Registration for High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) Assessors - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you intend to become a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) Assessor. This registration will authorise you to issue notices of satisfactory assessments. High risk work includes any of the following:

  • 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).

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 registration you must:

  • hold a High Risk Work Licence for the classes of High Risk Work (HRW) you intend to be registered in
  • have extensive and recent operating experience in that class of HRW, as a senior operator or supervisor
  • have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • successfully pass a written examination and interview
  • obtain a national police certificate
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

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



Three years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $1897.00
General Duplicate Certificate All $111.00
Renew Renewal All $531.00
Vary Variation All $311.00

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

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.

General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)