If you’re a construction worker, then you’ve definitely heard of high-risk licences. These licences are necessary for workers who are in high-risk jobs, such as crane operations and scaffolders. This article will look at how you can earn your high risk work licence and how to renew your high-risk work licence. Let’s break it down.
High risk workers in Queensland Australia must renew their licences every five years. This process can potentially be daunting, but with the right information it is easy to complete. In this article, we will provide all the necessary steps on how to renew your high-risk work licence successfully.
What is a high-risk licence?
A high-risk licence is essential for any Australian wanting to work in a high-risk role. When you are working in a high-risk job, safety is paramount, and compliance is non-negotiable. You won’t be allowed to work in certain roles without this licence.
High Risk Licences available
Major Training is proud to offer a large range of high-risk licences, to ensure that your safety is never compromised whilst you’re at work. The high-risk licences we deliver include:
- EWP Licence
- Dogman Licence
- Forklift Licence
- Order Picking Forklift Licence
- Erect Safe Scaffolding
- Slewing Crane Licence
- Vehicle-loading Crane Licences
- Non-Slewing Crane Licences
- Rigging Licence
After you have completed the training and if you are deemed competent, you then need to apply for your High Risk work licence with WHS here within 60days of completing the training.
Steps to renew your High-risk licence
Once you have determined that it is time to renew your High-Risk Licence in Queensland, the following steps must be taken:
- Get the following documentation ready:
- Queensland drivers licence or Queensland proof of age card if applicable
- HRW licence card
- Licence renewal number (find this on your renewal notice or by phoning 1300 362 128).
- Renew your HRW Licence online here through Work Safe QLD.
Please keep in mind that when you’re high-risk licence expires, you are no longer allowed to operate in your field until it has been renewed.
High Risk Work Licences are essential for anyone who works in a high-risk environment. It is important that all applicants understand the application process before submitting their documents and that they stay up to date with all relevant requirements throughout their career. With careful research and preparation, anyone can obtain their High-risk licence and start working safely in their field of choice!
If you are looking to get your high-risk licence, Major Training offers flexible, reliable, and quality training that will meet the exact compliance standards of the industry. Contact Major today to book in for a high-risk licence.