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Application for Accreditation


To apply for accreditation, download the Accredited Practitioner Application Form for your jurisdiction. Select only one jurisdiction. If you wish to be accredited across multiple jurisdictions, a separate application must be made for each.






NSW BPAD interviews are scheduled to run roughly once every 2 months. To assist us with booking and ensure that your interview is not delayed, please indicate the preferred date when applying.  


Application to be listed as a "Provider of Choice"


Corporate members of FPA Australia may apply for endorsement to deliver BPAD services.  Endorsed Corporate members will be promoted as a "Provider of Choice" under the category of "Bushfire Consultant (BPAD)" on this website and other promotional material. Corporate members who want to apply to be endorsed as providing the specialty "Bushfire Consultant (BPAD)" should download the application form here.



Continuing Professional Development


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the systematic maintenance, improvement and broadening of knowledge and skills in your professional area of practice. It is designed to ensure practitioners keep their skills and knowledge relevant and up to date with industry standards and the regulatory framework.


To assist the collection of evidence of your CPD activities throughout the accreditation period a CPD logbook has been created for accredited practitioners.   


To download the CPD Logbook in Microsoft Excel format click here



BPAD Renewal Form


To download the BPAD renewal form, click here.



BPAD Accredited Withdrawal Request Form


If you no longer wish to be BPAD Accredited, please fill in this form and return it to us for filing, download here.


BPAD Practitioner Temporary Hiatus of Accreditation Form


If you wish to apply for a hiatus due to personal or medical reason, please fill this form  and return it to us for filing, download here.