If you want to become a Pool Safety Inspector (PSI) in Queensland, you must successfully complete the 11067NAT Course in Swimming Pool Safety Inspections course before you can apply for a license with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
The Swimming Pool Safety Inspections 11067NAT Course is nationally accredited and QBCC-approved. It can be conveniently completed online at your own pace, allowing up to six months for completion.
Enrolling in this course has no prerequisite requirements, making it accessible to students from diverse backgrounds, such as swimming pool technicians, building and pest inspectors, builders, and fencing installers. Qualifications or prior experience are not necessary. However, access to a swimming pool is required to fulfill the practical assessment components of the course.
During the course you will learn the pool safety laws and how to apply these in the role of a Pool Safety Inspector when conducting an inspection of a regulated pool, for the issuing of a pool safety certificate or nonconformity notice. The completion of this course will result in you receiving a certificate, allowing you to apply for your Pool Safety Inspectors licence via the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
The following topics will be covered during this course:
Read and interpret legislation such as the Building Act 1975
Plan for the inspection including using the Pool Safety Register for the issuing of Pool Safety Certificates
Apply the pool safety standard in deciding whether a pool is a complying pool
Gather and maintain evidence appropriately
Apply the Code of Conduct for Pool Safety Inspectors
Report on inspection outcomes in the manner and timeframe prescribed by legislation
Provide inspection outcomes and options for rectification action with pool owners
Notify the local government of any failure by the pool owner to request a re-inspection
Keep records of inspections in the accordance with legislative requirements
Apply business skills to assist you in managing your inspections
Apply for your Pool Safety Inspectors licence via the QBCC
In addition to covering the above information, you will also be provided with resources and templates that include, QBCC videos that demonstrate numerous compliance inspections processes (testing the pool gate etc), sample of a Pool Safety Inspectors checklist, the AS1926.1-2007 and AS1926.2-2007 standards, QDC MP3.4 Document.
You save $270 when you enrol in this course by receiving a copy of the following Australian Standards at no additional cost: