Need help with an overseas qualification assessment?

The Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU) assesses eligible qualifications gained overseas to determine their comparability with Australian standards. 

​The OQU can assess post-secondary qualifications including:

  • formal technical and vocational qualifications (Certificate IV and above); and
  • formal higher education qualifications (bachel​or degree and above).

This is a free service available only ​to Western Australian residents.


Overseas qualification assessment information session

20 November 2017

Migration Services will be visiting local libraries to provide information about the overseas qualification assessment service.

The information sessions are free to attend and open to everyone.

The sessions will be at the following locations:

Further dates and locations will be published on the events page when they are available.


​​New fact sheet for employers on overseas qualification assessments

21 August 2017

Migration Services has developed the Information for employers – Assessment of overseas qualifications fact sheet.

The fact sheet outlines the value of an assessment outcome and can be shown to existing or potential employers.

Download the fact sheet here.



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