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Tradespeople doing work with minimum supervision must have a Tradesperson's Certificate for the appropriate class of work. These are available if you are a drainer, gasfitter, plumber, roof plumber or water plumber. You can apply for a Tradesperson's Certificate at a service centre.

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  • The Tradesperson's Certificate Application form 
  • Your proof of identity
  • One passport size photograph
  • Your documents that meet the qualification requirements (certificates and transcripts from the registered training organisation)
  • Your referee's statement (where applicable)
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  1. Download, print and complete the Tradesperson's Certificate Application – PDF
  2. Make sure you have the required documentation, and then:
  • Visit a service centre and submit your application
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Who's eligible?

To make sure that you have all the information and documentation you need to complete this transaction, please visit NSW Fair Trading

Payment methods

For online or phone transactions, you can pay with:

  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).

For transactions in person at a service centre, you can pay with:

  • cash (in Australian currency)
  • cheque (personal, bank or agency drawn)
  • money order, or
  • credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express* or EFTPOS).

Please note that you may need to pay a merchant fee when paying by credit card.

* Unfortunately, some locations may not accept American Express.

Need help?

We’re happy to help you with this transaction.

Feel free to call us on 13 77 88 or visit a service centre

Source url: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-tradespersons-certificate