Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) | Australian Trade Training College

Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP)

The Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) is for applicants applying for a skilled migration visa (excluding 485 or TSS visas).


It is compulsory for applicants from the nominated countries, Special Administrative Regions (SARs) and occupations listed in the table on Trades Recognition Australia’s website. It is also compulsory for applicants in the licensed occupations Electrician (General) and Plumber (General) regardless of their country of origin.


For further information on these types of visas please visit Department of Home Affairs.


The aims of this program is to ensure successful applicants can contribute immediately to Australia’s skilled workforce.


Before submitting an application for OSAP skills assessment, we recommend reading the full OSAP Outline document AND refer to the Stage 1 Applicant Checklist and Stage 2 Applicant Checklist when collating your evidence and documentation, to avoid delays with processing your application.

For Trades Recognition enquiries, contact the team on 1300 017 199.


OSAP Pathways

Pathway 1

For applicants who do not have a relevant Australian VET qualification.


Pathway 2

For applicants who have a relevant Australian VET qualification or a current, identified Australian occupational licence.

Full Program Outline

Before applying, we recommend you read the full outline document which includes eligibility criteria, costs and other key information.


Register for an OSAP Skills Assessment

Submit your details below to start an application for the OSAP Skills Assessment. An Australian Trade Training College team member will be in touch to take you through the next steps.

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