Legal Obligations

This course is delivered and assessed by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no. 3935). On successful completion of all course requirements, including assessment and attendance, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no. 3935).

For detailed course information including course structure, units of competency, learning outcomes, entry requirements, fee options and more, read our Course Information Sheet.

Course Overview

This course is suitable if you are a qualified tradesperson, registered builder, site managers, construction managers or other building professional involved in the selection and preparation of major domestic building contracts.

By undertaking this course, you will develop an understanding of the legislative requirements applicable to the building industry. The importance of completing the correct building contract for each project is also covered. Practical aspects of this course include instruction in ensuring financial transactions (such as payroll and GST systems) are compliant with legislation, scheduling progress payments, aspects of contract administration, terminating a contract, dealing with customer complaints and prevention of legal action. You will gain the skills and knowledge to:

  • Select and prepare contracts for commercial and residential construction projects
  • Apply legal requirements to residential and commercial building and construction projects
  • Meet licensing requirements, complying with financial and insurance laws and meeting the conditions of building contract
  • Administer a range of documents related to the contract and identify causes of breach of contract
    This short course forms part of the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

    Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
    Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects