Residential Building Contracts

Learn how to correctly complete Residential Building Contracts

Master Builders has developed a six-hour training course to help you understand the legal obligations of completing and administering Residential Building Contracts.

Lack of knowledge and understanding of building contracts is the cause of numerous unprofitable building projects. The right contract document completed correctly protects the interests of the builder, client and trade contractor.

Ensure you’re meeting your legal contract obligations. After completing our Residential Building Contracts course, take it a step further and enrol in our Contract Administration course which builds a deeper understanding of contracts.

CSQ funding for small businesses now available.^
For funding information, see Course Details below or contact us (eligibility applies).

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

Lack of knowledge and understanding of building contracts is the cause of numerous unprofitable building projects. The right contract document completed correctly protects the interests of the builder, client and trade contractor.

Ensure you’re meeting your legal contract obligations.

Course outline

The Residential Building Contracts course provides students with information that enables them to understand the legal obligations of completing and administering a Residential Building Contract. The course also covers subcontract agreements and common problems that arise on all contracts.

Topics covered include:

  • Types of Residential Building Contracts
  • General conditions
  • Considerations before providing a quote
  • How to complete a contract
  • Meeting your legal obligations
  • What needs to be done at practical completion
  • Where do things go wrong?
  • Variations
  • Engaging subcontractors

After completing our Residential Building Contracts course, take it a step further and enrol in our Contract Administration course which builds a deeper understanding of contracts.

Course details

CourseResidential Building Contracts 
DurationSix (6) hours
Delivery
  • Online interactive workshop via ZOOM; or
  • Face-to-face workshop - COVID-19 social distancing and hygiene rules apply for all students of face-to-face courses.
Cost

Full course cost:

  • Members: $210 (Inc. GST)
  • Non-members: $250 (Inc. GST)

Funded (small business) course price:^

  • Members & non-members: $50 (Inc. GST)^

^CSQ contributes towards the cost of this course under the small business program. Eligibility criteria applies – enrolling student must be a small business owner or employee of a building and construction business (directly involved in the administrative day-to-day running of the business). A small business is defined as less than 20 employees in the building and construction industry. Click here for more information or call 1300 136 002 to check your eligibility and to enrol.

OutcomeThis is not a Nationally Recognised Training course.
You will receive a Statement of Completion.

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: non-member

If you are not eligible for CSQ small business funding and not a Master Builders member, choose from the below course options to book. The full price for the non-members course is $250 (Inc. GST). Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

Non-funded: member

If you are not eligible for CSQ small business funding but are a Master Builders member, choose from the below course options to book. The full price for the members course is $210 (Inc. GST). Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

Funded: small business

If you are eligible for CSQ small business funding, choose from the below course options to book. The funded price for both members and non-members is $50 (Inc. GST)^. Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

^CSQ contributes towards the cost of this course under the small business program (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).


Terms & conditions

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

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