High Risk Work Licence Assessor Registration - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to assess the competency of high risk work licence applicants. High risk work (HRW) includes:

  • Scaffolding - basic, intermediate and advanced.
  • Rigging work - dogging, basic, intermediate and advanced rigging.
  • Crane and hoist operation - tower, self-erecting tower, derrick, portal boom, bridge and gantry, vehicle loading, non slewing mobile, slewing, materials hoist, personnel and materials hoist, boom-type elevating work platform, vehicle mounted concrete placing boom.
  • Forklift operation - forklift trucks, order-picking forklift trucks.
  • Pressure equipment operation - basic, intermediate and advanced boiler operation, turbine operation, reciprocating steam engine operation.

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 registration you must:

  • have held a HRW licence for at least three years in the class of HRW you intend to assess
  • have at least three years of extensive and recent operating experience as a senior operator or supervisor in that class of HRW you intend to assess
  • have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • have a sound knowledge of occupational safety and health legislation and the relevant standards
  • successfully pass a written examination(s) and interview
  • hold a current National Police Certificate.


Three years unless suspended or cancelled.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $2200.00

Fees for 2021-22

General Duplicate Certificate All $117.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $580.00

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $360.00

Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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:

Licensing Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: WorkSafeRegistration@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)