What is a skills assessment?


An AITSL skills assessment determines whether someone is qualified for a nominated school teacher occupation for the purposes of Australia’s skilled migration program.

AITSL is the skills assessing authority for school teacher occupations listed on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

For further information about visa requirements please contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.


What do I need to do?

Your skills assessment has a few simple steps. You can find more information in the relevant application form.

  • Step: Get ready

  • Step: Complete your application

    • Complete all parts of your application form.
    • Collect copies of your supporting documents.
  • Step: Submit your application

    • Ensure you have signed your application form.
    • Send your application and all your supporting documents to ‘AITSL Assessment for Migration’. Mailing details are provided in your Application Form and Guide.
  • Step: Receive your assessment

    • AITSL will update you via email as your assessment progresses.
    • AITSL aims to complete your assessment within 10 weeks
    • Your assessment outcome will be issued via Australia Post registered mail or international mail. 
  • Step: After your assessment

Choose your occupation for assessment

A skills assessment is for one school teacher occupation. Review the occupations below and then download the application for your nominated occupation.

Any questions?

Visit our frequently asked questions page. If you have any further questions you can contact AITSL Assessment for Migration.