How to become a high risk work licence assessor
In order to conduct assessments for high risk work (HRW) licences in the Northern Territory, individuals must be accredited with NT WorkSafe.
The application process is divided into two steps. Applicants will need to supply NT WorkSafe with specific documents for review, and then they will be required to complete the necessary testing. Applicants must successfully complete step one before moving onto step two.
When you apply to become an accredited assessor, you will need to provide NT WorkSafe with:
- a completed Application for accreditation - HRW Assessor form
- the relevant application fee, see application for grant per class fee
- a completed Notification or cancellation of alignment with a registered training organisation (RTO) - HRW Assessor form
- evidence the RTO has the requested class/es on their scope in the NT (this can be obtained from training.gov.au website)
- proof of identification e.g. copy of front and back of current driver's licence, 18+ card or Australian passport
- proof of address e.g. water or electricity bill, council rates, or similar
- a copy of your current licence for the relevant HRW licence class/es for which accreditation is sought
- evidence of your training qualification (minimum Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - TAE10)
- a copy of your resume showing qualifications and experience in the classes applied for (must show a minimum of two (2) years industry and operational experience)
- a detailed letter or statutory declaration outlining your current industry skills and operational experience
- two (2) written referees per licence class. Information from your referee must be on organisation letterhead, signed and dated by your referee and include the following information:
- length of time affiliated with organisation;
- your duties undertaken;
- types of equipment used;
- supervision/training experience of others within the organisation, if any;
- any reason for concern regarding commitment to work health and safety;
- any further comments.
- complete general knowledge of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act and Regulations test
- complete the assessor knowledge and calculations assessment for each relevant class/es test.
Note: Individuals who are accredited as an assessor by another WHS regulator may not be required to complete step two.
Conditions of Accreditation
The conditions of accreditation as an assessor for high risk work licence is issued by NT WorkSafe. Accredited Assessors are required to comply with the conditions pursuant to Regulation 121 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011.
Lodging an application
All licence applications are to be lodged with the Territory Business Centre.
Related Forms and Resources
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