Accreditation of High Risk Work Licence Assessors - New South Wales


You will require this accreditation if you intend to assess the competency of applicants for high risk work licences.

Accreditation is required to conduct a competency assessment, issue a notice of satisfactory assessment, or undertake any other assessment tasks relating to high risk work licences. Your accreditation will specify the classes of high risk work licences that you are authorised to undertake assessments.

Classes of high risk work include:

  • scaffolding work
  • dogging and rigging work
  • crane and hoist operation
  • reach stackers
  • forklift operation
  • pressure equipment operation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 accreditation you must:

  • hold a current high risk licence for the relevant class of high risk work
  • have a minimum of two years industry and operational experience in each relevant class of high risk work
  • have successfully completed a recognised skills assessors course
  • be a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or employed by a RTO or work in partnership with a RTO.

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


Three years unless cancelled earlier.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Third Party Unit

SafeWork NSW

Department of Customer Service

Operating address: 92 - 100 Donnison Street
Gosford, New South Wales 2250
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2906
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250
Phone: 13 10 50
Website: SafeWork NSW (Opens in new window)