ACWA is the authorised skills-assessment organisation for community services professionals applying to migrate to Australia under select occupations.
Welcome. If you are planning to seek a skills assessment for any of the occupations listed below, you are in the correct place.
Please read the assessment criteria carefully.
You are also strongly advised to check migration eligibility and processes before applying for a skills assessment. If you are having difficulty, you may need to seek help from a migration agent.
You will need a skills assessment if you are applying for a skilled independent visa or sponsored visa. A skills assessment is a mandatory requirement for skilled migration to Australia under a number of points tested, employer sponsored, and temporary visas. Your assessment will include the following:
- Skills assessment
- Qualification comparability
- Work experience claim
ACWA is the assessing authority for the following occupations listed on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL):
Welfare Centre Manager ANZSCO 134214
Welfare Worker ANZSCO 272613
Community Worker ANZSCO 411711
Disabilities Services Officer ANZSCO 411712
Family Support Worker ANZSCO 411713
Residential Care Officer ANZSCO 411715
Youth Worker ANZSCO 411716