A Building Contractor (Restricted) may undertake construction of any of the following:
a) a Class 1a building which includes a single dwelling being:
i. a detached house; or
ii. one of a group of two or more attached dwellings, each being a building separated by a fire-resisting wall e.g. terrace house, town house or villa unit;
b) a Class 2 building containing two or more sole occupancy units each being a separate dwelling of not more than two storeys;
c) a Class 10 building e.g. a carport or garage attached to a Class 1a or Class 2 building if it is constructed at the same time as the Class 1a or Class 2 building is constructed; or
d) a retaining wall (whenever constructed) that is not attached to a Class 1a or Class 2 building but on which the integrity of such a building depends.
All building must be in accordance with the provisions of the Building Act, Building Regulations and Building Code of Australia.
If a corporation is a registered building contractor, then they must have a director or nominated individual, resident in the NT, who is also registered in the same category.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
At least three years practical experience in carrying out building work as mentioned above, net tangible assets of at least $50,000 as certified by an accountant and one of the following:
a) successful completion of the prescribed units for a Certificate IV in Building.
b) successful completion of a course, or units of a course, that, in the opinion of the Practitioners Board, is at least equivalent to the requirements referred to in paragraph (a);
c) a statement of attainment of competency equivalent to the Certificate IV in Building units specified in paragraph (a) issued by a registered training organisation within the meaning of the Northern Territory Employment and Training Act.
Application fee: $264
Registration fee: $793
Building Practitioners Board
Building Act 1993 (Northern Territory)
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