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As an industry underpinned by danger and risk, mining in Australia requires a qualified workforce capable of assessing and dealing with danger. This is elevated by a skilled team of work health and safety (WHS) professionals that guide, implement, and generate safety measures. Within the mining industry, these measures are 10x the standard of typical […]

Decarbonisation of the Australian Mining Industry Ahead of 2050

Australia is one of the world’s leading producers of critical mineral substances, forming the backbone of our economy. Our iron ores contribute approximately $130 billion annually as our largest export and mining endeavour. Mining giants, Rio Tinto and BHP profit incredibly from this being the main exporters of iron ore in the country. Their mining […]

Avoid Paying Extra To Apply For Your Builders Licence

Are you an unlicensed builder who needs to complete a building course to be eligible to apply for your builders licence? Did you know the longer you put it off the more it will cost you? The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has announced changes to two building courses, with extra units added to the […]

3 Things You Need To Know About Licensing

Have you been thinking about applying for your builders licence but the process seems daunting and confusing? Before you get started on your application, here are 3 things you need to know about licensing. 1. The process and requirements vary from state to state Each state and territory has a different set of requirements to […]

QBCC Issues Public Warning: Make Sure You Have Your QBCC Licence

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) has issued a public warning over unlicensed building work being done in the Cairns region in north Queensland. The QBCC has also urged consumers only to hire tradies or companies who hold the appropriate QBCC licence. If you are an unlicensed builder, here’s what you need to know. […]

7 Things You Should Know Before Renovating Someone’s Home As A Tradie

Did you know Australians are spending record amounts on home renovations? Are you a tradie who is interested in doing home renovations, but you aren’t quite sure what the technical and legal requirements are? Learn what you need to know before doing home renovations for someone. 1. BE OPEN AND HONEST It’s more than likely […]

Aspire To Become A Licensed Builder In Queensland?

ASPIRE TO BECOME A LICENSED BUILDER IN QUEENSLAND? YOU NEED A BUILDER SITE SUPERVISOR LICENCE! Queensland is the only state that offers a Site Supervisor level of licence. The Site Supervisor licence is basically a “P Plate” builder licence providing an employment pathway for people aspiring to obtain a full builders licence. A Site Supervisor […]

Do You Need A QBCC Company Licence? Don’t Get Caught!

All construction and building work undertaken in Queensland requires the correct licence for the individual or company wishing to undertake the work. It’s important to ensure you have the right licence, approved and issued by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), to continue operating in the building industry in Queensland. An issue that can […]

Who Is An Acceptable Referee For A Builder’s Licence?

When applying for a builder’s licence, you must show evidence that supports your claim of building supervisory and management experience. A critical component of that evidence is the provision of reference statements from other licensed builders and/or professional practitioners. All states and territories require referees to support your builders licence application. Each licensing body has differing […]

Common Pit Falls When Applying For A Builder’s Licence

You have the experience, you have the qualifications, and you have industry support through professional colleagues willing to vouch for your abilities and eligibility.  Considering you can meet all the requirements; it should be a relatively straight forward process.  Unfortunately, many people struggle with understanding exactly what level and sort of documentation needs to be […]

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