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Applicant Details


ARC Refrigerant Handling Licence Details


Residential Address

Postal Address


Accreditation Type/s Requested



Suitability Checklist

Under the assessment criteria which the ARC uses, we consider whether you are a fit and proper person to hold an accreditation: If you are an individual, please state whether you:

  • have, in the last ten years immediately prior to your making this application:
    1. had a civil penalty order made against you for contravention of a civil penalty provision; or
    2. had been convicted of an offence,*or an order under section 19B of the Crimes Act 1914 has been made, for contravention of the:
      1. Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (the Act); or
      2. Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 (the Regulations)
      3. Had any conviction for an offence, or an order under section 19B of the Crimes Act 1914 has been made against a law of the Commonwealth, of a State or of a Territory that is punishable by imprisonment for a period of six months or longer*;
  • are currently bankrupt, have applied to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, or have compounded with creditors or have made an assignment of remuneration for their benefit;
  • have made any statement in an application under the Act or Regulations that was false or misleading in a material particular; and if so
    – knew that the statement was false or misleading;
    – have contravened a condition of an RAC industry permit (ARCTick);
    – have held an RAC industry permit (ARCTick) that was suspended or cancelled.


Applicants Declaration

  • I understand that the information and documents provided in this application will be used to assess my suitability to hold an Accreditation with the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC).
  • I understand and consent to my personal information, provided in this application, being disclosed to third parties in circumstances including the following:
    • to a State, Territory or Commonwealth government agency for the purposes of determining my suitability to hold an accreditation
    • to any other third party identified in this application, for the purpose of verifying data or statements attributed to that third party in this application
    • to a Commonwealth government agency for the purpose of investigating or taking action in relation to a suspected breach of the law
  • I understand and consent to my personal information being used by the ARC for the purpose of contacting me in relation to matters relevant to the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry, including new or proposed laws, which could directly or indirectly affect accreditation holders.
  • I declare that all the information and all documentation supporting this application is true and correct in every particular and that all relevant documents supporting this application are attached.
  • I understand that it is a criminal offence, under Part 7.4 of the Criminal Code 1995 (Commonwealth), to provide false or misleading information in an application.

My Account

My Account

Create an account by entering a password below to secure your accreditation account. This password can be used to access your e-card via our mobile app.

Your username will be your accreditation number which you will receive once your application has been approved.


Accreditation Fee

This is an application fee and is non refundable.

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