Panelbeater skills assessment Australia

We work closely with TRA Approved RTO’s to deliver the Panelbeater skills assessment to Panelbeaters emigrating to Australia. The Down Under Centre works with UK and Irish Panelbeaters to ensure they are prepared for their skills assessment. Panelbeater ANZSCO Code 324111.

The RTOs we work with are Trade Recognition Australia (TRA) approved to deliver Skills Assessments for Panelbeaters migrating to Australia.

The Down Under Centre can assist you in completing your application for a Panelbeating skills assessment. Once you have successfully passed your skills assessment as a Panelbeater, you will be given your Australian Panelbeating Certificate III which is now your Australian Qualification. Australian employers may ask for this qualification prior to employment in Australia.

If you would like to see if you are eligible for a Skilled Visa, use our free visa points calculator and our Migration Consultants will be happy to advise on your options. Or call us on 0203 376 1555.

Process for Panelbeater Skills Assessment for Australia

The skills assessment process for Panelbeaters is in 2 stages. Panelbeating in Australia is not a licensed trade.

1. Documentary Assessment for Panelbeater skills assessment Australia $1,280

This part of the skills assessment and in fact the visa is considered the most difficult part by many clients. You need to prove you are a qualified or an experienced Panelbeater.

  • If you hold trade related qualifications, you’ll be asked to prove you have a minimum of 3 years’ work experience.
  • If you don’t have trade related qualifications, you’ll be asked to prove you have a minimum of 6 years’ work experience.

You also need to prove that you have been working as a Panelbeater for 12 months out of the last 36 months.

Down Under Centre Agency Service £550 + VAT

It is very important to remember that most of your evidence gathering for your Panelbeater skills assessment is also required for your visa. The Down Under Centre can provide you with an agency service to assist you with the gathering of your documentation for your Australian qualification. The Down Under Centre will also be able to advise how many years of work experience will be required to give you maximum points for your visa. Please call us on 0203 376 1555 to enquire about our agency service and how it can specifically help you.

2. Technical Interview for Panelbeater skills assessment Australia $2,000

The final part of your skills assessment as a Panelbeater is an online Technical interview.

We will organise an Australian Qualified Panelbeater who is also an Australian qualified trainer and assessor in all Panelbeating components to discuss your application with you as well as your everyday working life as a Panelbeater. See our client testimonials.

Free Australia Visa Points Calculator

Complete our Australian visa points calculator to check your eligibility to immigrate to Australia as a Panelbeater.

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Panelbeater duties in Australia

Panelbeaters in Australia, repairs damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles and forms replacement vehicle panels.

This includes removing damaged panels, dents and parts. Panelbeaters straighten damaged vehicles and parts using mechanical and hydraulic equipment. Welding equipment is used to cut and join replacement sections.

Their duties also involve filling depressions with plastic filler, and filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces.

Panelbeater jobs in Australia

The DUC Employment Hub is a tool that connects migrants to employers in Australia as well as providing you with a relocation hub to make your journey to Australia smoother. We have many jobs available for Panelbeaters in Australia and new jobs are being posted every day on the DUC Employment Hub.

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