You will require this registration if you intend to be employed as a building surveyor in private practice in Western Australia. Services that building surveyors offer include:
- Construction design and building works;
- Project management and monitoring;
- Property legislation advice;
- Insurance assessment and claims assistance;
- Defect investigation and maintenance advice;
- Building surveys and measured surveys;
- Handling planning applications;
- Building inspection to ensure compliance with building regulations;
- Pre-acquisition surveys; and
- Negotiating claims.
You may also require this registration if you intend to register your company or partnership as a building surveyor contractor, for which you must have at least one nominated supervisor who is a registered building surveying practitioner.
There are three levels of registration you may apply for:
- Level 1;
- Level 2; and
Please note that this registration does not allow you to contract directly with clients to perform building surveying services or private certification services. If you intend to do so, you must apply for registration as a building surveying contractor. This is a separate registration. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this registration you must:
- Possess the required qualifications and experience for the level of registration you are applying for;
- Be a fit and proper person;
- Submit the required form; and
- Pay the required fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to three years.
Building Surveying Practitioner Level 1 or 2: $105;
Building Surveying Practitioner Technician: $55.
Building Surveying Practitioner Technician: $225 for 18 months registration; $450 for three years registration.
Building Surveying Practitioner Level 1 or 2: $868 for three years registration.
Department of Commerce
Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 (Western Australia)
Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 (Western Australia)
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