Building Design – Low Rise
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Scope of work
- Prepare plans and specifications for a class 1 or class 10 building (PDF)
- Prepare plans and specifications for classes 2 to 9 buildings (PDF) with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000m², but not including Type A or Type B construction
- Contract administration in relation to building work designed by the licensee.
Any one of the following:
- successful completion of the following seven units of competency from CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design:
- CPCCOHS2001A – Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry or BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
- CPPBDN5001A – Research construction materials and methods for small-scale residential building design projects
- CPPBDN5003A – Research compliance requirements for small-scale residential building design projects
- CPPBDN5005A – Research sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projects
- CPPBDN5006A – Consult and negotiate with clients to produce approved building design project briefs
- CPPBDN5011A – Produce client-approved and compliant working drawings for residential buildings, and
- CPCCSV5012A – Assess timber-framed designs for one and two-storey buildings
- successful completion of a course the commission considers is at least equivalent to the course above
- a recognition certificate as a building designer 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.
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.
The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.
- 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.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Professional Indemnity Insurance is required for this licence class.
Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
- 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 units of 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.
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