The accreditation process

Accreditation application rounds are conducted once a year by Unitywater to establish and then maintain a pool of Accredited Entities and Registered Certifiers that 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 currently closed

Please check back here regularly for updates on future application rounds.

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Overview timeline

Submit application
You prepare and submit your accreditation application(s).
Application assessment
Unitywater assesses your application within 20 working days and invites successful applicants to training.
Training

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

Appointment
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

Starting March 2018.

Ongoing monitoring

Unitywater will continue to monitor and coach you.

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Go to the Reference Library for Accreditation and Certification manuals and deeds.
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Find a certifier

View our Accreditation Register for a list of all Accredited Entities and Registered Certifiers.