Licence to Carry Out High Risk Work - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out high risk work. There are different classes of high risk work, including:

  • scaffolding work
  • dogging and rigging work
  • crane and hoist operation
  • reach stackers
  • forklift operation
  • pressure equipment operation.

You may apply for a licence to carry out one or more classes of high risk work.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be 18 or older
  • hold the relevant qualification for the class of high risk work you intend to undertake
  • provide evidence of your identity, a copy of your certification to undertake high risk work and any other information or documentation required by the Agency
  • be able to use English at a level that enables the safe performance of high risk work.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $92.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $50.00

Replacement Licence. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $92.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $50.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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