Builder – Medium Rise

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Scope of work

  • Building work on a class 1 or class 10 building
  • Building work to a maximum of 3 storeys, but not including Type A construction on classes 4 to 9 buildings
  • Building work that consists of non structural work on a building, regardless of—
    • the class of the building; or
    • the gross floor area of the building
  • Prepare plans and specifications if the plans and specifications are:
    • for the licensee’s personal use, or
    • for use in building work to be performed by the licensee personally.

The scope does not include:

  • a completed building inspection for an interested party*, or
  • personally carrying out any building work for which:
    • a fire protection licence is required, or
    • an occupational licence is required unless the licensee holds the occupational licence.
  • directly or indirectly causing work to be carried out on a non-structural building (regardless of the building class and gross floor area of the building), or providing building work services on a non-structural building (regardless of the building class and gross floor area of the building) if—
    • a fire protection licence is required for the work; and
    • the work is—
      • for Type A construction on classes 4 to 9 buildings; or
      • more than 3 storeys

* An interested party for a building, means a party or prospective party to a contract of sale for the building.

Qualifications required

Contractor or nominee supervisor licence

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of the Diploma of  Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers is at least equivalent to the course above
  • recognition certificate as a builder qualified to carry out the scope of work for the licence class
  • a qualification or statement of attainment of required competency for the class of licence.

Site supervisor licence

Any one of the following:

  • the technical qualifications for a contractor licence (as above)
  • successful completion of the following units of competency:
    • CPCCBC5001B – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium-rise building projects
    • CPCCBC5004A – Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
    • CPCCBC5005A – Select and manage building and construction contractors
    • CPCCBC5006A – Apply site surveys and set out procedures to medium-rise building projects
    • CPCCBC5018A – Apply structural principles to the construction  of medium-rise buildings
    • CPCCBC5009A – Identify services layout and connection methods to medium-rise construction projects
    • CPCCBC5010B – Manage construction work
  • successful completion of a course or units of competencies of a course the commission considers is at least equivalent.

Experience required

Qualified in bricklaying/block laying or carpentry

Two years experience in:

  • the licence class scope of work, or
  • other work the commission is satisfied is at least equivalent to experience in the scope of work for the class.

All other applicants

Four years experience in:

  • the licence class scope of work, or
  • other work the commission is satisfied is at least equivalent to experience in the scope of work for the class.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.

Licence grades

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

  • Interstate Applicants – may be eligible to obtain a licence through Mutual Recognition
  • Overseas Applicants – may have to have an overseas qualification assessed for equivalency prior to applying.

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that the RTO list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date. Other qualifications can be:
  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.
Australian Consolidated Training
Address: 
2/1362 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge Qld 4110
Phone: 
07 3372 3974
Email: 
admin@actassess.com.au
Contact: 
Leasa Vanohr
Australian School of Finishing Trades
Address: 
PO Box 2248, Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109
Phone: 
0418 443 276
Email: 
training@finishingtrades.com.au
Contact: 
Mark Duffy
Back to Basics Business Training Pty Ltd
Address: 
27 Veronica Street, Cardiff NSW 2285 PO Box 234, Cardiff NSW 2285
Phone: 
1300 855 713
Email: 
chris@backtobasics.com.au
Contact: 
Chris Lewis
Boss Institute of Advanced Technology
Address: 
1/6 Indy Court, Carrara Qld 4211
Phone: 
07 5578 4117
Email: 
info@bossinstitute.com.au
Capital Training Institute Pty Ltd
Address: 
Level 1, 457 Gympie Road, Kedron Qld 4031
Phone: 
1300 284 277 or 07 3256 5000
Fax: 
07 3256 5050
Email: 
QLDenquiries@ctiaustralia.edu.au
Contact: 
Ben Ffrench
Careers Australia Institute of Technology
Address: 
123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley Qld 4006
Phone: 
1300 887 696
Fax: 
1300 436 605
Email: 
info@careersaustralia.edu.au
CSTC (Construction Skills Training Centre)
Address: 
PO Box 51, Moorooka Qld 4105
Phone: 
07 3373 8888
Fax: 
07 3373 8899
Email: 
brisbane@cstc.org.au
Contact: 
Helene Richards
Education in Building
Address: 
96A Trudy Crescent, Cornubia Qld 4130
Phone: 
0447 919 195
Email: 
paul.k@eib.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Kearney
Gimbal Construction
Address: 
Unit 1/ 2-6 Breakwater Road Robina, Qld 4226
Phone: 
1300 446 225
Fax: 
07 5564 7025
Email: 
hello@gimbalgroup.com.au
Contact: 
Derek Kimble - Phone 0423 851 050
HIA - Housing Industry Association of Queensland - Brisbane
Address: 
Head Office, 14 Edmonstone Street, South Brisbane Qld 4101
Phone: 
07 3021 8800
Fax: 
07 3021 8893
Email: 
qld_training@hia.com.au
HIA - Housing Industry Association of Queensland - Townsville
Address: 
25 Blackhawk Boulevard, Cannon Park, Thuringowa Qld 4815
Phone: 
07 4755 6610 or 07 4755 6600
Fax: 
07 4773 1777
Email: 
nth.qld_training@hia.com.au
Keystone Training
Address: 
36-37/17 Cairns Street, Loganholme Qld 4129 PO Box 4262, Eight Mile Plains Qld 4113
Phone: 
1300 653 925
Fax: 
07 3806 3076
Email: 
admin@keystonetraining.com.au
Contact: 
Trevor Lynch
Master Builders - Queensland - Brisbane
Address: 
417 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane Qld 4000
Phone: 
1300 136 002
Fax: 
07 3225 6544
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Contact: 
Mary Hayes
Master Builders - Queensland - Burnett Wide Bay
Address: 
162 Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay Qld 4655 PO Box 358, Hervey Bay Qld 4655
Phone: 
07 4303 2400
Fax: 
07 4148 6334
Email: 
licensing @masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Central Queensland
Address: 
35 Derby Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700 PO Box 631, Rockhampton Qld 4700
Phone: 
07 4923 1900
Fax: 
07 4803 6104
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Downs and Western
Address: 
2/166 Hume Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350
Phone: 
07 4659 4200
Fax: 
07 4639 5144
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Far North Queensland
Address: 
310-314 Gatton Street, Manunda Qld 4870 PO Box 806, Earlville Qld 4870
Phone: 
07 4042 8800
Fax: 
07 4027 9214
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Master Builders House, 18 Central Park Avenue, Ashmore Qld 4214
Phone: 
07 5582 7100
Fax: 
07 5609 6054
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Mackay and Whitsunday
Address: 
2/40 Evans Avenue, North Mackay Qld 4740 PO Box 3188, North Mackay Qld 4740
Phone: 
07 4969 4500
Fax: 
07 4829 4184
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - North Queensland
Address: 
Master Builders House, 1/316 Sturt Street, Townsville Qld 4810 PO Box 5801, Townsville Qld 4810
Phone: 
07 4417 1800
Fax: 
07 4422 0094
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Sunshine Coast
Address: 
1/91 King Street, Buderim Qld 4556 PO Box 1458, Buderim Qld 4556
Phone: 
07 5456 9800
Fax: 
07 5301 8124
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
MIB
Address: 
Level 2/293-305 Princes Highway, St Peters NSW 2044
Phone: 
1300 642 457
Email: 
info@mibt.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Lawrence
PCD Training
Address: 
PO Box 358, Clontarf Beach Qld 4019
Phone: 
1300 797 123
Email: 
info@pcdtraining.edu.au
Realistic Training Options
Address: 
101 Connaught Street, Sandgate Qld 4017
Phone: 
07 3088 2905 or 1800 308 255
Email: 
admin@realistic.edu.au
Contact: 
Steve Evelyn
TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Ashmore, Coolangatta, Coomera and Southport
Phone: 
07 5581 8797
Email: 
gold.coast@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - SkillsTech
Address: 
Campuses at Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm
Phone: 
1800 654 447
Email: 
SkillsTech.Recognition@tafe.qld.edu.au
Training and Assessment Mentor
Address: 
PO Box 124, Margate Qld 4020
Phone: 
07 3142 2889 or 0423 333 773
Email: 
jvr@tam.com.au
Transformed
Address: 
PO Box 7129, Kaleen ACT 2617
Phone: 
1300 738 720 or 0466 723 174
Fax: 
02 6259 6223
Email: 
kirstey.pieterse@transformed.com.au
Contact: 
Kirstey Pieterse