Legal Obligations

    This course is currently in transition and the course title and units of competency may change. Further information will be published on our website, provided at course enrolment or, for current students, communicated during your studies. To speak to a member of the team about these changes, please contact Master Builders Victoria on 03 9411 4555

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

    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.

    Students undertaking this course 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. Students will gain the skills and knowledge to:

    • Identify and analyse the essential elements, sections and clauses of a business contract
    • Select and prepare the appropriate contract for the works to be undertaken
    • Apply relevant legislation, regulations and standards to work in the building and construction industry
    • Apply industrial relations obligations and dispute resolution processes onsite.
      For detailed course information including course structure, units of competency, learning outcomes, entry requirements, fee options and more, read our Course Information Sheet.

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