Producer Statement Author Application

Producer Statement Author Application Form

Application Requirements - what you need to know before you apply

Please complete the online form if you wish to register as an Producer Statement Author within the Waikato Building Consent Group.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CPEng registered engineers onto our register.

Please take care when completing this application form, and remember the more relevant information the better, with supporting documentation being essential. Ensure that you only apply for the authorship that you have specific work history, qualifications, and experience in. This will greatly speed up the application process. 

  • Qualifications – You will need to supply copies of your qualifications that are relevant for the authorship you are applying for.
  • Work History – Your work history needs to be descriptive and complete – remember you are selling your skills and experience to the Panel.
  • Evidence of Experience – This information will greatly assist the reviewer, giving confidence in an applicant, thus making the approval decision an easy one, without delays.
    • PS1 – Evidence needs to include at least 3 copies of your designs where you are listed as the designer. 
    • PS2 – Evidence needs to include at least 2 copies of designs you have peer reviewed, including any observations of the design.
    • PS3 – Evidence needs to include items such as detailed job sheets that show work you have completed onsite and photographic evidence that demonstrate your experience.
  • Referees – During the application process you will send 2 referees a link to an online referee assessment. Referees should be someone who has worked with you and have knowledge of your skill and ability for the authorship being applied for. Referees should provide actual detail on what and how much they have supervised or worked with you.
  • Insurance Certificate – You will need to supply a copy of your current Public Liability Insurance Certificate. Please ensure that this is current and has at least 3mths remaining cover.
  • Uploaded Documents – Please ensure that documents that are uploaded are pdf and less than 5MB each. If you need to supply larger or have a lot of files please email them through to with ‘PSA Applicaiton and your name’ in the subject field.

Payment of $450 will be required at the end of the form by credit or debit card, and will incur a 2.9% merchant fee. Please have your card details at hand, as if no payment is made, the application will not be completed.

What Happens Next?

  1. Your application will be reviewed and if any further information in required you will be contacted by our Business Support Coordinator.
  2. Once we have a complete application, including your referee assessments your application will be presented to the panel of experts who have 10 working days to consider.
  3. Once the panel have reached a decision you will then be notified of the outcome.
  4. If your application is approved a certificate will be emailed to you and your details will be added to the online register within 7 days of approval.

Important privacy information

The personal information that you provide in this form will be held and protected by Build Waikato in accordance with our Privacy Statement (available at GetsPrivacyStatement.htm) and with the Privacy Act 1993. The Privacy Statement explains how we can use and share your personal information in relation to any interaction you have with Councils, and how you can access and correct that information. You should familiarise yourself with this Statement before submitting this form.

Registration Fee

Registration fee for Producer Statement Author (one-off, fixed fee)