Key info

  • You must be accredited by WorkSafe Tasmania to be a high risk licence assessor.
  • Accreditation allows you to carry out competency assessments and issue assessment summaries and interim high risk work licences.
  • Accreditation is valid for 3 years.
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    About applying for accreditation as a high risk work licence assessor

    To become a high risk assessor, you must:

    • have at least 2 years relevant industry and operational experience in the class of high risk work you wish to assess
    • have relevant vocational competencies at least to the level you wish to assess, and
    • continue to develop your vocational education and training knowledge and skills, your industry currency, and your assessor competence.

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information about industry and operation experience requirements.

    How to apply

    What you need to apply

    When you visit the service centre, you must bring a completed application form (PDF, 1.04MB), plus copies of documents that show you:

    • hold a current high risk work licence for the class you want to assess
    • have successfully completed the required qualification
    • have at least 2 years of industry and operational experience for the class you want to assess
    • are a registered training organisation, or
    • are contracted to, employed by, or work in partnership with a registered training organisation that delivers the competency unit in Tasmania that you want to assess in.

    You will also need:

    • copies of any other documentation that support your application and claims of competency and experience
    • proof of identity
    • payment.

    Can I apply?

    Assessments for high risk work licences must be conducted for, or on behalf of, a registered training organisation.

    You must:

    • be a registered training organisation, or
    • be employed by or contracted with a registered training organisation, or
    • work in partnership with a registered training organisation.

    You must also:

    • be at least 18 years old
    • hold a current high risk work licence and have at least 2 years industry and operational experience for the class you want to assess
    • have successfully completed the necessary assessor qualifications. This must be TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or its successor, or a diploma or higher qualification in audit education.

    Proving your identity

    You must provide 3 documents from the following lists to support your application. All documents must be:

    • current
    • the originals (not photocopies or certified copies)

    At least one document shall show current residential address, photograph, signature and date of birth.

    You must have:

    • One document from category A and 2 documents from category B, or
    • Two documents from category A and one document from category B.

    • Birth certificate (not an extract)
    • Citizenship papers
    • Passport
    • Driver licence
    • Firearm licence
    • Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs issued travel documents, including a visa
    • Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs issued certificate of evidence of residential status.

    • Medicare card
    • Plastic bank or credit card, with signature
    • Tertiary student card
    • Department of Veterans' Affairs or Centrelink Pensioner Concession card
    • Births Deaths and Marriages change of name or marriage certificate (to prove name change)
    • Security guard or crowd controller licence
    • Government issued personal photo ID card.

    How much it costs

    ApplicationFee

    Application for accreditation for one class

    $807.50

    Application for accreditation for more than one class

    $1,157.70

    Renew accreditation for one class

    $561

    Renew accreditation for more than one class

    $912.90

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

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    More Information

    • If you're an accredited assessor in another state, you still need to apply to WorkSafe Tasmania for accreditation to assess high risk work in Tasmania.
    • If you change your address or contact details, you must notify WorkSafe Tasmania in writing within 14 days.
    • If your card is lost, stolen, or destroyed you must notify WorkSafe Tasmania in writing as soon as possible.

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information on applying for accreditation as a high risk work licence assessor.