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 a Registered Builder and obtain your Builders Licence.


Step 1:

  • Complete the Registration Application Form on the Victorian Building Authority website
  • Complete Part L ‘Experience Statement’
  • Complete Part M ‘Technical Referee Report’


Step 2:

Sit the examination at the VBA. The examination is a computer-based examination which involves 53 online multiple choice questions and plan reading tests. The examination will be based on the National Construction Codes, Australian Standards for Building and Construction, Acts and Regulations.


Step 3:

Attend an interview with an assessor from the VBA. The interview may run from 2-4 hours and will include more plan reading tests and questions about your experience in Building and Construction. It’s highly recommended that you have prepared a portfolio that supports your experience with documents such as OH&S requirements, Checklists, SWMS, Site Plan and Working Drawings with detailed construction schedules and estimates and a completed Domestic Building Contract.


At Parker Brent, we support tradespeople and other building professionals to gain more skills and knowledge to advance their careers. If you’re serious about applying to become a Registered Builder you should ensure you are prepared. Prepared with the skills, the knowledge and the qualifications.


By undertaking the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you will be gaining the knowledge you need to become a Registered Builder.


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