Asbestos Removal Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out the removal of asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. There are two classes of licence:

  • class A licence: will authorise you to remove both friable and non-friable asbestos, and asbestos-contaminated dust (ACD)
  • class B licence: will authorise you to remove non-friable asbestos or ACD associated with the removal of non-friable asbestos.

A licence is not required to remove less than 10 metres of non-friable asbestos but it must be undertaken in accordance with the relevant code of practice.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

You may not be required to apply for this licence if you hold an equivalent licence in another State or Territory.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide evidence that you and each nominated supervisor is18 years old and have completed the appropriate course
  • complete the relevant application form
  • pay the required fees.

For a Class A licence, each competent supervisor must have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience, and have completed the relevant VET course for supervising asbestos removal. For a Class B licence, each competent supervisor must have at least 1 year of relevant industry experience, and have completed the relevant VET course for supervising asbestos removal.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $1216.75

Class A asbestos removal.

Apply Application $895.90

Class B asbestos removal.

Renew Renewal $832.35 Class A asbestos removal.
Renew Renewal $511.50 Class B asbestos removal.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 TAS

Application process

Apply

To lodge your application, take it in person to your nearest Service Tasmania Outlet.

Lodgement process

Apply

You must give written notice to the Agency at least 5 days before undertaking asbestos removal work (other than in the event of an emergency).

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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

Enquiries

WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au