Asbestos Removal Licence - South Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out asbestos removal work. There are two classes of asbestos removal licence:

  • a Class A licence enables the holder to remove any form of asbestos material
  • a Class B licence enables the holder to remove asbestos cement products (e.g. fibro) and other non-friable asbestos containing material (e.g. floor tiles).

Applicants must be familiar with the provisions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) and Chapter 8 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA), relevant Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.

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

Five years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $26255.00 Class A
Apply Application All $4000.00 Class B

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

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 Unit

SafeWork SA

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Email: licensing.safework@sa.gov.au
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)