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.

Go to the building licensing courses page to find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above.

Qualifications

Paving

1. Complete CPC31611/ CPC31608 Certificate III in Paving

Kitchen/bathroom bench installation

Complete:

1.  MSF20313/ LMF20309 Certificate II in Furniture Making

OR

2.  CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  3. CPCCST2001A Prepare for stonemasonry construction process; and
  4. CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials; and
  5. CPCCCA2002A or B Use carpentry tools and equipment;

OR

3. CPC10108 Certificate I in Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1001A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  3. CPCCST2001A Prepare for stonemasonry construction process; and
  4. CPCCCA2001A Handle carpentry materials; and
  5. CPCCCA2002B/ CPCCCA2002A Use carpentry tools and equipment;

OR

4. BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials; and
  2. BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project; and
  3. BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  4. BCF1000A Prepare for construction process stonemasonry; and
  5. BCGCA2001B Handle carpentry materials; and
  6. BCGCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment.

Splash-backs

Complete:

1.  MSF10113 Certificate I in Furnishing including the following electives and additional units:

  1. MSFGG2005 Apply basic glass handling; and
  2. MSFGG2001 Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools;

OR

2.  LMF10108 Certificate I in Furnishing including the following electives and additional units:

  1. LMFGG2005C Move glass sheets by hand, and
  2. LMFGG2001C Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools;

OR

3.  LMF10102 Certificate I in Furnishing including:

  1. LMFGG2001B Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools.

Shower screen enclosure installation

Complete:

1.  MSF10113 Certificate I in Furnishing including the following electives and additional units:

  1. MSFGG2005 Apply basic glass handling; and
  2. MSFGG2001 Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools;
  3. MSFGG3015 Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors;

OR

2. CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  3. CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices; and
  4. CPCCJN2001A Assemble components; and
  5. MSFGG3015/ LMFGG3015A/ LMFGG3015B/ LMFGG3015C Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors;

OR

3. LMF10108 Certificate I in Furnishing including the following electives and additional units:

  1. LMFGG2005C Move glass sheets by hand, and
  2. LMFGG2001C Use glass and glazing sector hand and power tools;
  3. LMFGG3015C Fabricate and install shower screens and wardrobe doors;

OR

4. CPC10108 Certificate I in Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1001A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  3. CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices; and
  4. CPCCJN2001A Assemble components; and
  5. LMFGG1001B Complete a basic glass and glazing project; and
  6. LMFGG3015B Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors;

OR

5.  BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials; and
  2. BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project; and
  3. BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  4. BCF2018A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices; and
  5. BCF2013A Assemble components; and
  6. LMFGG1001A Complete a basic glass and glazing project; and
  7. LMFGG3015A Fabricate and install shower screen and wardrobe doors.

Shade sails and shade systems installation

Complete:

1.  CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  3. CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms; and either:
    1. (i)  CPCCCM3003A Work safely around power sources, services and assets; or
    2. (ii) CPCCCM3003 – Work safely around electrical sources, services and assets;

OR

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

OR

3. CompleteLMF21108 Certificate II in Blinds and Awnings

Bitumen surfacing

Complete:

1.  RII20815/ RII20813/ RII20809 Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing; or

2.  RII30913/ RII30912 Certificate III in Civil Construction, including the Bituminous Surfacing stream; or

3.  RII31009 Certificate III in Bituminous Surfacing; or

4.  BCG10103 Certificate I in General Construction with the following electives and additional units:

  1. BCGVE1001B Handle construction materials; and
  2. BCGVE1002B Undertake a basic construction project; and
  3. BCGVE1004B Undertake basic estimation and costing; and
  4. BCCCM2002B Use small plant and equipment; and
  5. BCCCM2007B Spread and compact materials manually; and
  6. BCCBS2001B Conduct tack coat spraying operations; and
  7. BCCBS2003B Safely handle bituminous materials; and
  8. BCCBS2002B Hand spread asphalt.

Ducting/Mechanical ventilation

  1. A minimum of two years acceptable practical experience in carrying out ducting or mechanical ventilation work verified in the Relevant Application Form; and
  2. 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

Garage doors

From 16 September 2009 the installation of garage doors is no longer regulated under the Home Building Act in NSW which 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.

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.  Complete CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction, including:

  1. CPCCCM2004A Handle construction materials; and
  2. CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing; and either:
    1. (i)   For installation of solid fuel heaters (fireplaces) the additional units are CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements and CPCPMS3041A Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances; or
    2. (ii)  Additional units must be completed to support the type of minor trade work to be undertaken; or
    3. (iii) Where there are no relevant units, training by the relevant manufacturer, industry or supplier, must be completed.

Previous licence and supervisor certificate holders

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.

If you have held a licence or supervisor certificate in the last five 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 some conditions or restrictions.

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