Maintain your registration
To maintain registration, adjudicators can renew or update details, as well as record continuing professional development activities.
Renew your registration
Registration as an adjudicator expires either three years after that day or on an earlier day decided by the registrar and stated in the certificate of registration.
Application for renewal must be made at least 1 month before registration ends.
You must apply for renewal by completing the approved form:
Update your details
To update your personal details, complete the form:
Continuing professional development (CPD)
An adjudicator must comply with registration conditions including the requirement to complete continuing professional development as set out in the Continuing professional development for adjudicators policy (PDF, 56.2KB).
The CPD requirements can be found in the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Regulation 2018.
An adjudicator must:
- accumulate 10 CPD points in each CPD year—at least 3 of which must be accumulated by completing core CPD activities
- keep a record in the approved form of each CPD activity completed in the CPD year
- give the registrar a written copy of the approved form within 14 days after the CPD year ends.
Record of CPD activities
You can record your approved CPD activities in one of two ways:
- complete the online form on myQBCC—it is quick to register for an account
- download and complete the manual form s37—record of continuing professional development activities (PDF, 63.3KB).
A CPD unit is one hour of continuing professional development activity approved under regulation.
A CPD year is from 1 April to 31 March in the following year.
A CPD activity must be:
- an activity identified as a CPD activity in the Continuing Professional Development for Adjudicators Policy
- another activity the Registrar considers to be equivalent.
You may apply for consideration of another activity by completing the Consideration of Equivalent CPD Activity for Adjudicators form and submitting it to the Registrar.
CPD activities may consist of:
- courses, seminars, workshops, lectures, conferences, discussion groups, multimedia or web-based program (in person or online)
- preparation and delivery of a lecture at seminars, conferences or courses
- preparation and publication of paper or case update in law, academic or industry publication
- satisfactory completion of subjects or modules within relevant undergraduate or postgraduate courses or units of study from a professional body
- subscriptions to a professional journal or publication that is relevant to adjudication
- completion of a unit of CPD with a professional association that is relevant to adjudication work.
A CPD activity may also be another activity the Registrar considers to be equivalent to a CPD activity identified in the Continuing Professional Development for Adjudicators Policy.
An adjudicator can request that an activity be considered by the registrar as equivalent by using the:
For any activity the Registrar considers to be equivalent, to an activity identified in this policy, the Registrar will allow the adjudicator to accumulate the same number of CPD points. The registrar may, by written notice, require the adjudicator to give the registrar further information about the CPD activities. If an adjudicator does not comply with the notice, the adjudicator is taken to have failed to comply with the requirement to accumulate CPD points.
The Registrar has made available an option of other activities considered to be equivalent:
- Approved activity—private study with the maintenance of a “reflection journal” of some sort that would record the subject matter of each reading and your reflections on particular matters of importance or interest to you
- Equivalent to—courses, seminars, workshops, lectures, conferences, discussion groups, multimedia or web-based program (in person or online)
- CPD points—1 CPD point/hour