We use cookies to give you the best experience. By using this site you agree to our Privacy Policy. If you don't consent, you can opt-out by closing your browser tab or navigating to a different site.

Owner Builders Course


Becoming an Owner Builder

If you intend to undertake home building work in NSW valued at over $10,000 you will need an owner–builder permit.

If the work is valued at more than $20,000 you will also need to complete certain units of competency or have the approved equivalent qualifications and experience. Additionally, for any work requiring an owner-builder permit you must hold a current general construction induction training card, also known as a White Card.


Owner-Builder Education Requirement


Cost: $189

Availability: On-line wherever you are and whenever you want. You will need a lap-top or PC with a web-cam

Duration: Approximately 32 hours on average. This course is self-paced

The owner-builder course consists of the following units of competency:

  • CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS, requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specification
  • CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCSUS4001A Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

This course is available through our state-of-the-art e-learning system. The course is presented through on-line multi-media lessons, using innovative web-cam technology that allows you to see and hear the trainer no matter where you are.

The quality lessons have been created by Australia's leading building trainers, teaching you the skills you need to manage your own project.

Certificates are issued by Registered Training Organisation Masters in Building Training RTO No. 40666

Enrol Now


Online Training
Click here for Green Training Online

Live Classroom Training
Want hands-on on-site training for sustainability?


Green Property Professionals
Find a green property professional near you