New payment arrangements for TSS and OSAP

Commencing on 1 March 2019, applicants for Trades Recognition Australia’s (TRA) TSS Skills Assessment Program (TSS program) and Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) will pay fees for their skills assessment directly to TRA through the TRA Online Portal.

Australian Construction Training Services will provide you with an RTO assessment payment identifier code that must be used to make payment through the TRA Online Portal for the service you require, for example, a documentary evidence assessment, technical assessment, etc.

From 1 March 2019, the following fees apply for the TSS Program and OSAP. These fees are also available on the TRA website in the Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) for the TRA RTO Assessment Services (see TRA News Items, published 4 January 2019).

Assessment step Fee Amount (GST Excl)
Documentary Evidence $1,280.00
Documentary EvidenceDocumentary Evidence - Review $700.00
Documentary Evidence - Reassessment $450.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 1 $2,000.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 1 - Review $700.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 1 - Reassessment $1,000.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 2 $900.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 2 - Review $700.00
Technical Interview - Pathway 2 Reassessment $450.00
Practical Assessment $2,200.00
Practical Assessment - Review $700.00
Practical Assessment - Reassessment $1,100.00