Construction Occupation Licence - Gasfitter - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out a gas-fitting service. There are various classes of licences available to gasfitters, these include:

  • Advanced gasfitting work that is other than LP gas (liquid phase) installation, without supervision;
  • General gasfitting work for pressures below 21kPa without supervision or gasfitting work for pressures above 21kPa under the supervision of an advanced gasfitter;
  • Journeyperson gasfitting work under the general supervision of a licensee with an advanced gasfitters licence or unrestricted licence;
  • LPG gasfitter (vapour phase);
  • LPG gasfitter (liquid phase);
  • Restricted automotive-LPG gasfitter undertaking LP gas fuel installation on motor vehicles;
  • Restricted automotive-NGV gasfitter undertaking NGV fuel installation on motor vehicles;
  • Restricted automotive-LPG forklift gasfitter for LPG forklifts; or
  • Restricted automotive-NGV forklift gasfitter for NGV forklifts.

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

Service type

Licence

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 not be suspended from holding a construction occupation licence in any class. If you are applying for a licence that would allow the provision of a construction service without supervision, then you must:

  • Not have been found guilty of an offence that involves fraud or dishonesty; and
  • Not have been found guilty of an offence that is punishable by imprisonment for at least 1 year.

For information on the qualifications required for the class of construction occupation you intend to apply to, please refer to the Construction Occupations (Licensing) (Mandatory Qualifications) Declaration. Please note that it is now a requirement for gasfitters to undertake an approved course in asbestos awareness. 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.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

A licensee must give the registrar written notice of the following events or circumstances:

  • If the licensee becomes bankrupt or personally insolvent;
  • If the licensee is found guilty, whether in the ACT or anywhere else, of an offence that involves fraud, dishonesty or violence, and is punishable by imprisonment for at least one year; or
  • If the licensee is not insured for a construction occupation or occupation class in accordance with the regulation.

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

Duration

3 years.

Expiry

As specified on the licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $250.00

Individual in person or postal.

Apply Application $228.00 Individual online.
Apply Application $157.00

Partnership or Corporation in person or postal.

Apply Application $143.00

Partnership or Corporation online.

Apply Licence $541.00 3 years.
Apply Licence $240.00 1 year.

Act(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Regulation 2004 ACT

Application process

Lodge

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Land, Planning and Building

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Operating address: 16 Challis Street
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Australia
Phone: 02 62078096
Email: cwpl@act.gov.au
Website: Access Canberra (Opens in new window)