Building Surveying Practitioner Registration - Western Australia

Description

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
  • 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
  • Technician.

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.

Exemptions

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.

Eligibility requirements

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
  • pay the required fee.

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

Duration

Up to three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Building Surveying Practitioner Level 1 or 2: $106.85;

Building Surveying Practitioner Technician: $55.95.

Apply Licence All

Building Surveying Practitioner Technician Level 1 or 2: $457.90 for three years

Apply Licence All

Building Surveying Practitioner Level 1 or 2: $883.20 for three years

Act(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 WA

Regulation(s) name

Building Services (Registration) Regulations 2011 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Building Commission

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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
Email: bcinfo@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Building Commission (Opens in new window)