Tow truck assistant certificate - Queensland


You will need this certificate to assist a tow truck driver prepare and load a vehicle for towing and assist in cleaning up the scene of an incident efficiently and safely. This certificate allows you to travel in a tow truck when it is attending the scene of an incident, a police seized vehicle and when removing a vehicle from private property.

A tow truck assistant can only operate under the authority of a holder of a tow truck licence.

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 certificate, you must:

  • be 16 years or more
  • be medically fit and capable of performing the role
  • have a suitable criminal history and traffic history.


Up to 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You can find the current fees here.

Application process


This application and fees must be lodged in person at a Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer Service Centre or QGAP Office. If you have an existing industry authority card, you must bring this with you.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division

Land Transport Safety and Regulation Branch

Contact details

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