BIF Chapter 3: Payment claims & schedules

Confused by building industry payment laws?

There are more changes coming from 1 July. If you have any questions, or don’t quite understand the ins & outs of the building industry payment laws, you need to come to one of our workshops.

These changes will be here before you know it, and the changes to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF) including new penalties will be in full effect. You need time to make changes to your business processes so you’re ready - we can help you.

Our four-hour livestream interactive workshops have been designed specifically for builders, subcontractors, manufacturers and suppliers to the construction industry. Find out what you need to know to get it right from the get-go and avoid hefty fines and other penalties.

Learn from a Master Builders Members Legal specialist what you need to do to comply, how to protect your right to payment and what contracts you can use to drastically reduce your paperwork.

Eligible students pay just $20 (save $200)^ with funding.
For full funding information, see Course Details below or contact us (participants must work in the building and construction industry to be eligible).^

LIVESTREAM ONLINE INTERACTIVE COURSES - SEE  'UPCOMING DATES'
Workshops and spots are limited – so book your place today!

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Course outline

Chapter 3 of the BIF Act commenced on 17 December 2018 and applies to all projects from $0 and up, residential and commercial projects, civil works and building projects, licensed and unlicensed building work.

It will apply even if you are not in dispute and applies to builders, subcontractors, suppliers, consultants and principals/owners.

There are mandatory obligations with hefty fines and, if you are a QBCC licence holder, disciplinary action as well. It is a complex process that will require you to change the way you run your business to protect yourself.

The session is interactive and will focus on the practical elements of how this chapter of the BIF Act works on day to day activities and will answer questions such as:

  • Which contracts does it apply to?
  • What do I need to put in my contract to protect myself – both as a claimant and as a respondent?
  • What's required for a payment claim and what does it looks like?
  • How do I respond to a payment claim?
  • If I have not been paid, what can I do?

Course details

Duration Four hours
Delivery
  • Livestream online interactive workshops - select dates - see 'Upcoming Dates'
Cost

Full course cost:

  • Members & non-members: $220 (Inc GST)

Funded course cost:

  • Members & non-members: $20 (Inc GST)^

^CSQ funds to a maximum of $200 for this course (participants must work in the building and construction industry to be eligible). You can check your funding eligibility here or call us on 1300 136 002.

EligibilityParticipants must work in the building and construction industry.
Recommended Workshop ProgressFollowing this workshop, we recommended enrolling in a BIF Chapter 3: Adjudication application & responses livestream workshop to further your understanding of Building Industry Payment laws. Learn more here.

This is not a Nationally Recognised Training course.

Upcoming dates

Choose a date and venue that suits you by choosing whether you're eligible for a fully funded option or can take advantage of our member price. Not sure which to choose or no dates that suit? Give us a call on 1300 13 60 02 for assistance or to register your interest for the next course date in your area.

Non-funded

If you are not eligible for funding, choose from the below course options to book. The full price for both members and non-members face-to-face course is $220 (Inc. GST). Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

Funded

If you are eligible for funding, choose from the below course options to book. The funded price for both members and non-members is $20 (Inc. GST)^. Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

^CSQ funds to a maximum of $200 for this course (participants must work in the building and construction industry to be eligible). Call 1300 136 002 to check eligibilty or for more information.


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Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies and Student Handbook prior to enrolment.

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