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Online Owner Builder Course

CODE: SR2011/01

Price: $189.00

The NSW Owner Builder Course - is approved by NSW Fair Trading and is mandatory for all owner builder applicants where the work is more than $20,000.

When do I need an Owner Builder Permit?

As per NSW Fair Trading :

An Owner Builder Permit is required when doing any work (including supervision and co-ordination) involved in the construction of, or alterations, repairs or additions to, a dwelling (which includes a house, terrace, town-house, garage, swimming pool and certain other structures and improvements) which exceeds $20,000 (including material and labour).

This course was designed for those persons wishing to become owner builders in NSW.

How long is the course duration ? The course duration will vary for individual participants depending on their experience and individual skill level. The nominal course duration for the NSW approved Owner Builder Course is deemed to be approx. 40 - 60 hours, although many participants are expected to complete this course much faster as they are able to draw upon prior knowledge and experience.



Can I attempt the assessment any time ? Yes - if participants believe they already have existing underpinning knowledge and skills, they can begin the assessment any time. All students have immediate access to the course material and assessment.

Is this is an "Open Book" assessment ? Yes. Our Multi Award nominated course offers resources such as immediate comprehensive course manuals , resources , a course notes panel, animations, fun interactions and videos to help guide your learning. 

Does the SAFE RITE owner builder course also have student support ? Yes. You can contact us 7 days a week (6 AM to 10 PM). 

How long is the assessment only ? - Nominal duration of the assessment is 4 - 8 hours.

How do I know that SAFE RITE is a high quality Registered Training Organisation (RTO) ? We are Australia's only multi award nominated course, as well as being the first Australian RTO , training college or university to have developed and patented anti fraud and anti corruption biometric e-Learning technology to protect students and those participating in online learning. 

Has SAFE RITE been successfully audited to ensure it meets the Australian Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTO's) 2015 ?  YES - SAFE RITE  was successfully audited in October 2018.



The NSW Owner Builder Course consists of 3 Modules:
Module 1 Plan and Organise Work / Workplace Communication
Module 2 Work Health and Safety (WHS)
Module 3 Read & Interpret Plans / Basic Estimating

Unit codeTitle


Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans
CPCCCM1011A Undertake basic estimation and costing
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

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