Practice Notes

BPEQ is committed to assisting RPEQs maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and competence. Practice notes are issued by BPEQ to guide RPEQs in complying with, and understanding the requirements of the PE Act and the Code of Practice.
4.1 (2A) Project Certification

The purpose of this practice note is to clarify the Board’s position on issues relating to project certification in the context of the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (the Act).

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4.2 (2A) Areas of Engineering

The purpose of the practice note is to clarify the Board’s position in relation to RPEQs who were registered prior to the 1 July 2008 amendments to the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (the Act).

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4.3 (2A) Professional Engineer Services and Prescriptive Standards

A number of engineers have made enquiries of BPEQ regarding the meaning of the terms ‘professional engineering service’ and ‘prescriptive standard, which appear in the ‘Professional Engineers Act 2002’ (‘the PE Act’).

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4.4 (1A) A guide to the elements of a Professional Engineering Service

A Service: is the action of helping or doing work for someone; or an act of assistance; or assistance or advice given to customers and will include services provided internally

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4.5 (1A) Direct Supervison

A number of registered professional engineers (“RPEQs”) have made enquiries to the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“Board”) about the concept of ‘direct supervision’ of a person carrying out a professional engineering service,1 as contemplated by the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (Qld) (“Act”). The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an explanation of the concept of ‘direct supervision’.

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4.6 (2A) Prescriptive Standards

A number of registered professional engineers (“RPEQs”) have made enquiries to the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (“BPEQ”) about the meaning of the term ‘prescriptive standard’as defined in the Professional Engineers PE Act 2002 (Qld) (“PE Act”). The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an explanation of the meaning of ‘prescriptive standard’.

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