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Assessor accreditation & training

To obtain classes of high risk work you’ll need to be trained through a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and assessed by an Accredited Assessor.


Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) provide training for classes of high risk work, load shifting, and a wide range of other areas. Accredited Assessors must be affiliated with an RTO to perform assessments. RTOs are administered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority in South Australia.


We approve and administer PDF icon Accredited Assessors who conduct assessments for classes of high risk work.

To become an Accredited Assessor, you need to:

  • provide evidence of your experience
  • pass a test
  • agree to set conditions.

Application form: PDF icon Assessor - Application for accreditation

Replacement licence form: PDF icon Replacement - Accredited assessor licence

Guide for applicants: PDF icon Accreditation of assessors - Guide for applicants

Fees: $1,298

Duration: 3 years

Additional information: SWSACertification [at] (Contact us) for further information on how to become an assessor.

Example Accredited Assessor Licence

Accredited Assessors Example