Advanced Tradesman's Licence - Northern Territory

Service summary

An Advanced Tradesman licence allows you to carry out plumbing/draining work in the NT, supervise Journeymen and apprentices and contract for work.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants may apply for a licence:
1. Under Mutual Recognition if they have a current interstate or NZ licence; or
2. By upgrading from NT Journeyman Registration (requires 10 advanced subjects and 2 years post-trade experience gained while holding a Journeyman Registration).


3 years.



credit card, cheque, cash.

Additional information

1. Journeyman Registration, plus completion of 10 Cert IV competencies, plus two years post-trade work experience gained while holding a Journeyman registration; or
2. Current interstate licence, plus evidence of access to ASNZ3500.

  • Two character references and a photograph; and
  • Certificate of completion for ten competencies

Administering agency

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Board

Act(s) name

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 (Northern Territory)

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Act 1983 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Other Offices:

Territory Business Centre, Katherine:
Street Address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Katherine NT 0851
Phone: 08 8973 8180
Fax: 08 8973 8188

Territory Business Centre, Tennant Creek:
Street Address: Ground Floor, Barkly House, 99 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4411
Fax: 08 8962 4413

Territory Business Centre, Alice Springs:
Street Address: The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 8524
Fax: 08 8951 8533

Operating address:
Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801

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