Skip to main content

Licensing and registration

Understand the requirements that apply to you as an individual to hold a licence.

Licensing and registration for home builders

Each state and territory has different licensing and registration requirements builders, trade contractors, and related professionals such as building surveyors, engineers, planners and building designers.

It is important that you understand the requirements that apply to you as an individual to hold a licence or be registered. In some states, you also need to have your business licensed or registered.

Ask the experts

HIA’s Building and Planning Services team work across Australia to help members understand rules and regulations, and get DA approval. More

You can learn more about the requirements in your state by reviewing HIA information sheets.

Licensing and registration information sheets (member login required)

More information sheets

Training and professional development

As a registered training organisation HIA offers a wide-range of industry relevant and nationally recognised building qualifications. More about training