There are two types of asbestos removal licences. The type of licence required depends on the form and quantity of asbestos or ACM that is being removed at a workplace.

  • Class A licence holders can remove friable asbestos materials
  • Class B licence holders can remove any amount of non-friable asbestos.

A licence is also required to conduct air monitoring tests at asbestos removal locations.

Asbestos removal licence - Class A

Guide for applicants

This licence enables the holder to remove any form of asbestos material.

Applicants must be familiar with the provisions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) and Chapter 8 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA), relevant Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.

Licence holders must notify us before undertaking asbestos removal work.

FormFeeDuration
Asbestos removal licence (Class A) - Application $25,285 5 years

Asbestos removal licence - Class B

Guide for applicants

This licence enables the holder to remove only asbestos cement products (e.g. fibro) and other non-friable asbestos containing material (eg floor tiles).

Applicants must be familiar with the provisions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) and Chapter 8 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA), relevant Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.

Where applicants intend to remove asbestos-backed vinyl floor coverings and other friable asbestos products they must hold a Class A asbestos removal licence.

Licence holders must notify us before undertaking asbestos removal work.

FormFeeDuration
Asbestos removal licence (Class B) - Application $3,852 5 years

Asbestos assessor licence

Guide for applicants

This licence enables the holder to conduct air monitoring at licensed asbestos removals and clear Class A asbestos removals for reoccupation.

Applicants must be familiar with the provisions of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) and Chapter 8 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA), relevant Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.

If applicants intend to count their own slides (to the membrane filter method) rather than use the services of a NATA laboratory, they must hold documented slide counting proficiency.

FormFeeDuration
Asbestos assessor licence - Application $2,161 5 years
Asbestos assessor licence - Replacement $121