Job functions for Authorised Officers

We control the export of plants or plant products prescribed (listed) under Australian export laws. These goods may require an inspection by an accredited Plant Export Authorised Officer (AO) before they can be exported.

Before conducting inspections, AOs must be:

  • appropriately trained and deemed competent, and
  • appointed by us for the relevant job function.

Training and assessment

Find the job function that you want to be accredited for.

Follow the link to find out about what each job function involves and the training and assessment required to gain accreditation.

List of job functions: