Building practitioners and general concreters may register for a concreting licence in Victoria from the Victorian Building Authority. Only registered building practitioners may carry out domestic building and concreting work valued at over $5,000.
The Domestic Builder - Limited registration covers general concreting, and specific codes can be added for building practitioners wishing to specialise in a particular expertise, for example:
- Swimming pool concreting experts must obtain DB-L-S registration
- Floor slab and footing concreters must obtain DB-L-O registration
In order to obtain a Domestic Builder - Limited registration and specialise in concreting, a general contractor must have nationally recognised qualifications. The following qualifications are accepted by the state of Victoria:
- Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework (CPC31511)
- Apprenticeship under a licenced building practitioner or general concreter
Domestic Builder - Limited (DB-L-B) applicants must:
- acquire relevant concreting experience focusing on the specific skills required by their concreting licence specialisation.
- complete at least one of the components of domestic work outlined in the certificate of registration.
How to Apply
Victorian Building Authority recommends the following concreting licensing procedure:
- Obtain the application form from the VBA website.
- Complete the application form, and specify the registration code and class for which you wish to be registered.
- Include all the required supporting documents.
- Provide proof of the minimum insurance cover.
- Submit the application fee.
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