Prequalification Approval Terms
As a result of a recent policy change, the ACT Government’s Prequalification term of 12 months has been extended up to a maximum period of three years at the absolute discretion of the Territory. The three year term is intended to harmonise with the Prequalification periods of other States and Territories.
Please note that financial assessments will continue to be undertaken every 12 months or as part of a tender assessment if required.
Professionally Qualified Personnel definition.
All assessment of Professionally Qualified Engineers / Architects / Landscape Architects, is assessed against the following Definitions as quoted in the relative “Guidelines” documents:
Professionally Qualified Architect:
- is an Architect who has a degree from a university that is accredited under the Washington Accord, and
- is registered with the ACT Architects Board.
Professionally Qualified Landscape Architect:
- is a Landscape Architect who has a degree from a university that is accredited under the Washington Accord, and
- is registered with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)
Professionally Qualified Engineer:
- is an engineer who has a 4 year degree from a university that is accredited under the Washington Accord, and
- is registered in a relevant area of practice on the National Engineering Register.
This page lists the prequalification categories and the suppliers prequalified in each category.
Please view the relevant requirements and complete the following application forms.
The ACT Government administers two National Prequalification Schemes for Building Non Residential ($50m and greater) and Civil Road and Bridge. This page outlines the application and mutual recognition process for these schemes.
The small architects and landscape architects registration schemes' intent is to enable small architectural and landscape architectural firms with five or less staff, to quote for design work with a fee value up to $25,000.