The Victorian Building Authority regulates trade licences in Victoria (VIC). You need a licence to complete any build-related work valued over $5,000 (including materials and labour), or if the work requires a permit. Alternatively, someone who is licenced and registered must supervise the work. .
Victoria categorises building practitioners into two broad classes or categories, namely Domestic Builder and Commercial Builder.
Domestic Builder Classes:
- Domestic Builder (Limited)
- Domestic Builder (Unlimited)
- Domestic Builder (Manager)
Commercial Builder Classes:
- Commercial Builder (Limited)
- Commercial Builder (Unlimited)
The different types of work that may be carried out within each class, is indicated in the practitioner guide.
Bricklaying / blocklaying work requires the following basic qualifications:
- Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying (CPC30111)
- Relevant trade experience with evidence
How to Apply
Simply submit the following information to your nearest VBA:
- Completed application form, specific to your chosen category or class
- National Police Checking Service Informed Consent Form
- Statement of experience
- Technical referee report
- Proof of insurance
Lodge your application in person or submit it via mail / email to the VBA.
For more information for the current licensing requirements in Victoria, click here.
Please contact your state’s licensing body for up to date information as requirements do change. Skills Certified Australia is not an RTO or licensing body