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Apply for a site supervisor licence
A site supervisor licence allows an employee or officer of a licensed contractor to supervise building work under the contractor’s licence. A site supervisor’s licence may be issued for any class of licence.
How to apply
If you are applying for a Mechanical Services Site Supervisor licence, please refer to the mechanical services pages for the application form and documentation requirements.
Fill out the Site Supervisor licence application form (PDF) and include a copy of the relevant technical qualification and the application fee. You don’t need to supply financial information, experience, or complete a managerial course.
What are the fees?
Check the current licence application fees.
Re-applying for a licence
If you've previously held a licence and you want to re-apply, find out about your options - Renew, update or surrender your licence
How to lodge your application
Lodge your completed application form with the supporting documents and correct application fee:
- by post, to GPO Box 5099, Brisbane QLD 4001 (please provide copies of original documents only, unless we request otherwise)
- in person at your nearest QBCC office.
How long will it take to be processed?
We will take approximately 6-8 weeks to process your application. This includes checks to confirm you are a fit and proper person to hold a licence.
After you've applied
If your licence is approved, you'll receive a letter with your licence number and scope of work you are permitted to do.
Can I start work before my licence is granted?
- No. You cannot supervise work until your licence is granted.
What if I hold a licence in another state?
You may be entitled to use the mutual recognition process to apply.
- What if I am an excluded or permanently excluded individual?
- If you are an excluded or permanently excluded individual, you cannot hold a site supervisor licence.