You will require this licence if you intend to operate a servicing business in Australia that employs individuals as verifiers of trade measurement equipment.
Verifiers service, repair, test or confirm the integrity or correctness of measuring equipment used for trade purposes. The classes of servicing licences available relate to:
- Length measuring instruments;
- Area measuring instruments;
- Measures of volume;
- Liquid measuring instruments;
- Weighing instruments;
- Farm milk tanks;
- Vehicle tanks;
- LPG dispensers;
- Natural gas dispensers;
- Multi-dimensional measuring instruments;
- Utility meters;
- Quality measuring instruments;
- Evidential breath analysis; and
- Density hydrometers.
There are also supplementary servicing licences relating to control systems for weighbridges, liquid measuring systems, and point of sale systems.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
A licence may be granted to individuals, partnerships or body corporates who are able to satisfy the legal requirements for a servicing licence.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age and show competency;
- Be a fit and proper person;
- Undergo a criminal history check and submit a National Criminal History Report;
- Provide details of all employees that will be operating as verifiers;
- Have an approved quality management system; and
- Comply with any conditions issued with the licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Licences will be renewed over one, two or three years.
Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
National Measurement Institute
National Measurement Act 1960 (Australian Government)
National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009 (Australian Government)
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