Registration on the National Building Professionals Register (NBPR) carries with it an obligation to undertake continuing professional development (CPD) and hold an appropriate level of professional indemnity insurance. The current requirements are:
Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy Coverage
An individual applying for registration or registration must retain that they have any relevant insurance cover required by a particular State / Territory government and ensure that this cover is maintained throughout the year.
Continuing Professional Development Obligation
An individual applying for registration or registration must completed at least twenty hours of CPD activity each year and retain documentary evidence of this activity.
Registered practitioners must demonstrate that they have retained competence in their field of registration during the previous twelve months.
For further information consult the NBPR manual available in PDF form on our Downloads page.
HOW TO APPLY
Experienced building and construction professionals requiring an independent assessment of their specialised area of practice are able to apply to join the National Building Professionals Register.
NBPR Application Checklist
- You have at least four years experience
- Hold an appropriate qualification
- Accept the code of ethics and CPD obligations, plus have insurance
NBPR Application Form
Available in PDF form on our Downloads page.
The Registrar’s decision to admit an applicant in one or more areas of specialisation will depend upon their professional qualifications and level of expertise. Due to their enhanced professional standing, members of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) have access to a fast-track Register admissions process.