Accreditation of High Risk Work Licence Assessors - New South Wales


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

Accreditation is needed 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.

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 an RTO or work in partnership with an RTO.


3 years unless cancelled earlier


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1973.00

Including mutual recognition. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $1315.00

Including mutual recognition. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $642.00

Additional class application. Fees for 2023-24

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.