Advanced Tradesman's Licence - Northern Territory


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.

Act(s) name

Mutual Recognition (Northern Territory) Act 1992 Northern Territory

Plumbers & Drainers Licensing Act 1983 Northern Territory

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

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:

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Operating address: Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801
Toll Free: 1800193111
Phone: 0889821700
Fax: 0889821725
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