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Your Builders Licence Pathway

Our goal is for you to excel beyond just obtaining your Builders Licence and to really kill it in the building industry.

Note: No one can guarantee that you will receive your builders licence. It is always on a case-by-case basis and up to your State’s Building Regulators. Completeing your training at the Capital Training Institute will certainly give you a great head start.


Step 01

Complete your CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

CPC40110Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is a mandatory requirement and must be completed before applying for your Builders Licence.

Where you complete your qualification could have a bearing on how the regulators view your application.

Step 02

Options if you work on larger projects


If you wish to work on larger projects you may need to complete CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction(Building) or CPC60212 Advanced Diploma in Building and Construction (Management).

Call us to discuss your options your options.

Step 03

Your Builders Licence Application

You will need to refer to your State’s Building Authority for their application process and application form.

Queensland: Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

NSW: NSW Fair Trading

ACT: Access Canberra

Gather required documentation and evidence and complete the application form.

Step 04

Gather Documentation and Apply

Each application is viewed on a case by case basis.

This part of the process can be tedious and will be different for everybody. They will be looking for but not limited to:

  • Trade experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Financial aptitude
  • Qualifications
  • Personal aptitude
  • Any other information depending on your State  Authority and personal situation.

Step 05

You’re now the Boss!

Upon the receipt of your builders licence, the world is your oyster. You could be running your own business, running a building site as a site supervisor or becoming a renovation master! It’s all up to you now. Onwards and upwards! Get started today with the Capital Training Institute.

Intro Video - Building Courses

An interview with our Head Trainer about our course and Builders Licence requirements.

Contact our Course Specialist

Have any sales or general questions about our courses? Get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!

Capital Training Institute | RTO No: 88145
Queensland, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

Call: 1300 284 277