Before applying for a teacher skills assessment please check with the Department of Home Affairs that the visa you’re applying for requires a skills assessment.  

The skills assessment confirms you have the required qualifications and English language proficiency for your nominated occupation. All applications will be assessed against a qualifications and English language proficiency  criteria and you must meet BOTH for a successful outcome. 

If you are on a family, partner, humanitarian, refugee visa or are a secondary entrant of a skilled visa holder, you may be eligible for a free and fast-tracked skills assessment for employment purposes only. Please read this fact sheet for more information.

Before you apply for the teacher skills assessment, please read our fact sheets and the following steps carefully.