Building Industry Professionals

Owners of buildings required to complete part 2 of the combustible cladding checklist will need to engage a building industry professional.

A Building Industry professional is defined in the Building Regulation 2006.

A building industry professional for all classes of buildings is:

  • A building certifier (level 1)
  • A QBCC licensee in at least 1 of the following classes -
    • Builder open
    • Builder design open
    • Fire safety professional
  • An architect
  • A registered engineer in -
    • Civil engineering
    • Fire engineering
    • Fire safety
    • Structural engineering

For buildings no more than 3 storeys and less than 2000m2 is:

  • A building certifier (level 2)
  • A QBCC licensee in at least 1 of the following classes -
    • Builder medium rise
    • Builder design medium rise

Want to know more
- Frequently Asked Questions ( https://www.saferbuildings.qld.gov.au/-/media/files/faqs-bips_v1.pdf?la=en&hash=6BF54EF8FFB958108BD2F7B75DD30733748A7ABC )
- Commonly used cladding products ( https://www.saferbuildings.qld.gov.au/-/media/files/bip_cladding-products_v1.pdf?la=en&hash=3176AC2052DCE8CEB1C74630B8ED5CA03D1FC058 )

Building Industry Professional Process

Building Industry Professional Process

 

Building Industry Professional Statement

Building industry professionals will need to prepare and sign a building industry professional statement.

Read the Guideline for assessing buildings with combustible cladding ( http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/GuidelineAccessCombustibleBuildings.pdf )for more information.

A building industry professional must give a copy of the statement within 5 business days after the statement is signed to the following:

  • the building owner
  • the relevant local council
  • QBCC via:
Email Icon qbcc.saferbuildings@qbcc.qld.gov.au ( mailto:qbcc.saferbuildings@qbcc.qld.gov.au )
Postal address icon GPO Box 5099 Brisbane QLD 4001
Offices  visit a QBCC office ( https://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au/contact-us ).

Building industry professionals must keep a copy of the building industry professional statement for at least 5 years.

Building owners are required to complete the combustible cladding checklist (part 2) by 31 July 2019.