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Asbestos Removal Licence - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to carry out the removal of asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate mineral made up of tiny fibres. When distributed, it can produce a dust containing asbestos fibres that, when breathed in, can cause a range of health issues.

There are two types of asbestos removal licence:

  • a Class A asbestos removal licence allows the licence holder to remove friable asbestos and non-friable asbestos and asbestos contaminated dust or debris (ACD)
  • a Class B asbestos removal licence allows the licence holder to remove more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos and ACD associated with the removal of more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a Class A licence you must provide:

  • the names of the competent persons who will supervise the asbestos removal work to be authorised by the licence
  • evidence that each named supervisor is at least 18 years of age
  • a copy of a certification issued to each named supervisor for the specified VET course for the supervision of asbestos removal work
  • evidence that each named supervisor has at least 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • evidence that you have a certified safety management system in place.

To be eligible for a Class B licence you must provide:

  • the name of 1 or more competent persons who have been engaged by the applicant to supervise the asbestos removal work to be authorised by the licence
  • evidence that each named supervisor is at least 18 years of age
  • a copy of a certification issued to each named supervisor for the specified VET course for the supervision of asbestos removal work
  • evidence that each named supervisor has at least 1 year of relevant industry experience.

Duration

5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $28907.00

Class A licence. Fees for 2024-25

Apply Application All $4404.00

Class B licence. Fees for 2024-25

General Duplicate Certificate All $138.00

Fees for 2024-25

Renew Renewal All $28907.00

Class A licence. Fees for 2024-25

Renew Renewal All $4404.00

Class B licence. Fees for 2024-25

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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