Apply for Membership

APPLICATION FORM

VER4.0118

You have a limited time to complete your online application. To avoid timeouts - please prepare a digital copy of your Trade Qualification or equivalent (limit to under 10 Mb) and a recent personal digital photo (limit to under 5 Mb) in advance - see Section 3. You will also need contact details for two referees - see Section 4.

If you prefer you can complete this PDF download and email to our office.

5. STATEMENT BY APPLICANT

I hereby apply for membership of the Institute of Accident Assessors to which in your judgement I am entitled, I further acknowledge that should it be found that any information provided in this application is false, inaccurate or misleading then the IAA Council may
terminate my membership.

The IAA council reserve the right to reject your application and will return all documents back to the applicant.

I agree that if elected, I will be governed by the Memorandum and Articles of Association, Ethics and By-Laws of the Institute of Accident Assessors, as they are now formed or as they may hereafter be altered, so long as my connection with the Institute shall continue. I furthermore agree to promote the objects of the Institute so far as shall be in my power, and that in case of severance of my connection therewith, I will return any certificate or diploma of membership I may receive from the Institute in terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association and By-Laws referred to.

ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN ACCEPTED, NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT BY EMAIL
AND AN INVOICE WILL BE ISSUED. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION

CODE APPROVED ASSESSOR REQUIREMENTS
MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE AND REPAIR INDUSTRY CODE OF CONDUCT | COMMENCING 1 MAY 2017

4.3 CODE APPROVED ASSESSORS
a) In the assessment of a Motor Vehicle under this Code, Signatories will only utilise the services of a ‘Code Approved Assessor’.

b) A Code Approved Assessor is a Person who, by no later 12 months after commencing their employment has:

  1. a trade qualification and a minimum of five years of post-apprenticeship experience in their profession as a panel beater, spray painter or motor mechanic; or
  2. more than five years of experience as a motor insurance Assessor; or
  3. completed the CAC approved units, as set by the CAC from time to time, of the Certificate IV Vehicle Loss Assessing Course, being in the first instance August 2015, and until further such review:
  • AURVNA4001 Provide vehicle loss assessment and identify repair requirements;
  • AURVNA4004 Apply insurance knowledge to vehicle loss assessment;
  • AURVNN4001 Evaluate vehicle bodywork for damage and identify repair requirements;
  • AURVNP4001 Evaluate vehicle paintwork for damage and identify refinish requirements; and
  • AURVNA4002 - Provide vehicle total loss assessment; or their equivalent in the AUR Training Package.

c) Signatories who employ a Code Approved Assessor must ensure that they are provided with ongoing training and/or development through their employer or via membership of a relevant professional body.

d) Insurers who utilise the services of independent Code Approved Assessors must require that those Assessors have access to ongoing training and/or development through their employer or via membership of a relevant professional body. This provision only takes effect in any contracts entered into or renewed after the implementation date of the Code.