It’s never too early to start the history of your work experience. It’s also a good time to start adding to your job pictures as they’ll come in handy for marketing later on. They say a picture paints a thousand words so imagine the effect a video will have on your future clients. Let your actions speak louder than your words.
As at 18 Dec 2021 Building Services (Registration) Act 2011
Set 1 (click)
CPC50220 Diploma of Building and
Construction (Building) as described on the National Register; or (a) CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) as described on the National Register including the following units published by training.gov.au for registration purposes.
CPCCBC4005A – CPCCBC4018A – CPCCBC5005A – CPCCBC5007A – CPCSUS5001A – CPCCBC4014A -CPCCOHS1001A – Which is the Blue / White card.
Full Time Equivalent
Carrying out or supervising building work for periods totalling at least the equivalent of 7 years full–time.
Full time workers get 4 weeks annual holiday per year, 2 weeks public holidays and 2 weeks sick leave.
There is no credit for overtime so don’t claim more than 40 hour weeks.
FIFO workers work 120 hours on a 2 and 1 swing, this is equivalent to 3 weeks full time.
The Building Commission do not consider Site Management as suitable building experience under Set 1 so it is deducted from months claimed. The staff handling the application process may not be from the Building Industry so it is best to use the right words. Site supervisor.
The same goes for construction supervisor, and a few more. Project Builder’s supervisors spend half the day driving between jobs but that’s O.K.
Set 2 (click)
Membership as Member (Level 1) or Member
(Level 2) of the Royal Australian Institute of
(b) registration under the Architects Act 2004; or
Membership as a Professional Engineer
(MIEAust or FIEAust) of the Institution of
Engineers / Architects
Supervising building construction for periods totalling at least the equivalent of 5 years full-time.
Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mining is exempt anyway.
In over 50 years in the Construction Industry I like everyone else have never met a metallurgist on site.
The most common professional on commercial sites is the Quantity Surveyor and they are not mentioned in the Act!
And lastly is the man responsible for everything and everyone. The professional Builder
Set 3 (click)
Carrying out, supervising or managing building construction that is in a position to accept, reject or require re-work for periods totalling at least the equivalent of 5 years full-time.
The buck stops here.
Contractor’s Registration click here