Asbestos Assessor Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to offer services in the construction industry that include any of the following:

  • Air monitoring during asbestos removal work
  • Clearance inspections for asbestos removal work
  • Issuing clearance certificates
  • Identifying the location, type and condition of asbestos or asbestos containing material (ACM)
  • Assessing the risk resulting from any identified asbestos or ACM
  • Advising how asbestos or ACM should be managed.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide sufficient identification
  • Undertake an approved course in asbestos awareness or provide evidence you have already completed such a course.

You must also provide a declaration that states whether you have been convicted or found guilty of an offence in areas including:

  • Work health and safety (WHS)
  • Construction licensing
  • Disposal of hazardous waste.

If you hold a current equivalent licence in another Australian State or Territory, you may be eligible to apply for this registration under mutual recognition arrangements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.



Online application.

Licence$1,662.00Five year licence fee.

Postal application.



Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT


02 62073000


02 62050336

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