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RPL Certificate

Getting a trade license in NSW that is recognized in Australia means higher wages and potential promotion, not to mention that you have the best opportunity to work in your specific trade.

Depending on whether you want to supervise or contract work, there are different types of licenses on NSW. These include contractor license, qualified supervisor certificate, and endorsed contractor license.

How to Apply 

After you determine the type of license you want, you can then check the right qualifications. To apply, make sure to lodge the application and payment in-person at the Service NSW centre. 

What You Need

In applying for trade license in NSW, you will need the following forms:

  • Application form (individual)
  • Application Checklist (individual)
  • Additional details form (if applicable)

You will also need to complete the following:

  • Original copy of qualification/s such as your certificate 
  • Proof of identity
  • One passport size photo
  • Details of past compliance issues, criminal offenses, or insolvency matters (if applicable)
  • Details of experience and employment 
  • Details of past and current certificates or licenses
  • Payment 

Fees

Take a look at the following table to get an idea of the fees you need to pay:

Type of License

License Fee

Processing Fee

Total 

Trade work contractor license (1 year)

$161

$151

$312

Trade work contractor license (3 years)

$472

$151

$623

Trade work qualified supervisor (3 years)

$138

$88

$226

How to Get A Builder License in NSW 

With a builder license in NSW, you have the best opportunity to do any residential building work, including decorating, renovating, and repairing. You can also apply a protective treatment to a duplex, flat, townhouse, terrace, or house.

Depending on whether you want to supervise or contract work, there are different types of licenses on NSW. These include contractor license, qualified supervisor certificate, and endorsed contractor license.

How to Apply 

After you determine the type of license you want, you can then check the right qualifications. To apply, make sure to lodge the application and payment in-person at the Service NSW centre. 

What You Need 

In applying for builder license in NSW, you will need the following forms:

  • Application form (individual)
  • Application checklist (individual)
  • Additional details form (if applicable)

You will also need to complete the following:

  • Original copy of qualification/s such as your certificate 
  • Proof of identity
  • One passport size photo
  • Details of past compliance issues, criminal offenses, or insolvency matters (if applicable)
  • Details of experience and employment 
  • Details of past and current certificates or licenses
  • Payment 

Fees

Take a look at the following table to get an idea of the fees you need to pay:

Type of License

License Fee

Processing Fee

Total 

Building contractor license (1 year)

$389

$296

$685

Building contractor license (3 years)

$986

$296

$1282

Building a qualified supervisor certificate (3 years)

$161

$88

$249

Recognition of Prior Learning with Get Certify 

Do you want to use your previous experience to contribute to a qualification? If so, you can take advantage of our RPL Certificate and RPL Assessment programs. That way, it’s a lot easier for you to adopt the trade industry in Australia.

For more information about Get Certify RPL Australia, please call 0470 384 815.

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