Accreditation to Install or Maintain Alternative Fuel Systems in Motor Vehicles - Victoria

Description

Only businesses with an Alternative Fuel Systems Assessment and Certification Scheme (AFSACS) agreement in place are approved to work on vehicles fitted with gas fuel systems. To work on vehicles that are fitted with gas fuel systems, you must enter into an AFSACS agreement with VicRoads. The purpose of AFSACS is to regulate and support industry involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of gas fuel systems in vehicles.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Prior to being considered for a AFSACS agreement, your business will need to meet certain site requirements. Once the relevant site requirements have been met, you will also need to do the following to obtain a AFSACS agreement:

  • obtain public liability insurance for $20 million per occurrence plus professional indemnity for $5 million per occurrence or public liability insurance for $20 million per occurrence plus products liability insurance for $20 million in aggregate
  • obtain national police checks that are not less than three months old for the registered business owner and all associate technicians listed on the AFSACS agreement
  • provide proof of all qualifications that you have specified for each associate technician listed in your AFSACS agreement.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $712.80 Application Fee
Apply Licence All $392.00 Annual Provider Fee

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2020 Victoria

Additional information

It should be noted that under the new AFSACS system, the former AAFRB registration no longer exists. Businesses previously registered with AAFRB are no longer accredited to work on motor vehicles with gas fuel systems.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

VicRoads

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:

Alternative Fuel Systems Assessment and Certification Scheme

VicRoads

Department of Transport

Victoria
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1644
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 309 571
Phone: 13 11 71
Email: afsacs@roads.vic.gov.au
Website: VicRoads (Opens in new window)