- An approved assessor assesses a security plan or transport security plan to ensure the security plan complies with the relevant security standards.
- Approved assessors must comply with certain conditions and requirements
- As of January 2023, we are unable to issue new approvals for approved assessors due to the unavailability of the required accreditation course through the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
An assessor's approval allows an individual to issue security compliance certificates indicating that a security plan or transport security plan meets the applicable security standard.
This page details the information and the form required for a person to apply for or vary an existing assessor's approval.
Applicants seeking an assessor's approval must meet certain prerequisites prior to being issued with a assessor's approval.
Applying to become an approved assessor
As of January 2023, we are currently unable to issue new approvals for approved assessors.
The Graduate Certificate in Radiation Security (a required training program) is no longer provided by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
Requirements for approval
Certain requirements must be met, and information provided, for an assessor application to be approved.
All applicants must:
- be a Nationally Accredited Radiation Security Advisor
- have completed a Graduate certificate in radiation security through the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
Once training is complete an application for approval can be submitted.
Conditions of approval and other relevant documents
The approved assessor's authority is subject to limitations and conditions.
Refer to the schedule issued with your approved assessor's authority for the conditions that have been placed on your approval.
Assessor's approvals are issued for periods of 1, 2, or 3 years. The applicant can choose which period they wish to apply for.
List of approved assessors
Reviewed 10 January 2023