FAQs – High Risk Work Licences

Is my High Risk Work Licence recognised in every State/Territory of Australia?

All High Risk Work Licences are mutually recognised in each State/Territory of Australia.

How do I obtain a High Risk Work Licence?

Step 1 – Find an RTO offering training for a HRW licence class

Step 2 – Complete both formal training and informal learning through your RTO

Step 3 – Book in a theory and practical assessment with your RTO. Bookings for assessments need to be made at least six business days in advance. Successful applicants will receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor and a statement of attainment from the RTO.

Step 4 – Submit your application, in person, to Australia Post. This must be done within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment and before performing work in the relevant HRW class.

How do I renew my High Risk Work Licence?

Visit High Risk Work Licence Online Services to renew your HRW licence.

Note: Australia Post outlets do not process applications to renew HRW licences

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