Welcome to the Consumer and Business Services (CBS) occupational licensing system. Information relevant to the building industry has been collated on this welcome page to help you with any questions may have. The CBS licensing and registration team are available if you need further assistance.
Managing my licence
To maintain your licence you need to lodge an annual or periodic renewal and inform CBS of relevant changes and events. This is useful if you want to change or upgrade your licence conditions or change from an individual to a company licence. Many applications can be completed online.
Contact us: CBS licensing and registration via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone 131 882.
Working in the building industry
Relevant forms and fact sheets helpful for workers in the building industry are available below.
General and business advice
As a new licensee, you may be considering starting your own business. Understanding your rights and responsibilities as a business owner can potentially avoid disputes with your customers and suppliers.
Responsibilities of builders and tradespeople – insurance, contracts, deposits/payments, warranties, advertising
Security of payment – Building and construction industry
Office of the Small Business Commissioner – advice and dispute resolution for business to business transactions
A range of information is available about your occupation and licensing in general. Some useful links are included below.
Find a licence holder (CBS licensing public register)
CBS news and updates – subscribe and view CBS quarterly newsletter (CBS Connect) and other news