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Participant Registration

Participant Application

Criminal History Checks (Police Checks)

A criminal history check is required for all Key Personnel in a Registered Workshop at time of workshop application (not participant registration) and each renewal (every two years). This check can be obtained by completing the forms provided on the AFP web site and sending the completed forms and fee to the AFP. When completing the form, you will need to nominate purpose of the NPC as the Code number 30, Pre employment/standard disclosure, Unspent offences.

Fit and Proper Person Questionnaire

A fit and proper person questionnaire is required at time of workshop application (not participant registration) and each renewal (every two years).

Company Personnel Requirements:

Delegate:

The Delegate for a workshop is responsible for ensuring the applicant complies with the legislation, and with the conditions of the RAW approval, once issued. The Delegate is the primary contact between the Department and the Workshop.

Each workshop is required to nominate a single Delegate. Workshops can nominate additional Signatories as outlined below. The Delegate must have a key corporate personnel function in the organisation, with responsibilities as outlined below.

Workshop Signatories:

The Delegate may authorise a Signatory who is another key person in the organisation to act on behalf of the applicant making the application and gaining approval as a RAW. Once the workshop is given Approval the Signatory can continue to act on behalf of the Delegate in dealing with workshop matters within the Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme.

The Signatory has the same powers and responsibilities as per the Delegate. Workshop Signatories must have a key corporate personnel function in the organisation, with responsibilities as outlined below.

Vehicle Inspection Signatories:

The Vehicle Inspection Signatory is an important function in the Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme. The Vehicle Inspection Signatory is responsible for ensuring vehicles plated by a workshop meet the Scheme requirements. At least one person in the workshop must be nominated as the vehicle inspection signatory.

The vehicle inspection signatory must be an officer or employee of the workshop or engaged on contract. The Vehicle Inspection Signatory as outlined below is part of the workshop's key company personnel and cannot be a key person in another Registered Automotive Workshop.

The Vehicle Inspection Signatory must have the necessary knowledge and understanding, together with acceptable qualifications, to be able to hold this position. The functions of the Vehicle Inspection Signatory are explained further in Section F of the RAWS guide.

The Vehicle Inspection Signatory can be the Delegate or a workshop signatory.

The minimum criteria for qualifications are listed in the Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989 clause 49 (3) (c):


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Last Updated: 31 March, 2014