Painting Practitioner Registration - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to:

  • be the nominated supervisor for a painting services contractor
  • use a prescribed title, such as registered painting practitioner
  • be employed by or subcontract to a registered painting contractor to carry out painter work.

Painter work is painting work that is:

  • carried out for payment of reward
  • valued over $1,000
  • to be carried out in designated areas of the state.

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 registration you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • have the qualifications and experience needed for your set
  • hold a current National Police Certificate.

There are two sets of painting practitioner registration. Each set has unique registration requirements, please see the application forms for more information.


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, 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.