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Building work contractor South Australia (SA)

RTO # 40963 - Approved Business Criteria Services Building Work Contractor (companies & individuals) South Australia

Important Notes

Contractors: Companies and individuals

To meet the business knowledge and experience requirements to be granted a contractor licence the applicant or in the case of a body corporate, a director, must meet one of the options below.

If you believe you have equivalent knowledge, you can have this assessed by contacting any Registered Training Organisation that delivers an approved qualification and seek Recognition of Prior Learning for that qualification.

From 1 July 2020 applicants for building work contractor licences that include one or more of the following standard conditions (or similar non-standard conditions) will be required to undertake additional study:

 Any building work

 Additions

 Additions ltd to residential National Construction Code Class 1 & 10

 Alterations

 Alterations & renovations

 Residential building work ltd to National Construction Code Class 1 & 10

 Transportable building construction and installation

If you are applying for a contractor licence which DOES NOT include any of the conditions above (e.g. trade/specified or commercial building work), please refer to Part 2 - Specified and other General Building Work.

Successful completion of the following units of competency issued by a Registered Training Organisation:

BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures;

CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects;

BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures;

BSBE\SMB404 Undertake small business planning;

CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work;

CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects;

CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract;

CPCCBC4024 Resolve Business Disputes

Access to the internet

A computer or mobile device

Language and Literacy In order to successfully complete this course, you need to have a certain level of language and literacy skills. We recommend that you have at least level 3 skills for this course. If you are unsure of your language and literacy skill level, please try our free LL&N assessment tool.

The total cost of the course is $1750.00. with a deposit of $1000.00 and the balance paid within a few weeks or as otherwise arranged, however, course fees must be paid prior to completion of the course and the issuance of a statement of attainment.
This course meets the Building Work Contractor Act 1995 and the Consumer and Business Services of South Australia.

Staysafe Industry Training is approved by the Consumer and Business Services of South Australia to deliver this course.

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$1750.00 (GST Free)


6 months


Upon successful completion of the units in this course. You will be awarded with a statement of attainment in partial completion of the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)