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Applying for a Builders License in Queensland.

There are many different types of licenses for builders. If you are really interested to acquire a builders license, what you need to do is to look at the scope of work for each type of license and find out which you are interested in so that you can know the requirements for this type of license is.

In order to apply for a builders license, you need to accomplish some forms to be submitted like the Builders License Application form and Designer experience form. To complete your application forms, here are some other things that you need to provide necessary for your builder’s license.

Some of the things that you need to include in your report are your experiences when doing building work previously, and this should include work covered in the scope of work that is relevant to the position. In this report, you should show your coordination and onsite supervision of trade contractors and other disciplines. Whatever supporting documents are necessary should be submitted with your report. You should also include the class, size, and the number of stories of the building that you have previously constructed. Builder experience requirements can be checked out in their website.

The license classes require technical qualifications which you should be able to show and this class includes apprenticeship, skills recognition, or formal qualifications documents. If you don’t have any of these, they are asked to refer to their website on Recognition on Prior Learning.

In order to show your experience as a supervisor, you can include written references of confirmations of your supervisory experience since this is required for a builders license. You need to make sure that you give the company your financial information that shows that you meet the minimum financial requirements. Nominee supervisor applicants are not required to submit their financial information. You are also exempted from providing your financial information if you are an applicant in the builder project management services. There are still others who are exempted from giving their financial reports.

You need to prove your identity to them. You can either give them a certified copy of your driver’s license or a passport.

If you want to apply for an additional license class, then you don’t need to provide a copy of any supporting documentation you have previously given QBCC unless you need to update the information previously given. You can update your proof of identity, trading name, or financial information.

IT takes around 6 to 9 weeks to process applications. In this period they will also be checking if you are a fit and proper person to have a license. Once approved, your licensed will be sent with a letter including your license number and the scope of work for your license class.

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