How do I become an accredited supplier?
To operate as a design consultant or construction contractor within Hunter Water's area of operations, you will need to become a part of our Accredited Suppliers Registers. Here we walk you through how to do so in two simple stages.
How to get accredited
A design consultant or construction contractor who wants to carry out developer works in Hunter Water’s area of operations must be listed on our Accredited Suppliers Registers.
How to apply to become accredited with us
- Download and complete our application form
To apply to be an accredited supplier, you will need to read our Accreditation Standard and download and complete the following forms:
Application Form – Accredited Design Consultant, or
Application Form – Accredited Construction Contractor
Once completed, you can email it to: email@example.com
- We assess your application
Hunter Water will assess your application to ensure you meet the requirements set out in Hunter Water's corporate standard for accreditation of suppliers for developer works. This may include (but is not limited to):
> Confirming your WSAA and/or similar trade licences and accreditation status,
> Contacting references provided in your application,
> Reference checking appropriately trained key personnel,
> Confirming your company has the appropriate and current insurances necessary to carry out works
- We provide you with a response
Once your application has been assessed and a decision has been made, Hunter water will contact you to discuss the requirements under the category of accreditation you have been awarded. You will need to be familiar with the following standards:
Designer and Constructor requirements for Minor Works
Designer and Constructor requirements for Major Works
Designer and Constructor requirements for Complex Works
Thirsty for more advice?
If you need more advice on the accreditation process, get your questions answered by contacting our team.