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Registration Assistance Services

Master Builders offers assistance throughout the entire registration process, as follows: 

  • Assessment of your existing skills and experience
  • Guidance on what class of registration may be suitable for you
  • Recommendation of courses and which may help you to fill gaps in your knowledge
  • Free Domestic and Commercial workshops to guide you on how to prepare your application
  • Professional Development workshops to brush up on key topics that the assessors will focus on
  • Study sessions to help you prepare for the electronic examination and face to face assessment
  • Master Builders' Insurance Services can provide domestic builder insurance and letter of eligibility
  • Advice and guidance from experienced registration advisors throughout the process and beyond


Builder Registration workshops are now available as virtual classes 

The health and safety of our members and team is always our top priority. Master Builders have brought into effect the following measures to ensure the safety of all our members, trainers and other team members, all face to face classes and workshops will be taught virtually using our Zoom platform. This will be in effect until 1 June 2020, with weekly reviews as the situation progresses.

We are pleased to announce that our members-only 8-step Builder Registration Program will continue to run as a virtual classroom This will allow members to begin and continue their studies with as minimal disruption as possible.

Master Builders Victoria Builders Registration Program

Our program has been to designed to help you prepare for registration, exam and interview conditions.
The program is made up of three tiers--  Bronze, Silver and Gold-- so you are able to choose the package that works best for you.

The Bronze package is free with your membership. This tier gives you access to the application workshop and a review of your application and submission to the VBA as well as two study sessions: one to prep you for the computer test and plan reading assessment and one to assist you before your interview at the VBA.

 The Silver package is $2,750 and includes the bronze package and the additional 8-week intensive study program including technical and legislation study packs along with plan reading exercises and access to a suite of online practice tests.

The Gold package is $3,500 and includes the silver package plus the additional simulated examinations so you can practice sitting the computer-based test and plan reading exercise and the interview in a simulated environment. With the gold package we will help to prepare your application and evidence portfolio along with the application for Domestic Builder Insurance to achieve your Letter of Eligibility. We’ll also supply an electronic copy of the application for study purposes.

Our next workshop program begins on 4 June 2020. Please email [email protected] if you would like to enrol or call (03) 9411 4555 to find out more.

Online Simulated Practice VBA test

We understand that exams can be stressful, especially when the next step in your career hinges on the outcome of your test at the Victorian Building Authority.

To help prepare you for your computer-based test with the Victorian Building Authority, Master Builders is offering prospective domestic and commercial builders a new online tool to assist with strengthening your knowledge and increasing your confidence in test situations.

Included in this package, you will receive:

  • Individual login to our online system
  • National Construction Code tests
  • Legislation and Business tests
  • Additional randomised tests
  • Ability to review your answers

The cost of this package is $420, with 3 months access and unlimited test attempts within this period.

To purchase this online package please call our registration team on  (03) 9411 4555 or email [email protected]

Training options to help you gain your registration

We get a lot of members enquiring about what course they should do to help them gain their registration. We have summarised the different courses that are available to help members get registered.

This table below gives a clear understanding and overview of the course and program options available for builders seeking registration.

If you would like a more in-depth overview or to enrol into one of our courses, please contact our training team on 03 9411 4555 or email [email protected]



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