Trade Licence Checklists

In every state there are different and specific rules, regulations, laws and controlling bodies to enforce the regional laws and regulations. These are designed to protect the general public and ensure specific standards are delivered consistently. Currently, as there is no federal body that sets and manages standards for the various trades, it can be a little bit of a nightmare to firstly understand if the trade in your state should be registered or be working to specific standards.

To make things a little easier, Building Assistance Australia has created the reference table below as a quick reference. However, this is table is only a guide and we advise if you are concernrd to check with your local authorities.

 

Trade_Licence_Checklist.xlsx

Trade_Licence_Checklist.pdf

Trade / Discipline State where a regulation or licence is applicable
ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Air-conditioning  
Architects
Asbestos
Awnings       
Balustrades (metal)       
Bathroom Resurfacing       
Benchtops       
Bricklaying  
Building
Building Designer      
Builder (Renovation)       
Building Inspector       
Building Surveyor     
Cabinet Making   
Carpentry  
Carports  
Cladding  
Concreting   
Damp Proofing       
Decking    
Demolition     
Doors (install)  
Draftsperson   
Drainage
Ducting       
Electricians
Engineer       
Excavation     
Fencing  
Fire Detection (alarm)      
Fire Safety       
Fire Protection (inspections)      
Fire Protection (Materials)      
Flooring    
Formwork       
Garages  
Garage Doors       
Gasfitting
Gates     
Gazebos     
Glass & Glazing    
Graffiti Removal       
Guttering    
Irrigation    
Joinery  
Kitchen Benchtops       
Landscaping  
Locksmiths       
Painting    
Patio (building)       
Paving    
Pergola (building)       
Pest Management  
Piering       
Plastering    
Plumbing  
Reblocking & Restumping       
Pressure Cleaning       
Rainwater Tanks    
Refrigeration    
Renovations (internal)    
Retaining Walls  
Roofing (Build & Repair)  
Roof Plumbing       
Security Equipment    
Shade Structures       
Sheds    
Shower Screens      
Saunas       
Scaffolding       
Security Equipment       
Shade Sails       
Shower Screens       
Skylights       
Solar (hot water or power)    
Splashbacks (install)       
Stonemasonry    
Swimming Pool (Construct & Maintain)  
Swimming Pool (fencing)       
Termite Management      
Tiling (wall & floor)    
Underpinning     
Ventilation    
Verandahs (building)       
Waterproofing  
Window Replace / Fit     
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