When you need a licence

Licence classes

In 2016 the QBCC stopped issuing Licensing Information Statements. For more information about when you need a licence see Apply for a licence and When is a contractor licence required.

PI* – Denotes the requirement to hold Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance. Note: for fire licences, this is only required when the licence class includes certification.

Builders

Builder Restricted

Building Design

Completed Residential Building Inspection

Trade Contractor

Occupational plumbing and draining licences

(You can apply for multiple licence classes on the one application form)

The application will be assessed against the qualifications and practical experience and you may be issued with a provisional licence. 

Restricted plumbing and draining licences

Fire protection licences

PI* – Denotes the requirement to hold Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance. Note: for fire licences, this is only required when the licence class includes certification.