Skills Assessment

A skills assessment is the process to test your qualifications & work experience to work in Australia. You can have your experience qualified  

with a nationally-recognised Australian certificate. By acquiring a skills assessment with us, you can increase your chances of getting a relevant job in your field. 

At Gimbal Training, we make this process easy for our clients by validating your experiences and preparing you for the workforce in Australia. Our  RTOs — Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) and Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820) — ensure that our overseas clients receive standardised assessments in accordance with the Australian Skill Quality Authority (ASQA) for their skill recognition.

Gimbal Training is your go-to for skills assessments in construction and engineering! So contact our team now to get started on your evaluation.

How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

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Frequently asked questions

To be eligible for a Skills Assessment with Gimbal Training, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant’s chosen occupation must be on the eligible streams assessed by Gimbal Training, i.e., construction and engineering
  • Applicants must have four years work experience in their nominated trade area. 

Remember that the eligibility criteria for a skills assessment may vary depending on the nominated occupation, and some occupations may have additional requirements.

Timeframe is dependent on providing sufficient evidence at the time of initial enrollment.

For information on visa skills, please refer to the Australian Construction Training Services (ACTS) website. 

For more details on how to get started with your skill assessment, feel free to get in touch with us by filling in our web form today.

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years