What is an Independent Qualified Person (IQP)
He aha tēnei mea te Tangata Motuhake (IQP)?
What an IQP is qualified to do
An IQP is a building specialist that we have identified as qualified to:
- inspect and report on specified building systems, e.g. fire sprinklers, automatic doors, lifts, smoke detectors, escalators, air conditioning systems
- follow the requirements set out in your building's
- supply any other supporting documentation confirming compliance, such as certificates of compliance
- maintain the systems to perform and operate effectively .
'Independent' means that the specialist has no financial interest in the building.
IQP guidelines and disciplinary code
Contact us if you have any questions about IQPs.
To register as an IQP, see
Register as an IQP.
|Apply for a compliance schedule||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/Pages/apply-for-compliance-schedule.aspx||Apply for a compliance schedule||Find out what you need before you apply and how to apply for a compliance schedule. ||aspx|
|Building warrant of fitness (BWOF)||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/Pages/building-warrant-of-fitness.aspx||Building warrant of fitness (BWOF)||You will need to get and display an annual certificate, a building warrant of fitness (BWOF), to confirm that systems within your building are functional and meet compliance schedule requirements. ||aspx|
|Certify the specified systems in your building||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/Pages/certify-specified-systems-building.aspx||Certify the specified systems in your building||When, how and why you need to certify the systems within a building to ensure it is safe for public use and its occupants. We issue compliance schedules to confirm that systems are fully functional.||aspx|
|Find a registered IQP||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/independent-qualified-person/Pages/find-registered-iqp.aspx||Find a registered IQP||This search will help you find a registered Independent Qualified Person (IQP)||aspx|
|Register as an Independent Qualified Person (IQP) ||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/independent-qualified-person/Pages/register-as-independent-qualified-person.aspx||Register as an Independent Qualified Person (IQP) ||If you are a building professional, you can register as an Independent Qualified Person (IQP). Find out how to register as one and be prepared to renew the registration every year.||aspx|
|Renew your IQP registration||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/commercial-building-systems/independent-qualified-person/Pages/renew-iqp-registration.aspx||Renew your IQP registration||Find out how to renew your current IQP registration. ||aspx|