Certification of Risk Management Plan Auditor - Victoria


You will need this certification if you intend to conduct a risk management plan audit of a cooling tower.

A cooling tower cannot be operated without a certified risk management plan. Cooling tower owners have a legal responsibility to ensure the cooling tower risk management plan is audited annually. This audit can only be conducted by a certified risk management plan auditor.

Cooling tower systems are often associated with air-conditioning systems and industrial processes including dry cleaning, plastic injection moulding and some dairy farming.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for certification you must:

  • be a suitable person to be an approved auditor
  • complete the appropriate training program
  • follow any guidance materials.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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No fees are required. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Legionella Program

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:

Registration and Licensing

Legionella Program

Department of Health and Human Services

Operating address: 50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1800 248 898
Other: 1300 767 469
Email: legionella@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Website: Legionella Program (Opens in new window)