(OSAP / 457 / TRS) - Application Form

(OSAP / 457 / TRS) - Application Form

(OSAP / 457 / TRS) - Application Form

Form: OSAP013/01b Application Form (OSAP / 457 / TRS) Please complete the following application in accordance with the relevant guidelines. Section 1: Select your trade and relevant skills assessment program. Permanent Migration Program (GSM/ENS) 457 Visa Temporary TRS Trade Area ☐ N/A N/A Bricklayer [331111] ☐ ☐ N/A Carpenter [331212] ☐ ☐ N/A Carpenter and Joiner [331211] ☐ Fitter (General) [323211] ☐ ☐ N/A Joiner [331213] ☐ Metal Fabricator [322311] ☐ Metal Machinist (First Class) [323214] ☐ Sheetmetal Trades Worker [322211] ☐ ☐ N/A Toolmaker [323412] ☐ Welder (First Class) [322313] N/A N/A ☐ Boilermaker (322311) N/A N/A ☐ Boilermaker/ Welder (322311) N/A N/A ☐ Diesel Fitter (323211) N/A N/A ☐ Fitter and Turner (323212) Section 2: Select your pathway Please select the Pathway that is applicable to your circumstances. Please note that only Pathway 1 applies to TRS applicants. Pathway 1 (TRS, OSAP, or 457) DO not hold an Australian AQF qualification in the trade area ☐ Pathway 2 (OSAP or 457 only) Currently holds an Australian AQF III or higher, in the selected qualification or trade area ☐

(OSAP / 457 / TRS) - Application Form

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 2 Section 3: Complete your Information TRADESET NUMBER: TS _ _ (Pathway 1 & TRS Applicants Only) What country are you making this application from? If applicable, which visa are you applying for? Personal Details: Given name(s): Surname: Date of Birth / Gender: ☐ Male ☐Female Address: Suburb: State: Postcode: Country: Postal Address (if different from above): Telephone (Including Country Code) e.g. +44 xxxx xxxx: Daytime: Evening: Mobile: Email: What is your preferred method of contact? ☐Telephone ☐Mobile ☐Email Passport Details Passport Number _ _ Country and/or Place of Issue _ _ Date of Issue _ _ Country of Citizenship _ _

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 3 About your spouse or partner Do you have any other family members, including spouse or partner, who may wish to have their skills assessed towards an Australian Qualification? Yes: ☐ No: ☐ Attach a copy of your Passport Biographical Data Page (s) Note: All documents must be certified Passport Size Photographs x 2 Mandatory: Supply 2 x Passport Sized Photographs of yourself that meet the requirements of https://www.passports.gov.au/web/requirements/pho tos.aspx Attach to this application using a paperclip. If you are completing this application under the Trades Recognition Service (TRS) and do NOT have a passport, please certified copies of the following:  Drivers Licence  Medicare card  Rates/Utilities bill

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 4 Section 4: Appointment of an Authorised Representative/Agent (optional) It is not necessary for you to appoint an agent, however, should you wish to appoint an agent or representative to act on your behalf, please complete the following: Are you wishing to appoint an agent for the purposes of this application? Yes ☐ No ☐ Agents Details: Agents Name _ _ Company Details _ _ Agents Address: Address: Suburb: State: Postcode: Country: Postal Address (if different from above): Telephone (Including Country Code) e.g. +44 xxxx xxxx: Daytime: Evening: Mobile: Email: Authorisation I wish to have all correspondence directed to my Agent, including Outcome Letter and/or Qualifications.

Further I approve ACTS to make direct contact with my Agent to discuss my application, should the need arise. ☐ I wish for all correspondence to be sent directly to me by email. ☐ Signed _ Date _ _ Representative/Agent name _ _ Representative/Agent Signature _ _

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 5 Date _ _ Section 5: Education and Qualifications If you have formal Qualifications from any country, please detail below: Name and Address of Educational Institution/Country Full or Part- Time Dates Qualifications Obtained From To From To From To From To From To Attach Copies of Your Qualifications, including Transcripts. Ensure any outcomes are detailed in the transcript or reports. Note: All documents must be Certified

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 6 Section 6: Additional Training If you have undertaken any training, or additional courses for your employment, indicate these below. These may include business courses, safety construction card (white card), OH&S, Elevated Work Platforms (EWP), working at heights, scaffolding, etc. (Use additional A4 sheets if required) Course/Programme Date Details Include any outcomes or attendance certificates for the short courses listed Note: All documents must be Certified Section 7: Referees Provide details of at least 2 (two) referees whom you have worked for or alongside, within the past 2 (two) years. Please note ACTS may contact these referees to establish competency conclusions.

Name Relationship Address Contact Daytime Number Contact Mobile Number

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 7 Section 8: Employment History - Employees Only Please give details of past and present work. Start with the most recent. Use additional A4 paper if required. In the date columns, please detail date, month and year. Please refer to Section 9 for Self Employed Persons Employer 1 Company Name Company Details Address: State Post/Zip code: Country: Company Email: Company Phone: (include country code) Contact Person and Position Name: Position: Period of Employment From To / Position Held What did or does this company provide? How many Hours per Week of work undertaken? Employer 2 Company Name Company Details Address: State Post/Zip code: Country: Company Email: Company Phone: (include country code) Contact Person and Position Name: Position: Period of Employment From To / Position Held What did or does this company provide? How many Hours per Week of work undertaken?

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 8 Employer 3 Company Name Company Details Address: State Post/Zip code: Country: Company Email: Company Phone: (include country code) Contact Person and Position Name: Position: Period of Employment From To / Position Held What did or does this company provide? How many Hours per Week of work undertaken? Employer 4 Company Name Company Details Address: State Post/Zip code: Country: Company Email: Company Phone: (include country code) Contact Person and Position Name: Position: Period of Employment From To / Position Held What did or does this company provide? How many Hours per Week of work undertaken? Attach evidence of employment for each employer, including the required Employer Statement. Note: All documents must be Certified

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 9 Section 9: Self Employed Applicants ONLY Provide details of each year of self employment as follows:  Provide details of each period of self employment  Provide a written statement of the works undertaken during the period of Self Employment for each year.  Provide taxation annual statements for the conduct of the self employment  Provide a detailed letter from your qualified accountant or legal practitioner on company letterhead (including contact details) on their knowledge of you and your employment scope.

 Provide written letter from at least three (3) suppliers, detailing the types of supply provided and the period of supply  Provide three (3) quotations/invoices provided to clients for work undertaken, including the detailed description of the works and location  Provide three (3) client reference testimonials  Provide any other material in support of self employment application, which may include the following: o Website Address(es) o Email Addresses o Email enquiries o Marketing Material used o Business Cards o Advertising - paper/internet o Bank Statements o Additional tax statements Attach all details of Self Employment, along with your application.

Note: All documents must be Certified

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 10 Section 10: Employment Experience and Scope of Employment In your own words, describe the work undertaken by yourself, over the past three years, including tasks undertaken, scope of any projects worked on, skills applied by you and any site addresses where your work may have been undertaken: IF you require more space for this section, please attach any additional pages in A4 Format.

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 11 Section 11: Licence/Memberships/Registrations Please give details of any trade licences, Memberships or registrations held with recognised authorities. Licence/Membership/Registration 1 Please select: Licence: ☐ Registration: ☐ Membership: ☐ Number: Issuing Body Issue Date Expiry Date / Licence/Membership/Registration 2 Please select: Licence: ☐ Registration: ☐ Membership: ☐ Number: Issuing Body Issue Date Expiry Date / Licence/Membership/Registration 3 Please select: Licence: ☐ Registration: ☐ Membership: ☐ Number: Issuing Body Issue Date Expiry Date / Licence/Membership/Registration 4 Please select: Licence: ☐ Registration: ☐ Membership: ☐ Number: Issuing Body Issue Date Expiry Date / Attach evidence of any Licence/Membership/Registration Note: All documents must be Certified

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 12 Section 12: Applicants Declaration (Mandatory) Declaration I _ ( Print Name), agree to the following statements:  The evidence provided with my application is solely my own work and is directly attributable to my work/employment experience  The information supplied within this application is true and correct, including all attachments  I understand that the application is to be fully completed for submission  I authorise ACTS and its Consortia members, to contact my referees for the purpose of this assessment  I authorise ACTS and its Consortia members to contact any previous employers listed in this application  (Self Employed Only) I authorise that should the need arise, ACTS and its Consortia members may contact my accountant/tax agent or other representative in the conduct of self employment, listed in this application  I understand that the information supplied to ACTS within this application, may be shared, or provided to third parties, including Australian Government Departments as and when required, without ACTS seeking any further permissions from the applicant. This may include electronic or manual means.

 I understand that any conversations may be recorded for the purposes of data and evidence collection  I understand that any activity towards the fulfilment of competency outcomes may be recorded either through video or audio or both  I understand that I will be required to undertake both a technical and/or practical assessment of my skills, to prove competency to the Australian standards of the relevant training package. The decision for this process is relevant to the evidence gathered through each stage of the application and assessment  I understand that I may further need to provide evidence towards this application, including evidence of “Functional English” as required by the Migration Acts and Regulations  I understand that all documentation, must be supplied in English or translated to English  I understand that I will be required to prove safe work practices throughout the assessment process, without failure  I understand that I will provide my own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all assessment methods requiring a practical demonstration for skills  I understand that there is an appeals process that is available to myself, should the need arise  I understand that the application fee is non refundable  I have not provided any false or misleading information in this application form and I understand that by doing so, may be an offence.

Signed _ Date _ _ (Must be the applicants signature) – not to be completed by agents or representatives

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 13 Annex A Evidence Checklist for Application As part of the application process you are required to prove at least three (3) years fulltime experience or equivalent, and having been employed for 12 out of the past 36 months. The evidence supported in your application should be directed towards this statement The following checklist must be completed, prior to submission of application to ACTS. Section 1 Qualification/Trade/ANZSCO selected ☐ Section 2 Pathway 1 or 2 Selected (Tradeset number for Pathway 1) ☐ Section3 Application Completed form, signed and dated ☐ Certified copy of the passport biographical identification page ☐ 2 x Passport Sized Photographs ☐ Full copy of Tradeset Report (Pathway 1 only) ☐ Section 4 Ensure you and your agent/representative sign the required form (if applicable) ☐ Section 5 Certified copy of relevant qualification/s or apprenticeship award ☐ Certified copy of relevant qualification/s or apprenticeship award ☐ Certified copy of full academic transcript of results, including the dates you started and completed training ☐ Certified evidence of the nature and content of the training, including details of the subjects covered.

☐ Contact details for the organisation who issued the qualification or award Certified copies of any other relevant qualification/s or award/s ☐ Section 6 Certified evidence of the nature and content of the training, including details of the subjects covered. ☐ Certified Attendance Certificates of any short courses undertaken ☐ Section 8 Certified copy of employment statement for each employer on company letterhead containing: ☐  Name, address and contact details of business  Start and end date of employment  Details of employment – duties, equipment, hours of work, job title  Name, title and contact details of signatory ☐ Certified copies of primary or secondary sources of evidence of paid employment; ☐

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 14  Pay slips from each employer  Taxation documents  Annual payment summaries  Superannuation or National Insurance statements/details ☐ Applicant’s own Employment Experience and scope of Employment Statement (Section 10 of the application form) ☐ Certified copies of any other evidence ☐ Section 9 Personal statement on a statutory declaration which includes; ☐ Start and end date of each period of self-employment ☐ Details of employment – duties, equipment, hours of work, job title ☐ Number of staff employed ☐ Description of workshop and tools and equipment used ☐ Three (3) clients, with contact details for each year of self-employment claimed ☐ Certified copies of the following evidence: ☐ Trade licences or registration and the pre-requisites to obtain a licence or registration where relevant ☐ Business registration certificate ☐ Detailed statement from accountant or legal representative, on letterhead ☐ Three (3) supplier statements detailing materials and equipment relevant to the work performed.

☐ Three (3) quotations, invoices or contracts for clients, detailing the nature, location and duration of the work performed. ☐ Three (3) detailed client references ☐ Other supporting evidence e.g. advertising or promotional material, including internet advertising. ☐ Section 10 Provide photos to support your employment, scope of work, job completed, etc. ☐ Section 11 Details of any licence/membership or Registration ☐ Section 12 Declaration is signed and dated ☐

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 15 Payment Details Given name(s): Surname: Address: Suburb: State: Postcode: Country: Billing Address (if different from above): Telephone (Including Country Code) e.g. +44 xxxx xxxx: . Email: Select your country of application  Australia AUD $880  Ireland EUR €600  China CNY ¥4750  UK GBP £510  Hong Kong HKD HK$6000  South Africa ZAR R7420  Philippines PHP P32 240 Payment Method  PayPal – Please indicate if you wish for us to forward a PayPal invoice for payment by Credit Card  Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) BSB: 082-691 Account No. 8222 591 34 Account Name: Australian Construction Training Services NSW Bank Details: NAB Reference: Your name  Credit Card Card type: ☐VISA ☐MASTERCARD Card number .

Expiry Date _ CVV ( 3 digit on back of card) Cardholder’s name _ _ Signature _ _ I Authorise Australian Construction Training Services Pty Ltd to charge the credit card indicated in this authorisation form according to the terms outlined above. This payment authorisation is for the goods/services described above, for the amount indicated above only, in the currency of the country where the payment is being made, and is valid for one time use only. I certify that I am an authorised user of this credit card and that I have read and understood the Terms and Conditions as provided by visaskills.com, as well as the Refunds and Appeals policy.

Form: OSAP013/01a Page 16 Submitting your application Upon completion, please send your application to one of our offices: United Kingdom Office: The Down Under Centre 48 Haven Green Ealing, London W5 @NX United Kingdom Australian Office: 9 Durian Place Wetherill Park Sydney, New South Wales 2164 Australia Contact Us Internet www.visaskills.com Email enquiries@visakills.com Telephone: Sydney +61 (0)2 9609 1100 UK & Ireland +44 (0)20 3375 9333 Asia & South Africa +63 9176 193 919 Refunds The ACTS Refund Policy is available from the ACTS Visa Skills website – www.visaskills.com Migration agents paying on behalf of an applicant are strongly advised to review this Policy before making a payment.

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