Building Work Supervisor Registration - South Australia


You will need to be registered to act as a building work supervisor. Building work supervisors organise, supervise and control the work of builders and ensure that all building work meets building standards.

You may apply for registration to supervise:

  • general building work, meaning the complete building processes of building work of any trade
  • specified building work, meaning a single or multiple building trade activity, for instance bricklaying, or bricklaying and painting and decorating.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must have the knowledge, qualifications and experience necessary for this licence.

Please contact the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees are listed on the attached document.

Application process


You will need to lodge your completed application with:

  • evidence of your experience
  • evidence of your technical qualifications
  • copies of trade certificates or other qualifications.

You may be required to attend and interview as part of the application process.


This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Sole traders must be a registered building work supervisor or have a supervisor approved for their business.

Companies must have or employ a registered building work supervisor.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Occupational Licensing

Consumer and Business Services

South Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 1719
Adelaide, South Australia
Phone: 13 18 82
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)