How to get your builders licence

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How to Get Your Licence

Each Australian state has its’ own requirements for licensing as a builder or trades-person, but the best place to start is by getting qualified.

Certificate IV in Building and Construction can help you get your builder’s licence in the NSW, Queensland, South Australia, ACT, Northern Territory, and Tasmania. In Victoria and Western Australia, MIBT recommends obtaining CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

MIBT is a recognised training partner for a wide range of funded skills training programs both State and Federal.

In all states it is important that you have experience in the building industry. You can have your existing experience recognised through a process called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). You will also learn new skills from some of Australia’s most experienced builders and trainers.

 

Speak to a skilled training adviser – Call MIBT Now on 1300 642 457

 

Licensing in New South Wales is carried out by the Department of Fair Trading.

Licensing in Queensland is carried out by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission

Licensing in South Australia is carried out by the Office of Consumer and Business Affairs

Licensing in Victoria is managed by the Building Commission

Licensing in Western Australia is carried out by the WA Building Commission

Licensing in the Northern Territory is carried out by the Building Practitioners Board

Licensing in Tasmania is carried out by the Department of Justice

Licensing in the ACT is carried out by the ACT Planning and Land Authority

In all states it is important that you have experience in the building industry. You can have your existing experience recognised through a process called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). You will also learn new skills from some of Australia’s most experienced builders and trainers. Funding and subsidised training is available in NSW and QLD.

Contact our team of professional building trainers to discuss your options and recommended pathway in your state.

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