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 either:

  • 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.

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 will need to supply evidence that you meet requirements in terms of:

  • trade certificates and other qualifications
  • technical qualifications
  • evidence of experience.

Applicants will also need to provide a National Police Certificate no more than 12 months old.

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.


1 year


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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.

Approval time

10 to 12 weeks

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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