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OFW Trade Skills Testing Services  – Enrolment

Construction, Engineering, Mechanical and more.

Plus many other country standards.



USD $120



(Over 1000 Jobs for 2021 and growing)*

If you wish to be assessed for a position for overseas employment as an OFW, enrol for a Skills Test that certifies you against your trade occupation and skill level. 

LEVEL 1, 2 or 3



Trade Skills Testing – Overview

We test the full range of Construction and Engineering, Manufacturing Skills and More  –

Employment Skills, Knowledge and Attitude

About the Process

Assessment Overview

This assessment includes the following elements as part of the skills standards,  assessed throughout the skills test:

  1. Communication
  2. Initiative and Enterprise
  3. Planning and Organising
  4. Self Management
  5. Working as part of a Team
  6. Practical Problem Solving
  7. Innovation and Zone of Genius

You cant fail a Skills Test – Everyone will receive a certificate to the level certified.


When we conduct trade skills tests, we undertake these to International Standards, specifically, form the the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

All candidates are assessed for a range of skills, knowledge and attitude whilst  are at the facility. Candidates are assessed from the moment they arrive by the assessors and staff of GBCT, to ensure an adequate overall assessment of competency  is completed, until the time they leave the facility. 

Candidates will undertake the following as a mandatory component to all Skills Testing:

  1. Safety Induction
  2. Tool Selection
  3. Practical Tasks for their Trade Skills
  4. Communication
  5. Clean up and Return Tools
  6. Environmental Considerations

All candidates are assessed against a range of criteria based on the occupation they are being assessed for, or, that may lead to employability in an overseas context. For clarity the main assessment seeks to clarify the following:

  1. Maintaining Safety at all times
  2. Ability to follow instructions at all times
  3. Planning and organising work and tasks
  4. Communication Skills
  5. Teamwork and ability to work with others
  6. Problem Solving
  7. Self-management of tasks
  8. Core Occupation Skills – (by performing a set task)
  9. Use of the English language – (if Required)
  10. Maintaining a clean workplace

All assessments are compiled and presented for discussion with the GBCT compliance panel, prior to being provided to the candidate. Successful Candidates will be entered into our Database for Offshore Employer Assignments and is available on request from our employer partners.

All candidates receive a Certificate of Achievement at a level specified to the assessment of their skills, knowledge and attitude.

These are Levels 1, 2 or 3, depending on your assessment outcome.




Getting Recognised Counts

By undertaking a Trade Skills Test with GB Construction Training, we will be assessing you against International standards for your skills and knowledge. We will award you with a certified outcome of skills level, that will allow you to apply for jobs offshore. 


Be entered into our database for employers

When employers are seeking OFW’s, they will select candidates for their skills and knowledge, based on the Trade Skills Test outcomes. All candidates who pass at level 2 or 3 will presented to employers.


Get Certified

After taking your Trade Skills Test, you will be assessed to international standards at

Level 1, 2 or 3

and be made available to our growing list of employers from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and more.

All applicants receive a certificate to the level assessed.


Outcomes of Trade Skills Testing

We have a very unique way of ensuring you get the best result for your employment needs.


Candidates at this level will have general knowledge and skills for initial community work involvement. The applicant is at a basic, general level of skills and knowledge.


Candidates at this level will have foundational knowledge for everyday life. Further learning and preparation for initial work is required.

Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate basic autonomy in structured and stable contexts and within narrow parameters. The applicant requires simple tasks to be outlined and will comply with these tasks to the extent required by the direct supervisor. The applicant has a basic understanding of carpentry knowledge to the standards required.


Candidates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and are able to conduct most carpentry skills with indirect supervision. The candidate is able to perform intermediate carpentry skills for basic tasks.


Candidates at this level will have basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge of a defined area of work and learning. The candidate is able to understand concepts and carpentry tasks to an intermediate level.

Application of knowledge and skills

Candidates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement instructed and stable contexts within narrow parameters of the required skill set. The candidate is able to undertake intermediate tasks and will comply with these tasks to the extent required by the indirect supervisor. The candidate has an intermediate understanding of trade knowledge to the standards required.


Candidates at this level have and good understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work as a trade person in a defined environment. The applicant is able to perform tasks without supervision and to a standard required for completion of the tasks without error.


Candidates at this level will have factual, technical, procedural and most theoretical knowledge of specific areas of work and learning within the context of the trade industry. The candidate has a good understanding of concepts and techniques required to complete tasks within the employment context.

Application of knowledge and skills

Candidates at this level apply knowledge and skills at a high level and demonstrate autonomy and judgement. The candidate takes responsibility for their own work. The candidate is an effective communicator and team member and can overcome cultural boundaries in communication. The graduate is able to apply trade skills to various environments and can transition quickly to required tasks within various environments.

Contact Us For More Information

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