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How to become a Project Manager in building and construction

Construction is generally a collaborated and unified effort. It includes different people with varying tasks working to complete a project. Roles are defined, which makes things easier as everyone knows […]

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3 Steps to Becoming a Registered Builder

3 Steps to Becoming a Registered Builder Thinking of applying to become a Registered Builder in Victoria? Check out the three key steps you need to go through to become […]

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3 Tips to Manage Building & Construction Projects

No matter how big or small your building and construction project is, you will need to be well-organised, have excellent communication skills, hold the ability to delegate tasks and prioritise […]

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Events & Classes

Diploma Graduation August 2018

On Wednesday 1 August 2018, our Diploma Graduation Ceremony was held at Quest Melbourne Airport. The evening included a wonderful address from our guest speaker, Chris Hunger (past student and […]

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Preliminary Works Activity in Domestic Building

When applying for a Domestic Builder Registration with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), you must be able to demonstrate experience in Preliminary Works Activity. This includes things like applying for […]

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VBA – Building Regulations – Seminar Series

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) are hosting a series of seminar in relation to the new Building Regulations 2018. All building practitioners, apprentices and industry stakeholders are invited to attend […]

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Industry News

Top 10 Technology Trends in Construction for 2019

Over the past few years there’s been some great advancements in technology being utilised on construction sites. Here’s the Top 10 Technology Trends in Construction for 2019:   1. Augmented […]

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Victoria’s Construction Sector Leads A Strong Economy

Victoria’s Building Industry is among the strongest in the nation, with the Victorian Government’s sound financial management creating jobs and ensuring the state’s economy continues to grow. Data released by […]

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Victorian Building Permits Data 2017-2018

Victorian Building Authority (VBA) – Media Release Victoria recorded its highest-ever number of building permits and highest-ever value of building work in a year during the 12 months to 30 June […]

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Owner Builder & Renovator

3 Tips to Manage Building & Construction Projects

No matter how big or small your building and construction project is, you will need to be well-organised, have excellent communication skills, hold the ability to delegate tasks and prioritise […]

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2017 – The Year Of Building Reforms

In 2017 there were many changes to legislation within the Building and Construction Industry. There were a series of amendments made to the Building Act 1993 which led to reforms […]

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Renovation Boom On The Way

1980s houses are set to provide significant opportunities in the renovations market over the next three years.   The latest HIA Renovations Roundup forecast shows expected values of the renovations […]

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Study and Careers

How to become a Project Manager in building and construction

Construction is generally a collaborated and unified effort. It includes different people with varying tasks working to complete a project. Roles are defined, which makes things easier as everyone knows […]

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Advice for students studying the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

We recently chatted with Parker Brent Trainer and Assessor, Stuart Rash about what advice he’d give to students studying the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course. Here’s […]

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Chris Hunger – How to start a construction company

Former Parker Brent student, Chris Hunger recently shared his journey of how he become a successful builder after completing his Certificate IV and Diploma qualifications with Parker Brent. Chris also […]

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What is a Certificate IV in Building and Construction?

Building and construction is one of the largest sectors of the economy. Many aspire to build a career in this area, taking up roles such as tradespeople, owner builders, site […]

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Do you want to succeed in property development? Here are five proven tips

Property development attracts many people to dabble in it. It has an allure. In fact, it is seen as one of the most appealing sections of the broader building and […]

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How to become a Project Manager in building and construction

Construction is generally a collaborated and unified effort. It includes different people with varying tasks working to complete a project. Roles are defined, which makes things easier as everyone knows […]

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