Frequently Asked Questions

WaterMark certification of a product will be issued for a maximum of 5 years.

Each State and Territory has different requirements for determining which edition of the NCC applies to a project. Contact your local State/Territory building or plumbing administration.

Each State and Territory has different requirements for when the NCC applies to an existing building. Contact your local State/Territory building or plumbing administration.

NCP is an acronym for “non-compliant product”. A non-compliant product or material is not ‘fit for purpose’. It is used in situations that do not comply with the requirements of the NCC.

This will depend on:

  • whether the product’s status in the improved Scheme is confirmed as included or excluded or remains unconfirmed (refer FAQ 4. And FAQ 5); and
  • whether the issuing Approved Certifier has transitioned their accreditation to the improved Scheme or not; and
  • whether the existing product certification is for Level 1 or Level 2. 

Refer to the Notice of Direction 2017/3.1, Improved WaterMark Scheme Transition Arrangements, to determine how to proceed.

NCBP is an acronym for “non-conforming building product”. A non-conforming building product or material claims to be something it is not and is marketed or supplied with the intent to deceive those intending to use it.

Please refer to NCBP for further information.

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