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Excavating 

The removal of earth or rock to previously determined excavation lines and levels to form a hole or trench for structural supports or for walls and/or floors of a building and/or structural landscaping work.

Qualifications

Completion of: 

  1. RII30815/ RII30813/ RII30809 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations; or
  2. BCC30607 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant Operation) TAFE Course #17702; or
  3. BCC30603 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant Operation) TAFE Course #4885; or
  4. BCC30198 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant) TAFE course #8085; or
  5. Qualification 2555 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Plant Operator), TAFE course #7983.

To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.

Previous licence and supervisor certificate holders

Reissue of expired unconditioned licences and supervisor certificates

If you have ever held a licence or supervisor certificate in the current prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) that was not subject to restrictions or conditions and you apply for a new licence or supervisor certificate, your previous licence or certificate will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

Reissue of expired licences and supervisor certificates held in the last five (5) years that were subject to conditions or restrictions

If you have held a licence or supervisor certificate in the last five (5) years that was subject to restrictions or conditions in the prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)), we will assess your application and reissue you a licence or certificate that reflects the scope of work that your licence or certificate covered. This may include being subject to conditions or restrictions.

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