Completed Residential Building Inspection

Scope of work

  • Inspection of a completed building, including an inspection and preparation of a report in accordance with Australian Standard 4349.1 2007 'Inspection of Buildings-Pre purchase property Inspections-Residential buildings'.

Qualifications required

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

Experience required

You need five years experience in the scope of work for:

  • builder low rise, medium rise, or open licence, or
  • building surveyor, assistant building surveyor, or building surveyor technician.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the minimum financial requirements policy.

Licence types

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 competency 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.

Australian Inspector Training
Level 1, 156-158 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland Qld 4572
1800 456 248

Find an RTO

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