Licence to Perform High Risk Work - South Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to carry out scaffolding, rigging, dogging work or operate a forklift, crane, hoist, elevating work platform or pressure equipment operation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To obtain this licence or add a new class to your existing licence, you must:

  • be over 18 years of age
  • not previously been issued with a licence for this class of work
  • undertake the appropriate training.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $86.50
Renew Renewal All $86.50

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
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)