The Building Professionals Board provides a range of forms and templates for accredited certifiers and local councils.
Accreditation application, renewal and mutual recognition
- Apply for accreditation: application forms, including for mutual recognition.
- Renew/change accreditation: renewal forms.
- Become a swimming pool certifier application forms for category E1 (swimming pool certification) accreditation.
Forms for certification work
The following zip files contain templates for applications, certificates, fire safety schedules,, notice of PCA appointment and inspection records. Files are in Microsoft Word format.
- For private-sector certifiers – DA development
- For private-sector certifiers – complying development
- For councils – DA development
- For councils – complying development
Written contracts for certification work
- Contract for private-sector certifiers
- Contract for councils
- Contract for consultants/ contractors
- Contract for swimming pool inspection
- Important information for pool owners (must be attached to a contract if the certifier is authorised to carry out minor repairs to pool barriers)
Complying development notification templates
The Department of Planning and Environment has template letters to notify neighbours of complying development.
Other templates for certification work
Other miscellaneous forms
- Notice to the Board when a certifier starts or ends employment with a council
- Notice to council of replacement PCA where all parties agree to the replacement
- Application for a conflict of interest exemption
- Notice to voluntarily suspend accreditation for a period up to your renewal date.
Professional indemnity insurance certificate of currency
Instructions for certifiers:
- The certificate must be prepared and issued by your insurance provider.
- Give the instructions below to your provider so the certificate has all required details and is issued on the insurance company letterhead.
- The Board must receive your certificate at least seven days before your insurance is due to expire.
Instructions for insurance providers:
Issue a certificate of currency, on the insurance company letterhead, with at minimum the following details:
- Insurance company name
- Confirmation that the insurance is professional indemnity insurance and covers statutory liability for certifiers (defined in clause 9 of the BP Regulation)
- Policy number
- Name of the insured
- Whether the policy is for an individual, partnership, or company
- Policy start and end dates
- Retroactive date
- Limit of indemnity and whether it is inclusive/exclusive of relevant expenses in respect of any one claim; and in respect of all claims made in any one year (relevant expenses is defined in clause 14 of the BP Regulation)
- The professions that the policy covers
- Confirmation that the insurance has been issued.