Sheet Metal Trades Skills Assessment

The Down Under Centre works with TRA Approved Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to deliver the skills assessment for the purpose of migration to Australia. The Down Under Centre facilitates Technical Skype Interviews and assist UK and Irish Sheet Metal Trades workers to ensure that they are ready to complete their Sheet Metal Trades Worker Skills Assessment for migrating to Australia.

If you are a Sheet Metal worker you will be required to complete the mandatory Sheet Metal Trades Worker Skills Assessment for migration to Australia. Once you have completed the Skills Assessment as a Sheet Metal Trades Worker you will be granted your Australian Certificate III in in Engineering. This will be invaluable for employment once you arrive in Australia. The Down Under Centre deliver the Technical Skype interviews for Sheet Metal Trades Workers daily from our building in Ealing Broadway, London. If you reside in Scotland or Ireland we have venues closer to home where you can sit your technical Skype interview.

If you would like to see if you are eligible for a Skilled Visa, use our free visa points calculator and/or send your CV to and our Migration Consultants will be happy to advise on your options.


The Skills Assessment process for Sheet Metal Trades Workers is divided into three sections. Sheet Metal Trades Workers will receive the full Certificate III in Engineering as a Sheet Metal Trades Worker at completion of their skills assessment, again this document will also be required for migration to Australia.

1. SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE: An online self-evaluation form to make sure your skill level is at the standard immigration is looking for. Please note the mandatory requirements and how many electives you will need to complete. To get the Self-Assessment Questionnaire, please email our office at or call our office on 020 3376 1555. This is a free service.


This part of the Skills Assessment and in fact the Visa is considered to be the most difficult part from many Australian MARA approved migration agents. You will need to prove that you are a qualified or an experienced Sheet Metal Trades Worker.

  • 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 5 years’ work experience.

You will also need to prove that you have worked as a Sheet Metal Trades worker for 12 months out of the last 36 months. You will be asked to supply bank statements, payslips and/ or employment references as well as photos of your work.

It is very important to remember that most of your evidence gathering for your Sheet Metal Skills Assessment is also required for your Visa. During your conversation with the Down Under Centre, we will also be able to advise how many years of work experience will be required to give you maximum points for your visa.

The Down Under Centre offer a great Agency Service to assist you with this part of the Skills Assessment and make it as easy and as stress-free as possible. For further information, click here


The final part of your Skills Assessment as a Sheet Metal Trades Worker is a Technical Skype interview. Here you will be required to come to our London venue The Down Under Centre based conveniently next to Ealing Broadway underground station Alternatively, you can choose to sit your technical Skype interview at a venue in Ireland or Scotland.

We will organise an Australian Qualified Sheet Metal Trades Worker who is also an Australian qualified trainer and assessor in all engineering fabrication components to discuss your Stage 2 Application with you as well as your everyday working life as a Sheet Metal Trades Worker. This is why it’s very important that you have provided the assessing body with a full Stage 2 Pack. The Down Under Centre has never had a client that has required a site visit, as we work closely with our engineers to ensure that this does not need to happen. The assessors understand that you may be anxious and nervous. They will discuss your application with you in a calm manner in a relaxed environment and do all they can to assist you and put you at ease.


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There is a demand for Sheet Metal Trades Workers in Australia as Australia has a growing economy and an ageing population meaning the workforce is drying up. Sheet Metal Trades Worker in Australia need to complete a four-year apprenticeship to obtain their certificate 111 in engineering and fabrication. (ANZSCO;322211)

Sheet Metal Trades Workers in Australia work in workshops to provide structured Sheet Metal. Scope of work for Sheet Metal Trades Workers may include making flashings and ducting, products and component for sheet metal and machinery.

Sheet Metal Trades Workers in Australia will be required to complete the following tasks.

Read and interpret shop drawings. Determine job and materials required. Set up and use folders, guillotines, brake presses, seamers. Braise steel. MIG weld. TIG Weld. Solder selecting metal stock, such as stainless steel, galvanised iron, mild steel, aluminium and copper, and checking sizes, gauges and other dimensions of metal stock against specifications. marking out metal stock with reference points and lines, using templates, gauges and other measuring instruments. cutting metal stock along guidelines using hand and power shears, guillotines and drills. shaping and forming cut metal stock into products using folding and bending machines, rollers, presses and hammers. fitting and assembling components into final products by welding, riveting, soldering, brazing and otherwise joining. finishing products by polishing, filing, sanding and cleaning assembled products may repair damaged sheet metal products and components. may specialise in fabrication, or on-site assembly and installation, of sheet metal products may produce aircraft sheet metal components requiring advanced drawing and calculating skills

During your Sheet Metal Trades Worker Skills Assessment for Australia you will be required to prove that you can carry out the above tasks through your Technical Skype interview and Stage 2 Application. If you require more information, please fill in the enquiry form and one of our experienced staff will be in touch with you as soon as possible.



Engineers and Sheet Metal Trades Workers in Australia can be very well paid. The demand for Sheet Metal Trade Workers to work in Australia has risen over the years.

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