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Contractors Management Program Building Victoria

Australian Nationally Recognised TraininThis program is designed specifically for contractors wishing to complete the Domestic Builder – Limited Business Management Criteria when applying for registration as a DBL in Victoria. The successful completion of the program will result in the issue of a Statement of Attainment for:

  • BSBSMB401A – Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements for Small Business, and
  • CPCCBC4009A – Apply Legal Requirements to Building and Construction Projects.

This will assist you to meet, in part, the requirements of the Victorian Building Authority registration process.

Course content includes:


  • Business Structures
  • Business Names
  • ABN and GST
  • Buy or Lease Business Premises
  • Environmental Controls
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property
  • Australian Patents and Trade Marks
  • Licensing in the Construction Industry


  • Business Insurance
  • Queensland Home Warranty Scheme
  • WorkCover and Workers Compensation
  • Injury Management and Return to Work

Financial Issues

  • Charge Out and Break Even
  • Developing the Cash Flow
  • Purchasing Plant and Equipment
  • Applying for Finance
  • Introduction to Financial Records
  • Taxation
  • Evaluating Financial Statements


  • Legislation
  • Consultation
  • First Aid
  • PPE
  • Safety Signs
  • Australian Standards
  • Codes of Practice
  • Risk Management


  • Australian Consumer Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Queensland Contract Requirements
  • Types of Building Contracts
  • Security of Payments
  • Dispute Resolution


  • Drawings and Specifications
  • Preparation of the Estimate
  • Preparation of the Quotation

Site Personnel

  • Site Personnel
  • Industrial Relations – Fair Work Australia
  • Equal Employment Opportunities

Discovering Marketing

  • Marketing Basics
  • Promotion and Advertising
  • Promotional Budget

Business Planning

  • Business Plans
  • Business Profiles
  • How to Write the Plan


  • Legislation
  • Standards
  • Codes
  • Boundaries
  • Permits
  • Service Guidelines
  • Dilapidation Reports
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Building Classifications
  • Site/Soil Classifications

Delivery Strategy: Blended Workshop and Distance Learning

Learn in your own time and enjoy the full support of the Back to Basics Student Relationship Team. People who have not completed any study for many years have found this method of learning builds confidence and successful outcomes.

Each student is assured of professional support from BTB’s experienced personnel. BTB’s trainers are available to assist you as a student via email, in writing, or by telephone throughout the duration of the course. All of our tutors are qualified and have up to date ‘hands on’ industry knowledge.

Assessment Process:

  1. Open Book Questionnaire
  2. Assessment Task – Prepare a Business Profile

The Assessment Task is designed to assist you with your application for the registration for DBL in Victoria.