Aquatic Facility Operator Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to operate an aquatic facility. This permit is available for four different classes of facilities. The four classes are:

  • Class 1: Facilities available to the general public on the payment of an entry fee.
  • Class 2: Schools, learn to swim centres, nursing homes, hospitals and hydrotherapy or physiotherapy use pools.
  • Class 3: Discrete access facilities and commercial developments like hotels, resorts, mining camps health clubs and serviced apartments.
  • Class 4: Small temporary accommodation developments (for example bed and breakfast or farm stay facilities) and residential or retirement developments with more than 30 units but no public access.

You do not require this permit if you are just an employee at an aquatic facility.

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.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • have certificates of compliance that cover your entire facility
  • have staff that are suitably qualified for the class of aquatic facility you are operating
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

As detailed on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007 WA

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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

Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, Western Australia 6008
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Email: swimmingpools@health.wa.gov.au