Gas-fitting licence - practitioner

There are three categories for gas-fitting licences:

  • Practitioner
  • Contractor
  • Provisional

Eligibility

To apply for a practitioner gas-fitting licence you must have completed a minimum of Certificate III in Gas-Fitting, Certificate III in Plumbing or Certificate III in Mechanical Services plus Certificate IV competencies.

Renewing an expired licence

You cannot renew a licence if it has expired for more than 60 days.  You are required to submit a new application.

If your licence has been expired for more than 2 years you will need to provide your qualifications with your application.  This is to assess your suitability to work in the industry since you were last licensed.

Checklist

  1. Read the information on this licence page so you know what to do and what documents to provide
  2. Read the Personal Information Protection Statement
  3. Provide evidence of your identity (new application only)
  4. Scan and save (computer or storage device like a USB) a digital copy of your Certificate III and/or IV Qualification (new application only)
  5. Scan and save (computer or storage device like a USB) a digital copy of your Statement of Results (new application only)
  6. Have a credit card ready to pay for your licence fee online or at any Service Tasmania shop (external link)

If your application is successful, you will receive confirmation within 21 days.

Declaration

If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the questions below, you will need to provide details and copies of all relevant documentation.

In the last 10 years have you:

  1. Been refused a licence / registration / certificate to carry out any type of prescribed work?
  2. Had a licence / registration / certificate relating to prescribed work disqualified, cancelled, suspended?
  3. Had conditions placed on a licence / registration / certificate relating to prescribed work?
  4. Been dismissed by an employer for any type of unsafe or defective prescribed work?
  5. Been convicted of an offence of dishonesty or of an offence relating to prescribed work? (If you have been issued with an Infringement Notice relating to prescribed work, you should tick yes).

Do you have any disability that will affect your ability to perform prescribed work safely?

Apply for your licence

Step 1. Save documents to a computer or a storage device like a USB (see checklist)

Step 2. Select Apply Now (below)

Step 3. Pay the licence fee online or at any Service Tasmania shop (external link)

Step 4. Have a photo taken for your licence card at any Service Tasmania shop (external link) and prove your identity

Apply Now

Renew your licence

Step 1. Save documents to a computer or a storage device like a USB (see checklist)

Step 2. Select Renew Now (below)

Step 3. Pay the licence fee online or at any Service Tasmania shop (external link)

Step 4. If your licence photo has expired, have a photo taken at any Service Tasmania shop (external link)

Renew Now

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