Register your pool in the Pool safety register
Open the pool register on myQBCC and enter your address and/or lot and plan number and click ‘Search’. When the ‘no pools are recorded on this property’ message comes up, click on the ‘Register Pool' button.
Renew, update or surrender your licence: Renewing, restoring or replacing your pool safety inspector licence
You must renew your licence every year. We will send you a renewal notice 20 business days before it’s due.
Important – pay on time
If we don’t receive payment by the due date, we immediately cancel the licence. We suggest you send in the paperwork and fee at least 20 days prior to the due date to ensure that we process your renewal in time.
How to renew your licence
The pool safety standard covers such things as the height and strength of barriers, mandatory non-climbable zones, gates and their latching requirements and preventing direct access from a building into a pool area.
To assist in finding out if your pool meets the current pool safety standard, use the checklist below as it covers some of the main issues:
The following licensees and applicants do not have to meet any MFR obligations:
- Nominee supervisor
- Site supervisor
- Occupational licensees.
- Building Certifiers and Pool Safety Inspectors are also exempt from meeting the minimum financial requirements as these two licences are issued under the Building Act 1975.
Applicants or licensees holding a licence in one or more of the following classes:
We've created a range of online interactive smartforms to make the process of lodgement quicker and easier. Online versions are available for the following popular forms and more will become available in the future - Notification of Offence form, Monies Owed Complaint form, Internal Review form and Form 4 - Notifiable work.
Publications for contractors available for download.
PI* – Denotes the requirement to hold Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance. Note: for fire licences, this is only required when the licence class includes certification.
Penny Cornah - Chairperson
Penny Cornah is the Executive Director of the Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ).
MPAQ is a peak industry body representing plumbing contractors throughout Queensland from sole operators to medium sized plumbing businesses through to large contracting firms.