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Offshore Skills Assessment Program Table

Applicants seeking a skills assessment (excluding those who intend applying for a 485 or TSS visa) in an occupation and holding a passport from a country or Special Administrative Region (SAR) listed in the table below must apply under the Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP).

If you are applying for a skills assessment under the Offshore Skills Assessment Program you must read the applicant guidelines before proceeding.

Applicants wishing to apply for a skilled migration visa (excluding subclass 485 or TSS visas) whose nominated occupation is not in the table below and who hold a passport from a country or SAR not listed below should apply for the TRA Migration Skills Assessment Program.

OSAP Nominated Occupations

OSAP Nominated Countries And SARs

​Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic [342111]  

Applicants in this occupation are required to have an OSAP assessment excluding those applying for a TSS or 485 visa. Assessment centres are available in: Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom

​Automotive Electrician [321111]

China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Baker [351111]

​China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Bricklayer [331111]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

Cabinetmaker [394111]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Carpenter [331212] 

​Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Carpenter and Joiner [331211]

​Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Chef [351311]

Bangladesh*, Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Nepal, Pakistan*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Cook [351411]

Bangladesh*, Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Nepal, Pakistan*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Diesel Motor Mechanic [321212]

​China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Electrician (General) [341111] 

Applicants in this occupation are required to have an OSAP assessment excluding those applying for a TSS or 485 visa. Assessment centres are available in: Australia, China, India, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa, United Kingdom

​Electrician (Special Class) [341112] 

​Applicants in this occupation are required to have an OSAP assessment excluding those applying for a TSS or 485 visa. Assessment centres are available in: Australia, India, Philippines, South Africa, United Kingdom

​Electronic Equipment
Tradesworker [342313] 

China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Fitter (General) [323211]

​Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Fitter and Turner [323212]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Fitter – Welder [323213]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Hairdresser [391111]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Joiner [331213] 

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Metal Fabricator [322311]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​​Metal Machinist (First Class)
[323214]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Metal Fitters and Machinists (not elsewhere classified) [323299]

​Brazil*, China*, Fiji*, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland*, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Thailand*, United Arab Emirates*, United Kingdom, Vietnam*, Zimbabwe*

​Motor Mechanic (General) [321211] 

China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Panelbeater [324111]  

China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Pastrycook [351112]

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Papua New Guinea*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Plumber (General) [334111] 

Applicants in this occupation are required to have an OSAP assessment excluding those applying for a TSS or 485 visa. Assessment centres are available in: Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom

​Pressure Welder [322312]  

​Brazil*, China*, Fiji*, Hong Kong SAR*, India*, Iran*, Ireland*, Macau SAR*, Philippines*, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Thailand*, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam*, Zimbabwe*

​Sheetmetal Trades Worker [322211] 

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Toolmaker [323412]  

 

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

Vehicle Painter [324311] 

China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

​Welder (First Class) [322313] 

Brazil*, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR*, India, Iran*, Ireland, Macau SAR*, Philippines, Republic of Korea*, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe*

*There is no assessment centre in this country. Applicants from this country are required to travel to a TRA-approved assessment centre in Australia or in an alternate OSAP nominated country for a skills assessment.