Accredited Pool Inspections

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ACCREDITED POOL INSPECTIONS is a family run business, for this reason we feel strongly about your family and friends welfare, and take swimming pool safety to the highest level.

Our team have been working for local government for over 15 years and have widespread knowledge of the local government and what is required under the swimming pool Act and legislation.

Our inspectors have gained extensive experience in swimming pool inspections and have obtained an E1 specialised qualifications from the building professional board as a swimming pool certifier.

We have a strong passion for swimming pool safety and compliance. With the announcement of the new legislation around swimming pool barriers and compliance certificates, we strive to the highest level needed to help swimming- pool owners to achieve compliance by providing an efficient and practical service.

We are committed to reducing the number of child drownings in NSW. Our pool compliance inspections are thorough and comprehensive.

We endeavour to help and assist you to find practical solutions to meet all your pool fencing compliance requirements.

F.A.Q. For Pool Compliance

What is a ‘pool’ ?

A swimming pool means an excavation, structure or vessel: (a) that is capable of being filled with water to a depth greater than 300 mm and (b) that is solely or principally used, or that is designed, manufactured or adapted to be solely or principally used, for the purpose of swimming, wading, paddling or any other human aquatic activity, and includes a spa pool, Therefore, in ground, above-ground, indoor, portable and other types of swimming pools and spa pools are included in these new swimming pool safety laws.

What do you need to do ?

From the 29th April 2016, all properties with a swimming pool or spa pool that are sold must have a valid swimming pool certificate of compliance. This includes any property with a swimming pool or spa pool that is on the market for lease.

Which pools does this apply to ?

The new laws apply to swimming pools or spa pools associated with: – Private houses, townhouses, units and other strata and community schemes, and moveable dwellings – Hotels, motels and serviced apartments – Backpackers’ accommodation – Homestay, farm stay and bed and breakfast accommodation – Other tourist and visitor accommodation (excluding camping grounds, caravan parks and eco-tourist facilities).

What type of pool is included ?

‘Swimming pools and spa pools’ includes in ground, above-ground, indoor, portable and other types of pools and spa pools that are capable of being filled to a depth of 300mm or more of water.

What is a swimming pool certificate of compliance ?

A swimming pool certificate of compliance certifies that the pool and pool barrier meet the safety requirements.

How do I get a swimming pool certificate of compliance ?

Contact ACCREDITED POOL INSPECTIONS and we will arrange for one of our qualified inspectors to come to your property.

How long does the certificate of compliance remain valid ?

A swimming pool certificate of compliance is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of its issue.

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What We Do


ACCREDITED POOL INSPECTIONS are fully insured and government accredited with the Building Professional Board.

One of our friendly E1 Accredited inspectors will inspect your swimming pool or spa:

Boundary fencing,
Landscaping, structures and furniture to make sure that none of these conflict with Australian Standards or with the NSW Swimming Pools Act 1992

Provide an onsite verbal consultation followed by a detailed safety inspections report including photos.

Issue a FREE compliance certificate for all compliant swimming pools inspected.

At ACCREDITED POOL INSPECTIONS we use technology to ensure the safety of your family and friends.

The force gauge used is a key component necessary for testing the strength and rigidity of pool fences, outlined in Australian Standard 1926.1-2012.

AS 1926.1-2012 provides guidelines for testing requirements designed to ensure young children cannot gain unsupervised entry to the fenced area around a pool.