When you need a licence

Overview

If you work in the building industry in Queensland, chances are you need a licence. We have clear definitions of when you do need a licence and we outline the different factors which determine the requirement to be licensed.

There are situations when you don't need to apply for a licence. For example, if you do handyman work or small jobs, you probably don't need one. This may also be true if you are a subcontractor, but there are exceptions. You can also find out about the specific licensing requirements for those working in the commercial sector.