Is your OHS Licence expiring?
Holders of an OHS Licence issued between 1 January 2005 and 30 June 2010 are reminded to upgrade to a High Risk Work Licence before 30 June 2015.
OHS Licences previously granted had no expiry and were for life, however due to the adoption of national standards, a five year expiry is now in place along with a requirement to have a photograph on licences.
The advancing technology in work places has meant skills need to be regularly upgraded, requiring a shift to the new competency based licensing system. The national system was adopted in the Northern Territory in 2010 and a progressive five year transition period has been in place to give licence holders time to upgrade their licence. The five year period ends on 30 June 2015.
OHS Licences issued before 1 January 2005 have now expired. OHS Licences issued between 1 January 2005 and 30 June 2010 are still valid but will expire on 30 June 2015.
Valid OHS Licences can be upgraded to a High Risk Work Licence by filling out an application form and sending it to the Territory Business Centre. If your licence has expired, you will need to redo training and have your competency assessed by a High Risk Licensing Assessor before you can be reissued a licence.
The licence application can be downloaded below.
Completed applications can be emailed to email@example.com or lodged at one of the Territory Businesses Centre’s located across the Territory.
For further assistance on upgrading your licence, please call Territory Business Centre on 1800 193 111.
- High risk work licensing - Workers obligations
- High risk work licensing - PCBU obligations
- High risk work licensing - Hierarchy requirements
- Accredited assessors for high risk work licences
- Application for a high risk work licence
- Guide to high risk work licensing