Private Certification and Building Approval
The Professional Certification Group is one of the most trusted private certifiers for building approvals and building inspections in Queensland and New South Wales. We’re renowned for our professionalism and ability to navigate complex building regulations and planning laws, providing fast, reliable, and accurate advice for completing any project.
With our specialised private certifiers and expertise in building certification, you’ll have everything you need to ensure your project is completed on time and according to legislation and building standards.
Our team has the skills and knowledge to make your project work, whatever type and size it may be. Whether you’re working on a large-scale commercial development or a private residential property, we’ll help you get the approvals you need to bring it to life, ensuring it complies with current laws.
Contact us today on 1300 060 136
Our Comprehensive Services
In Queensland, our expert private certifiers are able to interpret complex planning schemes, minimising approval times and costs. We will assess whether your houses can be approved without the need for lengthy and costly town planning or siting relaxation applications being made to Council.
In New South Wales, our private certifiers are experts in assessing work for both Construction Certificates and Complying Development Certificates. We can act as the Principal Certifying Authority to undertake the critical stage inspections and issue necessary certificates including the Occupation Certificate.
We are also able to obtain all your ancillary approvals for siting relaxations, driveways, build over sewer and stormwater, plumbing and drainage and water connections.
We can also arrange for town planning applications to be prepared and lodged, through the Professional Planning Group.
Our staff at Accelerate Sustainability Assessments will assist you with BASIX and energy efficiency assessments.
We offer a wide range of professional certification services for all types of buildings:
- Home Owners, Architects and Building Designers
If you’re designing, renovating or building a new home, our team will assist you to ensure that it meets the current regulations and is built in accordance with current standards contained in the Building Code of Australia.
There are stringent rules for houses, at both the local Council and State Government levels. Rest assured our specialists have the knowledge and expertise to assist you with these.
- Project Home Builders
Our private certifiers have the capacity to assess, approve and inspect houses throughout most areas of Queensland and New South Wales.
They have a thorough knowledge of Council requirements throughout Queensland and New South Wales, and are able to advise on the stringent rules at both the local Council and State Government levels.
- Commercial, Industrial and Community Buildings
Our specialty includes private certification of commercial, industrial and community buildings. Through the years, we’ve helped numerous clients comply with the Building Code of Australia and other legal requirements for commercial, industrial and community buildings.
Our work in this field spans several types of properties including apartments, flats, townhouses, factories, warehouses, offices, child care centres and retail centres. We also provide professional building inspections and on site audits.
In addition to these, our team also specialises in the refurbishment and tenancy fitout sectors, providing industry leading expertise in these fields.
Our accredited building certifiers will ensure that your building development complies with approved building plans and the Building Code of Australia.
As added value to our service, we also see to it that you can get inspections as early as you can. In fact, we offer next day inspections throughout South East Queensland and New South Wales. If you book an inspection with us before 3pm, we can set up an inspection at your property as early as the next business day.
- Consultancy Services
Building approvals and building inspections may be our main specialities, but our expertise in these fields also allows us to serve as building consultants to many clients. With our knowledge and experience in building certification, we’re able to help clients design and develop their buildings in the best and most efficient ways possible.
With the Professional Certification Group, you can guarantee your building is certified professionally. Coupled with our solid industry experience, this expertise enables us to provide professional advice and recommendations to clients all throughout Queensland and New South Wales.
- Town Planning Applications
In Queensland, our private certifiers are experts in providing advice about compliance with Council planning schemes. Our in-depth knowledge of development standards, application processes, and legal requirements empowers us to help you make your building project run smoothly.
We can provide ongoing consultation throughout your building project’s lifetime, from conceptualisation in the early stages to approval and compliance in the final stages. With our professional advice and recommendations, you can minimise obstacles in your project’s development from the onset and ensure completion as scheduled.
- Town Planning Applications
The Professional Planning Group can assist you in preparing and submitting town planning applications with the local Council and State Government referral agencies. We’ll help you ensure your project conforms to Council town planning standards, including any appropriate design and siting standards, environmental regulations and development constraints. This way, you’re more likely to get your town planning applications approved faster.
- Swimming Pool Inspections
If you are selling or renting your property, we have accredited pool safety inspectors who can perform professional pool inspections for existing swimming pools, spas, and similar fixtures in your property (Queensland only). Our specialists will give you the best advice on how to conform with the Queensland Pool Safety Standard. After inspection, we’ll also provide detailed advice on any improvements you can make to comply with the Pool Safety Standard.
Whether you need pool inspections for newly built pools or a routine inspection for renewing its permits, we’ll provide the expert assessment you’re looking for.
Why Work With Us
Founded in 2010 by Directors John Reeve and Ain Kuru, the Professional Certification Group has grown to become one of the country’s top private building certifiers for building approvals. Over the years, we’ve been helping many home owners, builders, Architects, building designers and other clients throughout Queensland and New South Wales get proper approvals for their building projects.
If you’re looking for professional certification for your project, here’s why we’ll always be one of your top choices:
- Wide Coverage – We provide building approvals and building inspections throughout Queensland and New South Wales. We employ over 40 staff in both states, and we can undertake next day inspections if booked by 3pm.
- Professional and Qualified Staff – Due to our size, we can better manage workloads and ensure work is not delayed. We also have considerable industry experience and are up-to-date with current regulations and practices.
- Comprehensive Range of Services – We organise other associated approvals such as town planning applications, siting relaxations, BASIX sustainability, energy efficiency, plumbing, driveways, and building over sewers – all at highly competitive rates.
- Modern Service – Our teams use state-of-the-art technology and software, providing clients with a paperless approval alternative. All work is done electronically with immediate results. There is no onerous paperwork.
- High-Level Expertise – We have experts with substantial experience in dealing with complex problems, and we can easily navigate through complex government regulations.
- Large Client Base – We have a broad client base that includes many of the major project home and home improvement builders in South East Queensland and New South Wales.
- Lasting Results – With the Professional Certification Group, you can always be confident that your building project will meet the required standards, be resilient to public scrutiny, and be processed efficiently.
Working with All Types of Properties
No matter what type of property you may have, you can count on us to deliver the professional certification you need. We’re committed to providing private building approvals and building inspections for all types of properties, whatever its size and purpose. Some of the properties we’ve worked on include:
- Residential properties –houses, extensions, renovations, sheds, swimming pools etc.
- Industrial sites – factories, warehouses, storage units, sheds, etc.
- Commercial sites – internal fitouts, apartment complexes, hotels, offices, retail areas, shopping centres, commercial outlets, sporting complexes, boarding houses.
- Educational – child care centres, schools and learning centres
- And many more
In Queensland we also provide advice about compliance with town planning schemes.
Our Office Locations
The Professional Certification Group operates throughout Queensland and New South Wales, with our main offices located in Brisbane and Kingscliff respectively. Our solid portfolio in these two states has built our reputation as a private building certifier that can always be trusted to get the job done.
Our Brisbane office is located in the northern suburb of Chermside, making it highly accessible for those in the Brisbane region. Aside from providing building approvals Brisbane wide, we also offer our services to the rest of Queensland.
Our central location in the region also means we can provide next-day building inspections in Brisbane and anywhere else in South East Queensland, provided it’s booked before 3pm the previous day.
You’ll find our Brisbane office at 10 Hall Street, Chermside. If you need to speak with one of our specialists here, simply call 1300 060 136
For those in New South Wales, our nearest office can be found in Kingscliff. We provide private building certification in many locations throughout New South Wales, including northern New South Wales, Sydney and surrounds, the Central Coast and the Hunter.
Our office in Kingscliff is located at Unit 14, 11-13 Pearl Street. You can contact our team here by calling 1300 060 136.
Book an Appointment Today
Get the building approvals and certification you need with our wide range of professional certification services.
Contact us today to set an appointment with one of our accredited private certifiers. If you need a building inspection, remember that in many areas you can schedule one the next day if you book an appointment with us before 3pm.