Swimming pool certification

The Building Professionals Board sought feedback about a proposal to introduce a new category of accredited certifier to inspect child-resistant barriers around swimming pools and spa pools, and to certify compliance with the Swimming Pools Act 1992.

From 29 April 2016, swimming pools on residential properties must be inspected by a certifier or council before the property can be leased or sold.

To respond to anticipated demand for certificates of compliance, the Board created a new 'E1 Swimming Pool Certification' category. E1 certifiers add to existing category A1-A3 certifiers who can inspect and certify pool barriers.

Exhibition documents

To create the E1 category, the Board exhibited amendments to its Accreditation Scheme, and the Building Professionals Amendment (Accredited Certifiers) Regulation 2014.


The public consultation period ran from 6 August 2014 to 2 September 2014.

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