The Executive Committee, which includes experienced inspectors, engineers and former builders, takes part in the assessment of membership applications to be satisfied that an applicant can deliver a proper service and is committed to ongoing professional development.
We work hard to help our members grow and develop professionally by providing a regular program of guest speakers, links with other building industry associations and the sharing of technical information, as well as experience and expertise. Mentoring is available to new members.
There is an expectation that Association members will be honest, diligent, keep clients’ business confidential, and not offer services outside their area of expertise.
||Benefits of membership
||As for Ordinary member, plus have a commitment to Continuing Professional
Development and have been conferred the status of Fellow by the Committee, taking into account the level of the member's consulting experience and qualifications.
||As for ordinary members plus the added status of Fellow.
||$600 + GST
||Can demonstrate sufficient training and expertise to be considered as professional and expert in their field. Would normally have appropriate academic qualifications, several years of
experience, a builder’s or supervisor’s licence or the like.
||Opportunity for continual quality improvement through interaction with peers. Exposure to new ideas and
opportunities. Benefit from referrals through the Association. Membership enhances credentials. Access to our Tech Hub document library.
||$600 + GST
||Only offered by the Committee on invitation.
||Benefits as for Ordinary members plus the honour of Life Membership status.
|| A person who has either completed formal training in architecture, building, engineering or a related field, but has less than 7 years of appropriate experience
OR a manufacturer or supplier of a building product or system.
|Opportunity for improving professionalism and skills by interacting with experienced consultants. Mentoring and networking opportunities. Career development possibilities.
In the case of manufacturers and suppliers, the opportunity for widening referral networks, sharing expertise, gaining feedback on products and systems in use.
||$500 + GST
||A person currently undertaking studies in architecture, building, engineering or a related field.
This study may be at industry, TAFE, college or university level.
|Gain insight into practical issues to give a “real world” perspective on academic
studies. Mentoring opportunities. Access to experienced consultants for feedback on new ideas and concepts. May open doors for work experience possibilities.
||$200 + GST
||A person who has been a member of the Association, but who has retired from active professional work.
||Maintain contacts and comradeship. Satisfaction through being looked to for wisdom and advice. Keep active mentally and help grow the standing of the Association.
||$100 + GST
||A person who may wish to provide ancillary services or products to the Association, its
members or within the industry (for example, legal services, business products or services, insurance products).
||Increase network of business and building industry contacts. Have access to a pool of expertise for advice on specific or
general building-related matters. Have a “sounding board” for feedback on services or products.
||An active builder of at least 7 years good standing in the industry, but not normally engaged in provision of consultancy services.
||To improve building knowledge, competitiveness, performance and quality by having a wider exposure to the concerns of consumers as relayed by
consultant members. To have a wide pool of consultant expertise to draw on in relation to novel or complex problems. To widen existing networking.
||$500 + GST