About Us

Baker Building Certification is a professional private certification business with exceptional service. The team specialises in residential developments as well a broad range of commercial buildings from offices and workshops to large factories and shopping centres.

Clayton BakerClayton Baker – Principal Building Surveyor

Owner Clayton Baker is a Level 1 licensed Building Certifier with over 20 years’ experience in the Building Certification industry in Queensland. Clayton’s career commenced in local government and progressed into private practice in 2007. He held a number of managerial positions before establishing Baker Building Certification in 2013.
Clayton enjoys a challenge and is adept at solving problems with Code compliance whether it be for residential, industrial or commercial construction.
Over the last 7 years Clayton has been able to gain considerable experience working on projects across Queensland including projects in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Townsville, Mt Isa and other regional centres.
He is also very experienced in working in remote communities throughout the Torres Strait, Cape York and the Gulf of Carpentaria.


  • QBCC Building Certifier Level 1
  • Bachelor of Building Surveying – Central Queensland University
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) – University of Southern Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate Fire Safety Engineering – University of Western Sydney
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors National Accreditation – Building Surveyor
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors Member

Professional Appointments

  • Referee – Building Development and Dispute Resolution Committees

Baker Building Certification are licensed to certify and inspect any size building, anywhere in Queensland and offer a competitive professional service to assist you throughout the building approval process to get the results you need for your project.

Adam-SweeneyAaron Sweeney – Assistant Building Surveyor

Aaron heads up our Cairns Office and is licensed Private Building Certifier. He has an extensive building background with carpentry trade qualifications, is a registered builder (QBCC Low Rise) and a Pool Safety Inspector. He comes with over 14 years’ experience within the building industry both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Aaron has worked in the Certification industry since 2014.



  • QBCC Building Certifier Level 3
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors National Accreditation – Assistant Building Surveyor AIBS
  • Licenced Pool Safety Inspector (QBCC 101876)
  • Licenced Builder – Low Rise (QBCC 1215391)
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors Member