Gasfitting Authorisation - Western Australia


You may need this authorisation if you intend to undertake specific gasfitting works outside the scope of a gasfitting licence or permit. This authorisation only applies if you have been employed by a specific employer or person who has contracted you to undertake the works. Specified gasfitting works include one off projects such as major gas installations and the maintenance of Type B appliances on industrial sites.

Gasfitting refers to any operation, work, or process in connection with the installation, removal, demolition, replacement, alteration, maintenance or repair of a gas installation (including the installation or conversion of a gas fuelled engine). Your authorisation will specify the class of gasfitting works you are authorised to undertake.

Your authorisation will also allow you to supervise the specified gasfitting work in certain circumstances.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 authorisation you must:

  • have adequate theoretical and practical knowledge and adequate skills to carry out the gasfitting
  • have an adequate knowledge of the Act and regulations
  • be a fit and proper person to carry out the gasfitting.

The practical experience and qualifications required vary according to the type of gasfitting work.

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $664.00
General Duplicate Certificate All $116.00

Other resources

Act(s) name

Gas Standards Act 1972 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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:

Electrical and Gas Licensing Enquiries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 08 6251 2000
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)