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Trade Recognition Australia (TRA)

It stands for Trade Recognition Australia and is the skills assessment body only concentrated towards the trade skills gained either in Australia or overseas for general migration purposes and other selective reasons. The services within TRA is based on different program options available. In hindsight, it is crucial for you to understand which program you want to apply under and which program’s criterion you fulfill.

Our Services

The area of our services in the domain of TRA based skills assessment is multifold as it all depends on the program you choose. In most circumstances, the complete documentation advice and drafting work is handled here in addition to making your application submission ready. There is also an inclusion of preparing you for any interview or technical assessment if required by the program under which you hope to apply.



Programs in TRA

The different programs in Trade Recognition Australia are described below:

Job Ready Program

It is an employment-based skills assessment program for international student graduates with an Australian qualification. JRP is crucial as it provides the applicant with the opportunity of developing their skills and gaining employment experience at an Australian workplace. There are four steps in JRP called Provisional Skills Assessment, Job Ready Employment, Job Ready Workplace Assessment and Job Ready Final Assessment.

Job Ready Program
Offshore Skills Assessment Program

Offshore Skills Assessment Program

It is for applicants requiring skills assessment to apply for a skilled migrant visa. There are two assessment pathways available in OSAP which are pathway 1 (applicants without any Australian qualification in their trade) and pathway 2 (applicants having a relevant Australian qualification or occupational license).

Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Skills Assessment

This skills assessment program in TRA is for those trade-related professionals who require skills assessment to apply for TSS via (Subclass 482). Just like the OSAP program, there are two pathways available for applicants of this program as well i.e., pathway 1 (applicants without any Australian qualification in their trade) and pathway 2 (applicants having a relevant Australian qualification or occupational license).

Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Skills Assessment
Migration Skills Assessment

Migration Skills Assessment

This skills assessment program (MSA) is specifically for those trade professionals who require skills assessment for applying to the Department of Home Affairs for a skilled migration visa. For eligibility in this program, the qualification must be directly related to your nominated occupation and you must also have the require amount of employment experience in your occupation. You should have worked in your nominated occupation in the Skilled Occupation List for 3 years full time or equivalent amount in part time after the qualification was issued. If you are using an RPL pathway, the work experience of 3 years will be required after RPL is issued or a combined value of 6 years of experience conducted before and after RPL (a combination).


Occupations available for skills assessment at TRA

The occupations available for skills assessment at TRA are as follows:

334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)
393211 Apparel Cutter
362212 Arborist
321111 Automotive Electrician
351111 Baker
322111 Blacksmith
399111 Boat Builder and Repairer
331111 Bricklayer
399511 Broadcast Transmitter Operator
342311 Business Machine Mechanic
351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker
394111 Cabinetmaker
342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)
393111 Canvas Goods Fabricator
331212 Carpenter
331211 Carpenter and Joiner
351311 Chef
399211 Chemical Plant Operator
393212 Clothing Patternmaker
342312 Communications Operator
351411 Cook
411212 Dental Prosthetist
411213 Dental Technician
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic
334113 Drainer
393213 Dressmaker or Tailor
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician
342211 Electrical Linesworker
341111 Electrician (General)
341112 Electrician (Special Class)
312412 Electronic Engineering Technician
342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
342314 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
342315 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
322112 Electroplater
323411 Engineering Patternmaker
323311 Engraver
322113 Farrier
333211 Fibrous Plasterer
399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician
323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
323213 Fitter-Welder
332111 Floor Finisher
362111 Florist
394211 Furniture Finisher
399311 Gallery or Museum Technician
362211 Gardener (General)
399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator
334114 Gasfitter
333111 Glazier
392211 Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker
362311 Greenkeeper
323312 Gunsmith
391111 Hairdresser
313111 Hardware Technician
361112 Horse Trainer
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer
313199 ICT Support Technicians nec
399411 Jeweller
452413 Jockey
331213 Joiner
362213 Landscape Gardener
393112 Leather Goods Maker
341113 Lift Mechanic
399513 Light Technician
323313 Locksmith
399514 Make Up Artist
312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician
322114 Metal Casting Trades Worker
322311 Metal Fabricator
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
322115 Metal Polisher
321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic
399515 Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer
362411 Nurseryperson
399913 Optical Dispenser
399914 Optical Mechanic
332211 Painting Trades Worker
324111 Panelbeater
351112 Pastrycook
394212 Picture Framer
399916 Plastics Technician
334111 Plumber (General)
399213 Power Generation Plant Operator
323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
322312 Pressure Welder
392111 Print Finisher
392311 Printing Machinist
313211 Radiocommunications Technician
334115 Roof Plumber
333311 Roof Tiler
393113 Sail Maker
323315 Saw Doctor
392112 Screen Printer
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
399112 Shipwright
393114 Shoemaker
399611 Signwriter
321214 Small Engine Mechanic
392312 Small Offset Printer
333212 Solid Plasterer
399516 Sound Technician
331112 Stonemason
342212 Technical Cable Jointer
399999 Technicians and Trades Workers nec
342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer
342413 Telecommunications Linesworker
342414 Telecommunications Technician
399517 Television Equipment Operator
323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic
323412 Toolmaker
393311 Upholsterer
324211 Vehicle Body Builder
324311 Vehicle Painter
324212 Vehicle Trimmer
242211 Vocational Education Teacher
333411 Wall and Floor Tiler
323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer
322313 Welder (First Class)
394213 Wood Machinist
394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec
394214 Wood Turner
399917 Wool Classer

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