There are two key activity centres, the Australian Paint Approval Scheme (APAS)
and the Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP).
To enter, click on the one of the two entry points below.

Notice to intending users of APAS® or PCCP®

Please note that APAS® and PCCP® are registered certification trade marks of CSIRO and only financial Members of APAS® and PCCP® may make use of the services offered.

APAS® and PCCP® are protected by applicable laws pertaining to registered certification trade marks in the Commonwealth of Australia, its States and Territories.

Please contact APAS® or PCCP® to find out how to become a Member and make use of the valuable services they provide.
To APAS website Paint Products
APAS tests and certifies paints and coatings to ensure they meet stringent performance specifications. The APAS List of Approved Products contains more than 2000 approved products and is a comprehensive guide for specifiers.
To PCCP website Painting Contractors
PCCP accredits painting contractors using on-site audits to ensure best practice standards are being employed. When a PCCP contractor applies an APAS certified product the money spent on maintenance is kept to a miniumum.
>> Enter APAS web portal >> Enter PCCP web portal
APAS and PCCP are managed by the
Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)