Qualifications issued between
1 January 2002 and 31 December 2004
must be converted before
1 September 2014
Licence to Perform High Risk Work
A Licence to Perform High Risk Work is required for the following kinds of work:
The Licence is recognised all around Australia as part of a national licensing system and was introduced in South Australia on 1 September 2010.
To get a Licence for the first time or to add a new class to your Licence you must be trained and assessed as competent by an Assessor who is accredited with SafeWork SA.
Current certificates or 'tickets' remain valid but must be converted to the new national licence over time.
To convert your current certificates or tickets, please call the Conversion Line on 1300 975 909.
The Licence is a small plastic card with photo identification, similar to a driver's licence. The licence fee is currently $71 and it must be renewed every five years. A person must be 18 years or older to obtain a Licence to Perform High Risk Work.
For a full list of the licence classes affected, refer to the Schedule (page 22) in the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work 2006.