Apply for a licence

Apply for an occupational licence

Before you apply

An occupational licence is a licence (or registration) that you must have to carry out the following work as an employee.  It is generally from an organisation other than the QBCC – :

Re-applying for a licence

If you've previously held a licence and you want to re-apply, find out about your options - Renew, update or surrender your licence

Occupational licences and contracting

  • with an occupational licence, you can carry out occupational work as an employee of a person who holds a QBCC contractor licence in that class
  • if you want to carry out occupational work directly for builders or homeowners, you must also hold a QBCC trade contractor licence in that class.

See applying for a trade contractor licence for more information.