Contractors Licence Business Units ($780)


ATEC can assist you in meeting the business knowledge requirements to be granted a Contractor’s licence (builder, plumber, gas fitter, and electrician) with this course. 

Who needs to be licensed?

A person must be licensed as a building contractor to carry on the business of either:

  • performing building work for others
  • performing building work with a view to the sale or letting of land or buildings improved by that work.

Who should enrol?

Any person or business operating as a building work contractor must be licensed, including sub-contractors.

All partners in a partnership must hold their own licences, even if they do not physically perform building work.

The two nationally recognised competencies identified in ‘Course Content’ below, fulfil Option 2 of Consumer and Business Services’ (CBS) Business Criteria for Contractors: companies and individuals under the following acts:

  • Building Work Contractors Act 1995
  • Plumbers Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995
  • Security and Investigation Industry Act 1995

Course Cost

  • $780 (GST exempt) per person
  • $380 (GST exempt) per person with valid CITB Number

Course Duration

One week block

  • Monday to Thursday – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Friday – 8:00am to 2:30pm

Course Content

Participants will attend 5 days training and study the following units of competency from the Business Services Training Package:

  • BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finances

Course Pre-requisites

There are no mandated pre-requisites for this course.


Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

  • BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business; and
  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finances

Please note:

ATEC are only able to train and assess in the nationally accredited competencies you will still need to contact CBS to fulfil the licencing guidelines and pay their corresponding fees.

Details are available here:

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to be supplied by participant

  • Closed in shoes

Course Locations

Ottoway Trade Training Centre                      Lonsdale Trade Training Centre

275 Grand Junction Road                               5 Refinery Road

OTTOWAY  SA  5013                                     LONSDALE  SA  5160

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How to Apply

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Payment Methods

Courses must be paid prior to commencement unless alternative arrangements have been made. Statements may be withheld until payment has been received. Note: Fees and Refund Policy applies.

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Course Dates

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Start DateLocationCost
Mon 06 Nov 2017 at 8:00AM 5 classes 2 units OTTOWAY $780.00 Enrol