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Tasmanian consumer protection requirements

The following public protections are required for each of the licenced occupations listed below. All Tasmanian licensees, those working under mutual recognition and automatic mutual recognition must meet these requirements for the duration they hold a licence.

If you plan to work in Tasmania under AMR, you must provide notification (external link).

Architects

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 220.1 KB).

CPD points per year20
InsuranceMinimum amount of PI cover $1 million
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Building Services Provider

Builder General Construction

AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Construction manager

AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Builder - Fire Protection

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022

CPD points per year12
InsuranceContract Works and Public Liability (minimum $5 million).
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Demolisher

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022

CPD points per year12
InsuranceContract Works and Public Liability (minimum $5 million).
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Building designer

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 220.5 KB).

CPD points per year20
InsuranceBuilding Designer – Limited PI $750,000
Building Designer – Domestic PI $500,000
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Building Surveyor

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 220.7 KB).

CPD points per year30
InsurancePI $1 million
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Building Services Designers: Electrical, Mechanical, Fire, Hydraulic

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 218.7 KB).

CPD points per year20
InsuranceBuilding Services Designer – Restricted PI $1 million
Building Services Designer – Limited PI $750,000
Building Services Designer – Domestic PI $500,000
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Electrical

Electrical contractor

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 209.8 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
Maintain a register of employeesYes
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Electrical worker (Practitioner)

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 209.8 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Restricted Electrical Work Licence

Refrigeration & air-conditioning, Instrumentation Electronics, Water Heaters Pre-assembled Neon Signs Composite Equipment Control Devices Gas Appliances Motors Explosion Protection Equipment

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 209.8 KB)

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Line Worker

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 209.8 KB)

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing Contact 

Cable Jointer

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 209.8 KB)

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Engineer

Civil

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 219.7 KB).

CPD points per year30
InsuranceMinimum amount of PI cover $1 million
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Building Services

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 219.7 KB)

CPD points per year30
InsuranceMinimum amount of PI cover $1 million
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Fire Safety

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 219.7 KB)

CPD points per year30
InsuranceMinimum amount of PI cover $1 million
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Gas

Gas fitting contractor

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022.  View the Factsheet (PDF, 203.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
Maintain a register of employeesMust keep a register of employees
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Gas fitting worker (practitioner)

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 203.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Automotive Gas-fitter (Contractor)

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 203.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
Maintain a register of employeesMust keep a register of employees
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Automotive Gas-fitter

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 203.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Stationary Engine Gas-fitter

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 203.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
while performing any work for friends, relatives or
others for no payment (that is also prescribed plumbing,
electrical or gas-fitting work)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Motor vehicle

Motor vehicle trader (new and used vehicles)

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 186.8 KB).

InsuranceNo
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDDisplay motor vehicle trader licence in a prominent position
at each premises
Must list Licence no. in advertisingIn adverts, contracts and prescribed documents relating to
the sale of motor vehicles
Prescribed statutory warranty applyYes – variable dates
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk Based Registration
Property

General auctioneer - AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Conveyancer - AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Real estate agent - AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Property representative - AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Property manager - AMR has not yet commenced in Tasmania for the licence type.

Plumbing

Plumber practitioner

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 218.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
Maintain a register of employeesNo
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS

Plumbing contractor

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 218.2 KB).

CPD points per year12
InsurancePublic and Products Liability (minimum $5 million)
Maintain a register of employeesMust keep a register of employees
Trust AccountNo
Carry /Produce approved IDMust produce certificate of Identification (Licence) on demand.
Must list Licence no. in advertisingNo
Prescribed statutory warranty applyNo
Licensing ContactCBOS
Security

Security agent  and Security Employee

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB).

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk Based Registration

Investigation agent and Employee

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB)

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk Based Registration

Security officer

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB)

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk - Based Registration

Crowd controller and Crowd Control Employee

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB)

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk - Based Registration

Inquiry Agent

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB)

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk - Based Registration

Commercial Agent and Commercial Employee

Commenced AMR 1 July 2022. View the Factsheet (PDF, 187.2 KB)

Carry /Produce approved IDYes
Must list Licence no. in advertisingLicensees must list their licence number in any adverts
Licensing ContactCBOS Risk - Based Registration
Updated: 06 Sep 2022

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