Asbestos assessor licence - Queensland


You will need this licence to carry out certain functions connected with 'class A' asbestos removal work. These are:

  • air monitoring
  • clearance inspections
  • issuing a clearance certificate.

The licence will be subject to conditions that are imposed to ensure that all licensed asbestos assessors maintain an appropriate level of transparency in their operations and are aware they may be monitored by WHSQ to ensure asbestos assessor activities are being carried out safely and competently.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this licence, you must:

  • demonstrate through training or experience the knowledge and skills of the relevant asbestos removal industry practice
  • have undertaken the VET course for asbestos assessor work or a tertiary qualification in occupational health and safety or industrial hygiene or science or building construction or environmental health.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $197.70

Application for asbestos assessor licence. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Miscellaneous All $39.65

Replacement of asbestos assessor licence document. Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $197.70

Application for renewal of asbestos assessor licence. Fees for 2021-22

Approval time

Approval can take up to 120 days. If there is no decision within this time frame, the application is taken to be refused.

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Licensing and Advisory Services

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:


Licensing and Advisory Services

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Office of Industrial Relations