TRA changes to employment experience

Vetasess have announced changes to the employment and training requirements for Pathway 1 assessments through TRA

The amount of verifiable employment evidence a Pathway 1 (no Australian qualification) :

  • Licensed trade with no formal training – six years work experience
  • Licensed trade with formal training – four years work experience
  • Non-licensed trade with no formal training – five years work experience
  • Non-licensed trade with formal training – three years work experience.

Additionally, all applicants must have completed at least 12 months of employment in their nominated occupation in the three years prior to lodging their application.

The requirements for Pathway 2 assessments are unchanged.

Changes to the submission of evidence / supporting documents 

VETASSESS requires new applications to be accompanied by ALL required Stage 1 documentary evidence. After applying and uploading evidence, applicants will make payment directly to TRA.  TRA will then notify Vetassess of payment.

It is important to note that applicants will NOT be able to upload further evidence after making payment.


Migration Agent ReviewsInterested applicants are invited to contact our Migration Agent Perth on 1800 875 285

Michelle Firth, Registered Migration Agent 0636086 & 0006808
18 years’ experience in employer sponsored, skilled migration and family migration.