In Victoria, there are two classes of Domestic Builder work in which you can apply for registration.

Firstly, there is a Domestic Builder (Unlimited) registration which allows you to carry out, manage or arrange the carrying out of all components of domestic building work for the construction, renovation, improvement or maintenance of a home (class 1, 2 and 4 buildings, and associated class 10 buildings as classified in the Building Code of Australia).

Secondly, there is a class of registration known as Domestic Builder (Limited to a class of work*). Within this class of registration there are 29 classes of registration:

  • Domestic Builder (Limited to bathroom, kitchen or laundry renovation)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to bricklaying and blocklaying)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to cabinet making, joinery and stair construction)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to carpentry)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of gates and fences)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of non-habitable building structures)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of private bushfire shelters)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of retaining walls)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of shade structures)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of swimming pools and spas)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to door and window replacement and installation)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to earthworks and excavation work)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to external wall cladding)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to footings and slab work)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to framing)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to re-stumping and re-blocking)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to roof tiling)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to site works involved in relocating a dwelling)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the construction of structural landscaping)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to waterproofing)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to attached external fixtures)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to the erection of poles, masts and antennas)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to floor finishing and covering)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to glazing work)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to insulation work)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to painting and decorating)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to sheet plastering)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to solid plastering and rendering)
  • Domestic Builder (Limited to wall and floor tiling work)

 

A person registered in a limited domestic building class may be limited to the carrying out, managing or arranging the carrying out building work. However, you are not limited to the number of categories you can be registered within.

 

For more information on why you need to be registered and what you need to apply to become registered check out our blog ‘Why You Need To Be A Registered Builder’.

 

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