Benefits of Membership
There are many benefits to becoming a member of the Master Painters Association of Queensland. By using your MPA Queensland membership for all it offers, you’ll receive so much more than merely the cost of your annual fee.
From access to marketing opportunities and training courses, to contact with an extensive network of consumers who reach out to the MPA in search of qualified contractors. But the list doesn’t end here.
We provide current industry advice and a range of publications to inform members of industry news. We’re affiliated with multiple influential sponsors, and offer a wide range of discounts on leading products and services that will save you money, whether personally, or for your business.
We’re also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), and can provide industry leading support services to apprentices and trainees who choose to become members of MPA. But perhaps most importantly, becoming a member with the Master Painters Association Queensland allows for national recognition as an industry professional.
Take a look at some of the exclusive benefits we provide to our members in greater detail.
Are you WHS compliant?
Safety is MPA’s priority. To ensure all members are kept up to date with the latest changes and information relating to Workplace Health and Safety legislation, MPA have partnered with ASSA – Advanced Safety Systems Australia. You will receive a discounted monthly subscription fee as a member of MPA. ASSA are a one stop shop for everything related to safety and compliance. You will have access to your own portal where you can access hundreds of policies, procedures, inductions, SWMS and more all in one place, online accessible from any device. You can also add your own business logo! ASSA are team of experienced professionals, dedicated to the implementation of efficient and effective Workplace Health and Safety Management Systems. For further information please contact ASSA at http://www.assa.com.au/ or 1300 131 014
The EBM team is drawn from a group of widely experienced and highly qualified people, and all of our senior brokers are Qualified Practising Insurance Brokers with decades of experience in Australia and internationally. Many solutions are tailored to the individual needs of the insured however EBM have developed a number of specialised policies designed to provide solutions to a range of common insurance needs. For further information please contact Christopher Traill at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 467 873
Find Help with Employer Services
MPA have the opportunity to work closely with Employer Services, an independent service provider who specialise in employment contracts, wages, awards and employer and employee disputes. Employer Services gives MPA members objective, accurate and timely advice to solve your workplace problems.
Snag Business Opportunities
MPA members gain access to our ‘Find a Painter’ and ‘Find a Speciality Painter’ service. As the distinguished authority in Queensland’s painting and decorating industry, MPA Queensland consistently provides referrals to consumers in search of qualified and industry recognised contractors. This service is extremely popular, providing customers with peace of mind and our members with work opportunities.
Access to MPA’s Nationally Recognised Logo
Get noticed with exclusive access to our MPA logo. We’re nationally recognised for qualities that will win business, full stop. The MPA logo is synonymous with integrity, craftsmanship and skill, and is often a key factor in a customer’s choice of contractor. Members receive access to the MPA logo for use on business stationery, websites, signage and motor vehicles.
Whether with peers, sponsors, or painting and decorating manufacturers and suppliers, increasing your business network can provide untold value. The MPA of Queensland provides its members with opportunities to come together throughout the year. The Annual General Meeting (AGM), member barbeques, sponsor and supplier demonstrations, seminars and meetings afford you ample scope to meet new people and stay in touch with your peers.
As the peak industry body for painters and decorators in Queensland, MPA represents its members across all levels of government and regularly lobbies decision-makers on behalf of its constituency. Members receive the Master Painter e-newsletter on a monthly basis, along with a quarterly magazine detailing the current state of the industry, whilst providing updates, information sessions and seminars to keep you in the loop.
Upskill and Train
As a member of MPA Queensland, you have access to discounted training through our Registered Training Organisation. MPA training offers a range of courses for apprentices, tradesman and non-qualified painters, including the nationally-qualified Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, along with many others.
Above All: Save Money and Grow Your Business
As mentioned above, membership with MPA will save you money and prove a valuable token for growing your business. All of the benefits outlined here are open-ended, meaning that the savvy professional can take advantage of the various benefits we provide to attain truly phenomenal business success.
Master Painters Association of Queensland is the peak representative body & a union of employers for the state’s painting & decorating industry. We represent the interests of all individuals and companies operating within the industry, & encourage high standards of craftsmanship & business practices.