration Assessment Services
  • Perth - Department of Training and Workforce Development, Skills Assessments International

The Consortium is approved by Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) to conduct skills assessments for applicants seeking:

  • Temporary migration (457) under the 457 Skills Assessment Program
  • Permanent migration (GSM/ENS/RSMS) under the Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP); or
  •  Optional skills assessments for licensed occupations


Optional Skills Assessments allows overseas trained tradespeople to apply for a skills assessment in a licensed trade, regardless of their country of origin.


Nominated countries we assess

Iran (OSAP Only)
Ireland (OSAP Only)
Papua New Guinea
South Korea (OSAP Only)
South Africa
Sri Lanka (OSAP Only)
United Arab Emirates (OSAP Only)                                                                                                       United Kingdom (OSAP Only)


Nominated trades we assess

Non licensed trades

321111 Automotive Electrician
351111 Baker
331111 Bricklayer
394111 Cabinetmaker
331212 Carpenter
331211 Carpenter and Joiner
351311 Chef
351411 Cook
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic
342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
323213 Fitter-Welder
331213 Joiner
322311 Metal Fabricator
323299 Metal Fitter & Machinist NEC
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic                                                                                                                   324111 Panel Beater
351112 Pastrycook
322312 Pressure Welder
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker                                                                                                     321214 Small Engine Mechanic
323412 Toolmaker
324211 Vehicle Body Builder
324311 Vehicle Painter
322313 Welder (First Class)

Licensed trades

341111 Electrician (General)
341112 Electrical (Special Class)
334111 Plumber




     Temporary Migration (457)


      Skills Assessments International

    Skilled Migration Assessment Services

        Victoria University

        Sunshine Campus

        PO BOX 14428

        Melbourne, VIC, 8001


      Skills Assessments   International

          Department of   Training and Workforce Development

          1 Prospect Place

          West Perth, WA, 6005

    +61 3 9919 7365


     +61 8 6212 9750

   Victoria University

     Skills Assessments International

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