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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, ​Ireland, 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, 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, Canada, China, Fiji, India, ​Ireland, Philippines, 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, Canada, China, Fiji, India, ​Ireland, 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, ​Ireland, South Africa, 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 are no assessment centres in these countries. Applicants are required to travel to a TRA-approved assessment centre in Australia or OSAP nominated country for a skills assessment.