The ACS ICT skills assessment will assess if your educational qualifications and work experience are at a
professional ICT level and closely related to the nominated occupation (ANZSCO) for migration
Your qualifications are firstly assessed to determine the AQF comparability using Australian national
education standards.
After the AQF comparability is established, the course units are assessed to determine the professional
ICT content of your qualification. Each unit is assessed to determine if it is considered an ICT
professional unit or not.
This assessment outcome will determine if your qualification is a Major, Minor or if the ICT content is
The third element involves assessing the percentage of ICT units that are considered closely related to
your nominated occupation as per the ANZSCO Code Information document which is referenced from the
Australian Bureau of Statistics, ANZSCO – Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations.
After your qualifications are assessed, it will determine the amount of relevant work experience you
require to meet the suitability criteria.