Registration as an Adjudicator - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate as an adjudicator in the construction industry.

Any business or person bound by a construction contract may apply to have a dispute about payment resolved by a registered adjudicator. A construction contract includes a contract to carry out construction work, to supply goods to a construction site, or to provide professional services or on-site services related to construction work.

Adjudicators listen to all sides of the dispute and then make a binding decision to resolve the dispute. The aim of adjudication is to resolve the payment dispute fairly and as quickly, informally and inexpensively as possible.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • hold a degree in any of the following areas: architecture, building, engineering, construction, quantity surveying, law, building surveying or project management
  • be eligible for membership of a relevant professional institution, or be a registered Building Service Contractor or Practitioner
  • have at least five years of experience in administering construction contracts or dispute resolution relating to construction contracts
  • successfully complete an approved training course
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

As specified by the Agency.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$53.00

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
Building Commission

Act(s) name

Construction Contracts Act 2004 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Construction Contracts Regulation 2004 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Construction Contract Adjudicator
Department of Commerce
Building Commission
Department of Commerce
Building Commission
Building Services Board
Department of Commerce
Building Commission
Plumbers Licensing Board


Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1300 489 099

Fax:

08 6251 1501
cca@commerce.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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