This information is provided to determine the qualification requirements for obtaining a building contractor’s licence in the ACT.

There are currently 3 types of building licences available in the ACT.

Class C

Building Work (other than specialist building work) in relation to a building which is 2 storeys or lower and is of Class 1, 2 or 10a (as described by the NCC – National Construction Code) including ancillary structures of Class 10b and basic builder work.

ACT Licensing – Class C Licence – NSW and ACT University List

ACT Licensing – Class C Licence – QLD University List

ACT Licensing – Class C Licence – SA and NT University List

ACT Licensing – Class C Licence – VIC and TAS University List

ACT Licensing – Class C Licence – WA University List

Class B

Building Work (other than specialist building work) in relation to a building which is 3 storeys or lower and basic builder work and the highest grade:

ACT Licensing – Class B Licence – NSW and ACT University List

ACT Licensing – Class B Licence – QLD University List

ACT Licensing – Class B Licence – SA and NT University List

ACT Licensing – Class B Licence – VIC and TAS University List

ACT Licensing – Class B Licence – WA University List

Class A

Building Work (other than specialist building work)

ACT Licensing – Class A Licence – NSW and ACT University List

ACT Licensing – Class A Licence – QLD University List

ACT Licensing – Class A Licence – SA and NT University List

ACT Licensing – Class A Licence – VIC and TAS University List

ACT Licensing – Class A Licence – WA University List

In the case of each of the above 2 years relevant supervisory experience is also required.