Builder Restricted to Special Structures

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Scope of work

Builder Restricted to Special Structures (shade sails)

  • Construction, installation, maintenance or repair of membrane shade structures including metal brackets, cables and structural members for the structures
  • Concreting work for footings for the structures, and
  • Prepare plans and specifications for membrane shade structures 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.

Builder Restricted to Special Structures (signs)

  • Construction, installation, maintenance or repair of signs and supporting structures for signs, and
  • Concreting work for footings for supporting structures for signs, and
  • Prepare plans and specifications for signs and supporting structures for signs 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.

Both classes

The scope of work does not include:

  • 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.

Qualifications required

Contractor or nominee supervisor licence

Builder Restricted to Special Structures (shade sails)

  • Successful completion of any one of the following:
  • an apprenticeship in textile fabrication or carpentry, or
  • LMT30407 Certificate III in Textile Fabrication, or
  • CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers at least equivalent to a course above, or
  • a recognition certificate as a qualified canvas and sail maker tradesperson or a qualified carpentry tradesperson, and
  • successful completion of the following units of competency from Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110:
  • CPCCBC4002A – Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • CPCCBC4003A – Select and prepare a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004A – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4006B – Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
  • CPCCBC4008B – Conduct on-site supervision of the building and construction project
  • CPCCBC4009B – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances; or
  • successful completion of a course, or units of competency of a course, the commission considers is at least equivalent to these units.

Builder Restricted to Special Structures (signs)

  • Successful completion of any one of the following:
  • an apprenticeship in sign manufacture, sign writing or carpentry, or
  • CPC32111 Certificate III in Signage, or
  • CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry, or
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers at least equivalent to a course above, or
  • a recognition certificate as a qualified signwriter or a qualified carpentry tradesperson, and
  • successful completion of the following units of competency from Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110:
  • CPCCBC4002A – Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • CPCCBC4003A – Select and prepare a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004A – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4006B – Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
  • CPCCBC4008B – Conduct on-site supervision of the building and construction project
  • CPCCBC4009B – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances; or
  • successful completion of a course, or units of competency of a course, the commission considers is at least equivalent to these units.

Site supervisor licence

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of the following units of competency:

    • CPCCBC4002A – Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
    • CPCCBC4004A – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    • CBPCCBC4006B – Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
    • CPCCBC4008B – Conduct on-site supervision of the building and construction project
    • CPCCBC4009B – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • successful completion of a course or units of competency of a course the commission considers is at least equivalent to the above.

Experience required

If you are qualified in:

  • Bricklaying and Blocklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Floor Finishing and Covering (hard sector)
  • Glass, Glazing and Aluminium
  • Joinery
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering Drywall
  • Plastering Solid
  • Plumbing and Drainage
  • Roof & Wall Cladding
  • Roof Tiling
  • Shopfitting (Trade)
  • Structural Landscaping (Trade)
  • Structural Metal Fabrication and Erection
  • Wall and Floor Tiling

You need two years experience in:

  • the licence class scope of work, or
  • other work the authority 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 provide RPL services for the Builder Restricted to Special Structures (shade sails) licence:

  • Assessment Technique S/T Construction Technique
  • Australian Consolidated Training
  • Australian Skills and Training Academy
  • Australian School of Finishing Trades
  • Australian Trade Training College
  • Back to Basics Business Training Pty Ltd
  • Blue Dog Training Pty Ltd
  • Boss Institute of Advanced Technology
  • Building Industry Training
  • Careers Australia Institute of Training
  • Capital Training Institute Pty Ltd
  • Construction Training Institute
  • CSTC
  • Core Industry Training
  • Education in Building
  • Gimbal Construction
  • Housing Industry Association of Queensland
  • Keystone Training
  • Master Builders - Queensland
  • MIB
  • McLeod Training Organisation
  • PCD Training
  • Realistic Training Options
  • Step Into Training Services
  • TAFE Queensland East Coast
  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast
  • TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
  • TAFE Queensland South West
  • Training and Assessment Mentor
  • Transformed

An RPL service for the Builder Restricted to Special Structures (signs) licence may be provided by all of the RTOs in the list below.

Assessment Technique S/T Construction Technique
Address: 
PO Box 5517, Stafford Heights QLD 4053 1187 Gympie Road, Aspley QLD 4034
Phone: 
1300 665 517
Fax: 
07 3263 2877
Email: 
andrew@stct.com.au
Contact: 
Andrew Kelly and Simon Kelly
Notes: 

Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns

Australian Consolidated Training
Address: 
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park Qld 4073
Phone: 
07 3372 3974
Email: 
admin@actassess.com.au
Contact: 
Leasa Vanohr
Notes: 

Online

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
Australian Skills and Training Academy
Address: 
11/46-50 Wellington Road, South Granville
Phone: 
02 9632 1661 or 0416 337 788
Email: 
admin@myasta.com.au
Contact: 
Jamal Chamma or Timithy Rolls
Australian Trade Training College
Address: 
294 Scarborough Road, Scarborough Qld 4019
Phone: 
07 3414 5999
Email: 
training@mrael.com.au
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
Blue Dog Training
Address: 
18 Heussler Terrace, Milton Qld 4064 PO Box 2173, Milton BC 4064
Phone: 
07 3166 3999
Fax: 
07 3166 3951
Email: 
trades@bluedogtraining.com.au
Boss Institute of Advanced Technology
Address: 
1/6 Indy Court, Carrara Qld 4211
Phone: 
07 5578 4117
Email: 
info@bossinstitute.com.au
Builders Academy Australia
Address: 
16/25 Ourimbah Road, Tweed Heads NSW 2485 PO Box 546, Coolangatta Qld 4225
Phone: 
07 5536 1000
Fax: 
07 5536 1800
Email: 
jenny.mills@buildersacademy.com.au
Contact: 
Jenny Mills or Rearn Mills
Building Industry Training
Address: 
PO Box 325, Labrador Qld 4215
Phone: 
1300 655 835 or 0411 765 382
Fax: 
1300 658 244
Email: 
admin@buildingtraining.com.au
Contact: 
Michael Lynch
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: 
Belinda Cunningham
Construction Training Institute
Address: 
PO Box 574, Helensvale Qld 4212
Phone: 
1300 859 091
Fax: 
1300 859 092
Email: 
admin@cti.edu.au
Core Industry Training
Address: 
Suite 2, 15 Lake Street, Varsity Lakes Qld 4227 PO Box 726, Tugun Qld 4224
Phone: 
07 5534 7074
Email: 
info@coreindustrytraining.com.au
Contact: 
Tim Harbison
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
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: 
Notes: 

Online, distance, one-on-one, tutorial support and mentoring.

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
Phone: 
1300 653 925
Fax: 
07 3806 3076
Email: 
admin@keystonetraining.com.au
Contact: 
Michelle Day
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
Masters in Building Training
Address: 
4/1311 Ipswich Road Rocklea QLD 4106
Phone: 
1300 642 457
Email: 
info@mibt.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Lawrence
McLeod Training Organisation
Address: 
3/37-39 Anderson Street, Manunda Qld 4870
Phone: 
07 4033 0130
Fax: 
07 4054 6626
Email: 
kristy@industrytraining.org
Contact: 
Kristy Jamieson
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
Skill360 Australia
Address: 
1 Wilkinson Street, Manunda Qld 4870 PO Box 68, Westcourt Qld 4870
Phone: 
1300 933 358
Fax: 
07 4046 4070
Email: 
training@skill360.com.au
Contact: 
Jodie Garvey
Step Into Training Services
Address: 
4B/21 Mayes Avenue, Logan Central Qld 4114
Phone: 
1300 467 487
Email: 
Rajat@sits.edu.au
Contact: 
Rajat Saraswat
TAFE Queensland - Brisbane
Address: 
Campuses located at South Bank, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Caboolture, Grovely, Loganlea, Mount Gravatt, Redcliffe
Phone: 
1300 775 397
Email: 
RPLExpress.Brisbane@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - East Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Nambour
Phone: 
1300 656 188
Email: 
EastCoast.RPL@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - North
Address: 
PMB 1, Townsville Qld 4810
Phone: 
07 4750 5451
Email: 
RPL.North@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
TAFE Queensland - South West
Address: 
Campuses at Bundamba, Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Dalby, Inala, Kingaroy, Nurenderi, Roma, Springfield and Warwick
Phone: 
1300 914 754
Email: 
southwest@tafe.qld.edu.au
Training and Assessment Solutions
Address: 
347 MacDonnell Road, Clontarf Qld 4019
Phone: 
1800 565 556 or 07 3142 2889
Email: 
jvr@jvrglobal.com
Transformed
Address: 
PO Box 7129, Kaleen ACT 2617
Phone: 
0466 723 174
Fax: 
02 6259 6223
Email: 
kirstey.pieterse@transformed.com.au
Contact: 
Kirstey Pieterse