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Commercial builders registration Victoria

Take on bigger projects & boost your earning potential

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Commercial builder training

We specialise in commercial building and provide high-level training to help people get their commercial registrations in structural, non structural, low rise, high rise and other commercial sub-classes.

  • We’ll prepare and submit your application on your behalf
  • You’ll receive expert training from qualified builders
  • Complete in-depth interview simulations with a former VBA assessor
  • Choose from a range of training options
No Cert IV necessary
400+ builders currently in training
10+ years of experience
Flexible training options
2,100+ total registrations
Get pre-approval in 1 minute
Team of 25+ industry experts
Dedicated Client Support Officer

Commercial registration made easy

Commercially registered building practitioners manage and arrange all aspects of building work for commercial buildings and structures (such as factories, retail, and accommodation). Many of our domestic builder students go on to become commercial builders after achieving their DB-U and getting some commercial experience, which enables them to take on commercial building work as well as domestic.

With a commercial licence, you can:

  • Open the door to more building opportunities 
  • Take on more profitable jobs
  • Broaden your skill set
  • Take your building career to the next level
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Commercial builder classes in Victoria

There are 11 classes of commercial registrations as stated by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA). Select your preferred registration class below and speak to our team to learn more.

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What you can do as a commercial builder

Apply for building permits
High earning potential
Develop project plans
Progress your career in construction
Supervise the construction of structural components
Coordinate and manage subcontractors
Ensure building & safety compliance
Undertake & manage all building work in-line with your commercial licence

Meet our registered builders

Hear how our past students went from working as tradies to completing projects as registered builders.

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Steps to achieving your Victorian builders registration

The commercial process is a lot easier than people think, especially when you are supported by our team of building and licensing specialists every step of the way.

Get pre-approval or a future pathway

Complete our 60-second eligibility check to see if you meet the requirements for commercial registration. If you’re not there yet, we’ll send you a roadmap for achieving pre-approval.

Choose your commercial licence training course

Select the commercial registration class you want to obtain followed by the training delivery method, such as classroom, personal coaching, or Zoom.

Study for you licence

We'll guide you through your course study options and help you get as prepared as you can ever be for your assessments.

Submit VBA application

We’ll work closely with you to gather all the necessary documents before submitting your application form to the Victorian Building Authority.

Complete assessments

Once you pass your application, assessment, and interview, you’ll officially be a registered builder in the commercial building and construction industry in VIC.

Take the first step

Speak to our team of building and licensing specialists during office hours and we’ll call you back within 5 minutes.

Eligibility criteria for commercial builder registrations

We make sure you hit all the prerequisites before you start training for your commercial licence so that you have the best chance of passing first time. If you’re not quite eligible, we can still help - we’ll establish the quickest path forward so you can qualify for pre-approval.

Qualifications

Industry certifications

Applicants should have the same competencies needed for domestic building work. Most commercial licences do not require a Certificate IV or Diploma, however formal qualifications are required for CB-U licences.

Experience

Evidence of practical experience

Before you can apply for registration, you must have completed three commercial projects with a registered commercial builder, have practical experience in the class you’re applying for, and provide a reference from a commercial builder registered in the same or higher class than you are applying for.

Eligibility criteria for commercial builder registrations

We make sure you hit all the prerequisites before you start training for your commercial licence so that you have the best chance of passing first time. If you’re not quite eligible, we can still help - we’ll establish the quickest path forward so you can qualify for pre-approval.

Qualifications

Industry certifications

Applicants should have the same competencies needed for domestic building work. Most commercial licences do not require a Certificate IV or Diploma, however formal qualifications are required for CB-U licences.

Experience

Evidence of practical experience

Before you can apply for registration, you must have completed three commercial projects with a registered commercial builder, have practical experience in the class you’re applying for, and provide a reference from a commercial builder registered in the same or higher class than you are applying for.

Chris, Sarah and the team at 'Builder Registration' provided fantastic support with the educational requirements and submission of my application for DB-U registration. They made this daunting process so clear and easy for me to navigate which resulted in me obtaining my DB-U successfully! I highly recommend the services of 'Builder Registration' if you are considering becoming a registered builder.

Steve Taranto
Steve Taranto
DB-U 75577

Choose how you train

With our dynamic training methods, you can pick the delivery style that best suits you.

Our courses

Commercial builder registration fees

With tailored training, professional guidance, and personal study, you’ll have everything you need to gain your registration. It’s certainly an investment, but one that will set you up for life.

Flexible payment plans

Opt for a monthly payment plan that suits your budget.

No hidden fees

We’re transparent with our prices so you’ll never be out of pocket.

Pay upfront and save

Save $495 when you pay your commercial registration training fees in full.

Commercial builder training

$6,995
 
inc GST
Train with Builder Registration and start your journey to becoming a registered commercial builder in Victoria.

Includes:

  • Entire application form handling 
  • Custom-designed training materials
  • Multiple training options
  • VBA knowledge and interview tips
  • Tailored training for niche registrations
  • Ongoing support post-registration
Speak to an expert

Say hello to our expert training team

Learn from some of the best in the construction industry. Our trainers are also qualified builders who will equip you with the knowledge requirements and skills to get registered.

Colin Brewer

Chairman and Director
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Colin is a qualified trainer and registered builder who is passionate about helping other builders change their lives.

Chris Arundel

Trainer
DB-U 63939
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Chris has two decades of building experience and a strong passion for property development.

Raj Girdhar

Trainer
DB-U 66839
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Raj came through Builder Registration in 2019 and has years of experience in property development and construction.

Billy Ellis

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James Anasta

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Achille Costabile

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Chris Jones

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Gary Lee

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Nagy Mourad

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Rob Ventra

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Taylor Borg

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FAQs

Here are some of our most commonly asked questions about applying for commercial builder registrations in Victoria.

Contact us

1300 438 734
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Head office: 1 Citrus St, Braeside VIC 3195

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Our training locations

Braeside

South East
1 Citrus St, Braeside,
VIC 3195

Frankston

South East
111 Cranbourne-Frankston Road, Frankston, VIC 3910

Nunawading

East
96-106 Springvale Road, Nunawading, VIC 3131

Greensborough

North East
1 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough VIC 3088

Werribee

South West
601 Heaths Road, Werribee, VIC 3030

Moonee Ponds

North West
7 Feehan Avenue, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039

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