The accreditation process

The intake for accreditation as an Accredited Entity or Registered Certifier under Unitywater’s Accreditation and Certification System are conducted by Unitywater to establish and then maintain a pool of Accredited Entities and Registered Certifiers who provide certification services to the development industry.

If successful, your initial registration will be for a period of 2 years. Renewals will be subject to satisfactory performance.

Applications are now closed

Applications for accreditation under Unitywater’s Accreditation and Certification System is closed.

For information on accreditation types and categories refer to: Accreditation and Certification Manual

For enquiries, please email the Accreditation Coordinator.

Overview timeline

Submit application

Please note: Accreditation training is available in 2020 (see information on the left).
You prepare and submit your accreditation application(s).

Application assessment
Unitywater assesses your application within 20 working days and invites successful applicants to training.

Successful applicants undergo Unitywater training. This must be completed within 90 working days.

Once you have successfully completed all training modules, Unitywater sends you a deed (Accredited Entities) or Registration deed poll (Certifiers) to formally appoint you.
Commence certifications
Ongoing monitoring

Unitywater will continue to monitor and coach you.

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