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Fees

The fees listed below are for the 2017-2018 licensing year (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018)

Fees for first-time registration


Fee (incl GST)
For first-time registration as a Journeyman, Tradesman, or Certifier the following fees apply:
Registration
Annual practising licence fee (for that licensing year)
TOTAL
$355.00
$86.00
$441.00
or
If no other licence is held for the licensing year, please note that the disciplinary levy and offences fee must also be paid on application for registration, therefore the following fees will apply:
Registration
Annual practising licence fee (for that licensing year)
Disciplinary and prosecution levy
TOTAL
$355.00
$86.00
$271.00
$712.00

Annual practising licence fee, disciplinary levy and offences fee


Fee (incl GST)
Annual practising licence - Tradesman
$86.00
Annual practising licence - Certifier
$86.00

Note: in addition to paying the annual practising licence fee above, you are also required to pay the disciplinary and prosecution levy below.

Disciplinary and prosecution levy
$271.00

Note: only one disciplinary and prosecution levy is payable per registered person, per licence period. For example, if you hold one or more practising licence, the following levy will apply:

Number of licences held
Total cost per licensing year (incl. levy)
One
$357.00
Two $443.00
Three $529.00

Note: your annual practising licence will not be issued until the disciplinary and prosecution levy have been paid.


Other fees


Fee (incl GST)
Trainee limited certificate
$55.00 (per trainee)
Exemption for fixing of water heaters by gasfitters (under section 24)
$635.00
Exemption for specific sanitary plumbing work (under section 18)
$635.00
Exemption for specific gasfitting work (under section 20)
$635.00
Exemption from registration and licensing requirements and conditions (under section 52)
$635.00
Notification of an exemption under supervision (for plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying under sections 19, 21, and 25)*
$86.00
Provisional licence
$86.00
Overseas initial assessment
$NIL
Overseas advanced proficiency application
$690.00
Overseas advanced proficiency assessment
$2,300.00 (maximum)
Overseas advanced proficiency materials
$1,500.00 (maximum)
Examination fee (for each 9192, 9193, 9195, 9196, 9197 and 9198 examination)
$290.00
Examination paper reconsideration
$102.00
Employer licence application fee
$920.00
Employer licence assessment fee
$2,300.00 (maximum)
Gasfitting certification certificate
$25.00

Note: 'notification of an exemption under supervision' fees indicated in the table above are payable by the certifying gasfitter, plumber or drainlayer supervising that person.

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