Builder Restricted to Shopfitting

Scope of work

  • Building work associated with the internal fitout of a shop or office, including shopfronts, but not including Type A or Type B construction
  • Prepare plans and specifications that are:
    • for the licensee’s personal use, or
    • for use in building work to be performed by the licensee personally.

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

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

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 commission 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.

For more information, see Builder Experience Requirements (PDF).

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the minimum financial requirements policy.

Licence types

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

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 be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.

PCD Training
Address: 
PO Box 358, Clontarf Beach Qld 4019
Phone: 
1300 797 123
Email: 
info@pcdtraining.edu.au

Find an RTO

Look up the required course in the  Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF) and search for it on the training.gov.au website.