How to become a high risk work registered assessor

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To become a WorkSafe Registered Assessor you must submit an application to WorkSafe.  When completing your application you must demonstrate that you:

  • have held the high risk work licence for the class you wish to be registered for a minimum of three years; 
  • have extensive and recent operating experience in that class of high risk work licence, as a senior operator or supervisor - minimum of three years operating experience, not just commissioning of equipment; ; 
  • have completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; 
  • have a sound knowledge of occupational safety and health legislation and Australian Standards as they relate to the high risk work licence class you wish to seek registration for; and
  • pass written examination/s and an interview conducted by WorkSafe.

To submit your application to WorkSafe you must download, review and complete the following information and documentation:

  1. Assessor application pack 
  2. Information and role

Should you have any further questions regarding the process to become a registered High Risk Work Licence Assessor please contact WorkSafe on 1300 307 877 or

Fees non-refundable

The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 does not provide for the refund of any fees paid in respect of an assessor registration.


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