Building and construction trade licences are issued by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) and that also applies to the general concreting licence in QLD.
In order to carry out any building work valued at $3,300 or more, a contractor must be a registered tradesman. The duties of a general concreter includes:
- incidental concreting work
- concrete reinforcement
- and formwork installation
Building practitioners in Queensland typically also hold a concreting licence.
Applicants wishing to obtain a Queensland concreter licence should possess one of the following qualifications:
- Certificate III in Concreting CPC30313 or equivalent
- Certificate of recognition as a qualified concreter
- Statement of attainment of units of competency
The statement of attainment should be issued by an approved authority.
How to Apply
Checklists and application forms for a concreting licence in Queensland can be obtained from the QBCC offices, as well as the QBCC website.
Applicants may choose one of the three different licence classes.
Contractor licence - Full licence which allows concreters to advertise services, enter into contracts with clients and supervise other concreting workers. Nominee Supervisor licence - Required by a concreting professional who works for a company. Site Supervisor licence - Required by concreters who work for contractors.
For more information for the current licensing requirements in Queensland, click here.