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Licence to Act as a Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Trainer - Victoria


You will need this licence if you intend to supervise the training or instruction of professional boxers or kickboxers, or if you intend to accompany a contestant into the ring or arena to advise or assist them.

You will not require this licence if you are currently licensed in another State or Territory in Australia.

The sports covered include:

  • boxing, meaning fist fighting
  • combat sports, meaning kickboxing or any sport or activity (other than boxing) in which each contestant in a contest or exhibition of that sport or activity is required to strike, kick, hit, grapple with, throw or punch the other contestant.

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 this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • hold current first aid qualification (Level One is adequate)
  • have a current National Police Check.

If you are applying for the first time you will be required to submit a trainer's exam.

If you are applying for registration as a kickboxing trainer, you must hold a Black Belt certificate in a relevant martial arts discipline or have substantiated proof of adequate experience in training kickboxers.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $114.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process


Your completed application must be supported by proof of your identity, two recent passport sized photographs of yourself and a copy of your first aid certificate. If you are applying as a kickboxing trainer, you must also provide a copy of your Black Belt certificate.

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Contact details

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