Structural Landscaping (Trade)

Scope of work

  • Prepare, fabricate and erect carports, decking, fences, gazebos, pergolas, retaining walls of a height that do not require an engineering certification under a local law, and ornamental structures
  • Install prefabricated sheds, including associated concrete slabs, with a  floor area of not more than 10m²
  • Install surface and subsoil drainage systems for landscaping work
  • Prepare site and lay paving or concrete, not intended to carry vehicular traffic, for landscaping
  • Construct, maintain and repair a tennis court or another sporting court, including, for example the following;
    • prepare or excavate the site;
    • concrete for the construction, maintenance or repair of the court;
    • apply materials or treatments to the surface of the court
  • Incidental work of another class.

Qualifications required

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the financial requirements policy.

Licence types

You can apply for this licence class as a:

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.

Registered Training Organisations

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that this 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.
Assessment Technique S/T Construction Technique
Address: 
PO Box 5517, Stafford Heights QLD 4053 1187 Gympie Road, Aspley QLD 4034
Phone: 
1300 665 517
Fax: 
07 3263 2877
Email: 
andrew@stct.com.au
Contact: 
Andrew Kelly and Simon Kelly
Notes: 

Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns

Australian Consolidated Training
Address: 
PO Box 136, Mount Ommaney QLD 4074
Phone: 
07 3372 3974
Email: 
admin@actassess.com.au
Contact: 
Leasa Vanohr
Notes: 

Online

Challenge Learning Institute
Address: 
PO Box 272, Redbank Qld 4301
Phone: 
07 3282 8000
Fax: 
07 3202 3782
Email: 
admin@challengeemployment.org.au
Foundation Training Australia
Address: 
Level 1, 685 Main Street Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Phone: 
1300 990 064
Email: 
info@fta.edu.au
Contact: 
Derek Kimble
Horticultural Training Pty Ltd
Address: 
PO Box 134, Strathpine Qld 4500
Phone: 
07 3264 8613
Fax: 
07 3264 8775
Email: 
admin@horticulturaltraining.com.au
Landscape Skills
Phone: 
0407 541 906
Email: 
matt@qsbc.edu.au
Contact: 
Matt Rawlinson
Notes: 

Self-paced; In person; RPL - Servicing all areas in Queensland.

Masters in Building Training
Address: 
Unit 2/1050 Manly Road, Tingalpa QLD 4173
Phone: 
1300 642 457
Email: 
adminqld@mibt.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Lawrence
Notes: 

 Distance, one-on-one, tutorial support and mentoring, self-paced,

TAFE Queensland
Address: 
More than 50 locations across the state
Phone: 
1300 308 233
Notes: 

Apply or enquire online

Techskill.io Academy
Address: 
Level 5, Toowong Tower, 9 Sherwood Road, Toowong QLD 4066
Phone: 
07 3310 8756
Email: 
admin@tecskill.com.au
Contact: 
Robbie White