Registration of Building Practitioners - Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures - Victoria


You will require this registration if you intend to operate as an Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures. An Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures sets up and dismantles large tents, marquees, stages, scaffolding, seating stands, equipment platforms, towers and pre-fabricated buildings.

There are two classes of registration for Erectors or Supervisors of Temporary Structures:

  • a Class 1 Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures erects, maintains and dismantles stages, seating stands or equipment platforms and towers.
  • a Class 2 Erector or Supervisor of Temporary Structures erects, dismantles, or supervises the erection or dismantling of tents, marquees and pre-fabricated buildings over 100 square metres in floor area.

Please consult the responsible 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 registration, you must:

  • hold the required qualifications and period of practical experience
  • satisfy the agency that you are of good character and fit to work as an erector or supervisor of temporary structures
  • hold, at least, the minimum compliant insurance policy
  • provide a signed authorisation allowing the Agency to conduct a National Police Certificate check.

You may be required you to sit a VBA exam. The Agency will contact you to schedule the exam and will advise the exam fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to pay the annual renewal fee. The Agency may also require you to prove your insurance cover during the renewal process.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 Victoria

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

Contact details

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

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Victorian Building Authority

Operating address: Goods Shed North
733 Bourke Street
Docklands, Victoria 3008
Mailing address: PO BOX 536
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 815 127
Fax: 03 9618 9062
Website: Victorian Building Authority (Opens in new window)