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Structural landscaping 

Work involved in the construction of external landscape features, and non-habitable structures including the following:

  • retaining walls of any material that do not form part of a habitable building,
  • fencing irrespective of the construction material, driveways, paths and other paving of any material,
  • cabanas, pergolas, decks and non-habitable shelters,
  • ornamental ponds, water features and other structural ornamentation.

A contract for structural landscaping can include any specialist work that is integral to the overall work, but such work must be carried out by the holder of an endorsed contractor licence or qualified supervisor certificate in the relevant category of specialist work.

Qualifications

(1) Completion of AHC30910 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

OR

(2) Completion of any of the following qualifications:

  • RTF30403 Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape)
  • RUH30498 Certificate III in Horticulture (Landscape), TAFE course #0672
  • Certificate III in Landscaping, TAFE course #1581.

Or, if you have ever held a licence in the prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2004, clause 46, excluding subsection (1)(a)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

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

Previous licence holders

If you have ever held a licence in the current prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

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