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Prepare your VIC Builder License registration

with our specialists step by step.

We can help you Fast-tracking your builder license by taking advantage of our specialised training program, so you can get your license sooner and easier. 

100% online or face to face training with one of our licensed builders.

If you are a project manager, site supervisor, tradie or developer and want to get your Victorian building license, we have the right training program to fast-tracking your building license application. You will feel much more confident during VBA's assessment and interview. Our programs could save a lot of time for you.

Step by Step Learning with one of our Licensed Builders*

Our trainer will enhance your knowledge in Legislation, Codes, Acts, Standards and everything you need to pass the assessment. The in-class mock interview will be exercised base on your own projects or our simulation projects. *Full Program only.

One on One Assistance on your Building License Application Files*

Our trainer will provide one-on-one assistance on your building license application document.

Moreover, our online learning system also provides detailed guidance on your application file preparation. *Full Program only.

24/7 Access into our Online Learning Materials, Mock Interview and Tests

Our learning system includes all real VBA tests, detailed readings, Codes, Acts, Standards, plans, specifications, scheduling, structural principles, and Victoria's only 24/7 online mock interview.

See Our Key Differences
Super Small Sized Class. Only up to 8 Students per Builder/Trainer

Every student is unique, so we only run the small-sized class to allow every student to get enough time to ask and learn during the program. Full Program only.

Online Access to 500+ Real VBA Test Questions and Mock Interview

We know the flexibility is one of the most important things for people in this industry. We not only allow you to access to test questions online but also 24/7 online access to the tailored mock interview. 

As a Registered Training Organisation, Quality is Assured.

Most of the knowledge for builder license application is from Certificate IV and Diploma courses.

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID: 45276) specialised in building and construction training, we have better resources and quality standards for this training program.

How it Works
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VBA Test Pack

Give you 24/7 access to 500+ VBA test questions and more.

100% online.



12 months 24/7 Access to:

VBA Mock Questions

  • 500+ real VBA questions from our online learning system for 12 months 24/7 anywhere.

  • Fault finding diagrams

  • Exercise range of structural drawing

Range of Videos

  • Access to a range of videos on demonstrating building structural knowledge.

Relevant Australian Standards

  • We make a range of Australian Standards documents available to you through the online learning system.

National Construction Code

  • National Construction Code 2016 and 2019 are available to download from our online learning system.

Relevant Acts and Regulations

  • Relevant Acts and Regulations are available to download from our online learning system.

Money-Back Guarantee if not Pass VBA Online Test***

  • We will give a full refund if you don't pass the VBA's online test.

Student in Library

Full Self Study Pack

Everything in VBA Test Pack, plus other self study materials and mock online interview.

100% online.



Everything in VBA Test Pack plus 12 months 24/7 Access to:

Online Mock Interview

  • We provide many interview questions in our learning system, so you can mock interview in our online learning system in form of video response. Feedback will be given by our qualified trainers.

Fault Finding Diagrams

  • Exercise the skill on reading and interpreting plans and specifications. Answer will be review by one of our qualified trainer.

Detailed Theory Readings

  • Some necessary detailed theory readings from our Certificate IV and Diploma courses are made available to you, such as structural principle, building codes, on-site supervision, tender documentation, read and interpret plans and specifications, so you will find lacked knowledge from these readings.

Project Schedule Template

  • Allow you to exercise on how to prepare a project schedule. You will also need this for builder license application. Answer will be reviewed by one of our qualified trainers.

Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS)

  • Allow you to exercise on how to prepare a SWMS. Answer will be reviewed by one of our qualified trainers.

Online Guidance on your Application File Preparation

  • We have detailed online guidance to assist your application file preparation. Your prepared application files will be reviewed by one of our qualified trainers.

Money-Back Guarantee if not Pass VBA Online Test***

  • We will give a full refund if you don't pass the VBA's online test.

Couple and Builder

Full Program

Everything in Full Self Study Pack, plus face to face training with highly experienced builder or project manager*. 

3 hours per week for 13 weeks.



Everything in Full Self Study Pack plus:

Training by Licensed Builder*

  • Our face to face training is delivered by one of our licensed builders through a 3 hours per week for 13 weeks program.

Experience from Licensed Builder*

  • Unlike some other builder license registration program providers who just let student study general questions and answers in their class, as an RTO specialised in building and construction training, we have better resources and experienced trainers equipped to support your study. Our face to face training session not only allow student to go through the VBA test questions, but provide a lot of simulation and real life construction projects, and a lot of real experience from a licensed builder or project manager.

Mock Interview with Licensed Builder*

  • You will exercise your interview skill with a licensed builder.

One on One Assist on Application File Preparation

  • One of our qualified staffs will assist you in preparing your application documents

Re-attend the Class if not Pass the VBA Assessment**

  • We will allow you to re-attend our training for no extra cost in 2 years (since first training session) if you don't pass the VBA's test and interview.**

Multiple Language Delivery

  • Our training program can be delivered in either English or Mandarin. Only highly experienced licensed builder or project manager will be arranged in this program. 

All Builders Registration Program offered by Origin Institute subject to terms and conditions below.

All indicated price is GST inclusive.

*Usually, our Full Program will be delivered by an experienced license builder with minimum 10 projects experience. 

However, sometimes, we may arrange an experienced project manager to deliver our Full Program as well. If a project manager is used in our Full Program, our minimum experience requirements are having minimum 15 years in PM experience, holding at least Certificate IV or Diploma in/of Building and Construction (Building) qualification and holding a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or higher.

Please contact us for more details of the trainer in your class.

Our strict experience requirements for trainers can ensure that our training program will be delivered at the highest quality standard.

**Subject to the availability of our class.

*** Terms and Conditions apply.

Do you need prescribed units for Domestic Builder -Limited licence application?

  • CPCCBC4026A - Arrange building application and approvals

  • CPCCBC4003A - Select and prepare a construction contract

  • CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour and materials schedules for ordering

Builder License Application Process


Work experience and Qualification

  • Have appropriate building and construction qualification: CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

  • Must have at least three years relevant industry experience and at least 3 building projects you have managed in past 7 years.


Prepare Application Documents

The VBA application has various sections including: 

  • Personal Details

  • Relevant Qualification (Certified)

  • Building Employment History

  • Your Past Project Work

  • 3 Project in last 7 years and their Component of Building Work

  • Technical Referee Report completed by one or more DB-U

  • Police Check from Fit2work

  • Declaration

  • Photos


Successful Application submission

The VBA will write to you giving notice that your application has been accepted or if it requires further attention.


Waiting for test

Usually 8 - 12 weeks.


You should have a good study plan before the interview and test. Don't expect to pass if you don't devote the time.

Our program is designed to help you to handle the interview and test more confidently.


vba test

You will need to achieve a score of 70% to pass the VBA assessment.



This is likely to be a 2-3 hours assessment on the five components:

  • Building technology

  • Business management

  • Building works management (operational and supervision)

  • Legislation & constracts


Assessor feedback

Take instructions from the assessor as to whether or not he is going to recommend you for registration, or whether or not you need to take further steps.


Share & Use

Let's catch up and review how the assessment went, this is where we capture new questions or changes that the VBA have implemented.

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