You are here

Recognition of Prior Learning

9.5.1 Assessing Transferable Skills and Experience

Transferable Skills Analysis

A transferable skills analysis (TSA) is an assessment of the skills and knowledge a person acquires from the actual performance of a job and from learned situations, community, work and school enviroments.

TSA is most beneficial when assessing people who have a wide range of experiences, skills and employment history and who generally do not require retraining to re-enter the open labour market.  A TSA can define a person's skills and experience for new job placements or a change in role with their current employer.

9.5 Vocational Assessments

What is a vocational assessment?

A vocational assessment is an objective evaluation of an individual's skills, capacity, employment experiences and vocational goals, to inform recommendations about sustainable and suitable job options. More information regarding suitable work can be found in section 9.2 of this library.

Information to inform a vocational assessment should include, but not be limited to, the following tools and activities: