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Minor trade work 

For licensing purposes, the class minor trade work refers to works involving new, repair or replacement work which cannot be readily ascribed to an individual specific trade area.

Qualifications
Previous licence holders

Qualifications 

Paving 

1. Completion of CPC31611 Certificate III in Paving

OR

2. Completion of CPC31608 Certificate III in Paving

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Kitchen/bathroom bench installation 

1. Completion of LMF20309 / MSF20313 Certificate II in Furniture Making

OR

2. Completion of CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • CPCCST2001A Prepare for stonemasonry construction process
  • CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
  • CPCCCA2002A or B Use carpentry tools and equipment.

OR

3. Completion of CPC10108 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1001A Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • CPCCST2001A Prepare for stonemasonry construction process
  • CPCCCA2001A Handle carpentry materials
  • CPCCCA2002A Use carpentry tools and equipment

OR

4. Completion of BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction, including:

  • BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials
  • BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project
  • BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • BCF1000A Prepare for construction process stonemasonry
  • BCGCA2001B Handle carpentry materials
  • BCGCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment

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Splash-backs 

1. Completion of LMF10108 / MSF10113 Certificate I in Furnishing including:

  • LMFGG2005C Move glass sheets by hand
  • LMFGG2001C Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools

OR

2. Completion of LMF10102 Certificate I in Furnishing including:

  • LMFGG2001B Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools

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Shower screen enclosure installation 

1. Completion of LMF10108/ MSF10113 Certificate I in Furnishing including:

  • LMFGG2005C Move glass sheets by hand or MSFGG2005 Apply basic glass handling; and
  • LMFGG2001C or MSFGG2001 Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools; and
  • LMFGG3015C or MSFGG3015 Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors

OR

2. Completion of CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
  • CPCCJN2001A Assemble components
  • LMFGG3015A / LMFGG3015B Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors

OR

3. Completion of CPC10108 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1001A Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
  • CPCCJN2001A Assemble components
  • LMFGG1001B Complete a basic glass and glazing project
  • LMFGG3015B Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors

OR

4. Completion of BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction, including:

  • BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials
  • BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project
  • BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • BCF2018A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
  • BCF2013A Assemble components
  • LMFGG1001A Complete a basic glass and glazing project
  • LMFGG3015A Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors

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Shade sails and shade systems installation 

1. Completion of CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCCM3003A Work safely around power sources, services and assets

OR

2. Completion of MSF30913 Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles

OR

3. Completion of LMF21008 Certificate II in Blinds and Awnings 

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Bitumen surfacing 

1. Completion of RII20809 / RII20813 Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing

OR

2. Completion of RII31009 Certificate III in Bituminous Surfacing

OR

3. Completion of BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction, including:

  • BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials
  • BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project
  • BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing.

PLUS

  • BCCCM2002B Use small plant and equipment
  • BCCCM2007B Spread and compact materials manually
  • BCCBS2001B Conduct tack coat spraying operations
  • BCCBS2003B Safely handle bituminous materials
  • BCCBS2002B Hand spread asphalt

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Ducting / Mechanical ventilation 

A minimum of two years acceptable practical experience in carrying out ducting or mechanical ventilation work. Applicants will be required to undertake a Licence Skills Assessment conducted by the Building Industry Skills Centre.

Applicants who are referred to the Building Industry Skills Centre to undergo an assessment will be subject to an assessment fee charged by the Skills Centre.

The Building Industry Skills Centre is located at the corner of Showground and Victoria Roads Castle Hill.
Tel: 9204 4670
Fax: 9204 4699

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Garage doors 

Effective 16 September 2009 the installation of garage doors is no longer regulated under the Home Building Act in NSW. This means that the installation of garage doors is no longer licensed by NSW Fair Trading.

This was a Better Regulation Office initiative to reduce red tape for businesses.

Licensees who held this licence class up to 16 September 2009 may be eligible for a refund of their application/renewal fees. You may only be considered for a refund if you do not hold any other Home Building licence classes. To apply for a refund, complete the Refund Request form in pdf format (size: 18kb).

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Other (including installation of solid fuel heaters)  

‘Minor Trade Work-Other’ only covers residential building work involving new, repair or replacement work which cannot be readily ascribed to an individual specific trade area.

1.  Completion of CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  • CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials
  • CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing

PLUS

Additional units must be completed to support the type of minor tradework to be undertaken or where there is no relevant unit, training by the relevant manufacturer, industry or supplier, must be undertaken.

For installation of solid fuel heaters (fireplaces) the additional units required is:

  • CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPMS3041A Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances

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Previous licence holders 

If you have ever held a licence in the above prescribed classes and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualifications requirements.

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