Membership Categories

The 5 Categories of membership within the ASBC are:

  • Associate Member
  • Member
  • Fellow
  • Corporate Partner
  • LifeTime Member

Membership Criteria

Associate Member:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the building & construction industry.
  • A minimum of 1 years experience in a consulting capacity within the building & construction industry.
  • Have tertiary qualifications deemed to be suitable by the Executive Committee.

Member:

  • Hold the membership category of ‘associate’ for one year.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years post trade, licence or Degree experience in the building & construction industry or other allied field of expertise.
  • Be able to provide evidence of equivalent qualifications or Accreditation by a recognised industry organisation AND be able to verify building experience.
  • Possess current Professional Indemnity insurance covering the specific fields of practice/expertise applied for, Certificate of Currency & Policy Schedule is required with Application.
  • Provide documentary evidence of Accreditation, Tertiary Qualifications and/or other verifiable evidence of qualification.
  • Provide evidence of experience as a practicing consultant with a minimum 5 years appropriate experience deemed to be suitable by the Executive Committee.
  • Where an applicant satisfies the above criteria but in a specialised area other than building consulting the applicant can be granted membership with the specialised category following the word, Member.

Fellow:

  • The following in addition to the Member criteria
  • Have a minimum 15 years post trade, licence or Degree experience in the building & construction industry or other allied field of expertise.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years verifiable experience in a consulting capacity within the Building Consultant Profession.
  • Be able to demonstrate to the ASBC NSW Committee that the Consultant’s experience covers a wide range of expertise of a defined specialist technical area deemed to be suitable by the Executive Committee.
  • Hold financial membership of the ASBC NSW for five consecutive years.

Corporate Partner:

  • Be an expert provider of their corporate offering.
  • Be a good corporate citizen.
  • Support the ASBC NSW mission statement.
  • Attend a minimum of 2 General Meetings per year.
  • Attend the ASBC NSW Annual Seminar.

LifeTime Member

  • Retired member who no longer carries out consulting work.
  • Retired member who has contributed their time and service to the Society for a period of at least five years.
  • Will be exempt from annual fees, however will pay the required costs for any Society function attended.
  • Has no voting rights and is exempt from the insurance requirements of the Society
  • Will receive all information normally sent to members.

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