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 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 currently closed

If you are considering applying in the future, our next round of applications will open in July 2019

Please use the orange buttons below to access the relevant application form/s.

Accredited Entities 

Application form: Contractor Construction Services

Application form: Consulting Engineering Services

Registered Certifiers

Application form: Minor Connections Certifier

Application form: Major Connections Certifier

Application form: Construction Certifier


Unitywater will assess and approve accreditation applications in accordance with the criteria set out in the Unitywater Accreditation and Certification Manual.

For enquiries, please email the Accreditation Coordinator.  

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.

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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