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Qualifications and skills recognition

Assessment for migration

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AITSL is the designated assessing authority for skilled occupations in teaching under the Skilled Migration Program: early childhood (pre-primary school) teachers, primary and secondary school teachers and special education and needs teachers.

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

Assessment subsidy for overseas-trained professionals

Help for skilled overseas trained professionals with the cost of assessments and exams needed to be passed in order to practise in Australia.

Department of Human Services

Australian Skills Recognition Information

Designed to assist skilled workers migrating to or temporarily working in Australia. ASRI helps you find out how to get a skills assessment for your nominated occupation including educational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Licence Recognition

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Allows the user to look up a licence entitlement in another state or territory, based on the currently-held licence. Provides information on who to contact to apply for a licence.

Department of Finance

Overseas qualifications units

The Units or their equivalents have been established in most Australian states and territories to assist migrants to obtain recognition of their overseas-gained skills and qualifications. They provide statements of educational comparison, information on occupational assessments and information on further training

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Qualification assessment

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Provides assessment of completed overseas higher education qualifications and postsecondary technical and vocational education qualifications to help organisations understand the educational level of an overseas qualification in the Australian context.

Department of Education and Training

Qualifications recognition

Outlines Australia’s qualifications recognition system, including the recognition of overseas qualifications.

Department of Education and Training

Skills recognition (NSW)

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Provides information about the benefits of recognising skills and prior learning. Contains a self-evaluation tool which helps you consider your skills, match them to possible qualifications and find a registered training organisation to assess you.

Department of Education and Communities [NSW]

Trades Recognition Australia

A skills assessment service provider specialising in assessments in trade occupations for the purpose of migration and skills recognition.

Department of Industry and Science