Asbestos Assessor Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You must hold an asbestos assessor licence to undertake the following activities:

  • asbestos identification
  • risk assessment
  • air monitoring
  • clearance inspections
  • the issuing of clearance certificates.

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:

  • have acquired the knowledge and skills of relevant asbestos assessment and the asbestos removal industry practice
  • hold certification to 'Conduct asbestos assessment associated with removal'
  • hold a tertiary qualification in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, science, building construction or environmental health.

An applicant for an asbestos assessor licence must be an individual. A corporation may not apply to be licensed as an asbestos assessor. 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.


Up to 5 years


As specified


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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

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