NSW Owner-Builder Course
How long is the course?
The noninal duration of the course is:
a) If supervised face-to-face: 16 hours
plus 20 hours
self-directed study, or
b) If via distance learning: 40-50
hours of self-driected study.
When do i need to complete an owner-builder course?
The NSW Office of Fair Trading (Services NSW) requires all persons seeking to apply for an Owner-Builder Permit, where the total commercial value of works (labour and materials, inc. GST) exceeds $20,000 to provide proof of approved qulaified training.
From 15th July 2015 - Present
From the 15th July 2015, owner-builders will need to provide evidence of training for the following compulsory units of competency;
- CPCCOHS2001A - Apply WHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry
- CPCCCM2001A - Read and Interpret Plans
- CPCCCM1011A - Undertake Basic Estimation and Costing
- CPCCCM1013A - Plan and Organize Work
- CPCCCM1014A - Conduct Workplace Communication
Absolute Education's NSWOBOFT course contains these compulsory units of training.
Once you finish the course....
Upon satisfactory completion of the owner-builder and white-card courses, students will receive a Nationally Recognised "Statement of Attainment" with which they can apply to the NSW Office of Fair Trading (Services NSW) for their owner-builder permit.
Services NSW will issue the permit over the counter usually within 20-30 minutes.
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