Building Design – Low Rise

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Scope of work

Qualifications required

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.

Experience required

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.

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.

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance is required for this licence class.

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  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.

Alan Bartlett Consulting Pty Ltd
Address: 
10/121 Kerry Road, Archerfield QLD 4122
Phone: 
07 3277 5490
Fax: 
07 3277 5287
Email: 
jenelle@abconsulting.edu.au
Contact: 
Jenelle Bartlett
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

Education in Building
Address: 
96A Trudy Crescent, Cornubia Qld 4130
Phone: 
0447 919 195
Email: 
paul.k@eib.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Kearney
PCD Training
Address: 
PO Box 358, Clontarf Beach Qld 4019
Phone: 
1300 797 123
Email: 
info@pcdtraining.edu.au
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 - 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