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QBCC Managerial Course

Complete the BSBESB402 course today and get your Trade Contractors licence

Learn how to establish the legal requirements and risk management practices that apply to your business and industry with the managerial course, BSBESB402 – Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of New Business Ventures.

Become a licensed trade subcontractor or nominee supervisor with this nationally recognised unit of competency, approved by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).



This course is 100% online and self-paced allowing you to fit your training into your work, family, and social commitments. Our accessible trade-qualified and experienced trainer is there to support you throughout the course.


  • Qualified tradespersons (newly graduated apprentices) who are applying to be registered as a licenced subcontractor, trade contractor or nominee supervisor with QBCC
  • Electricians applying for an electrical contractor’s licence from the Electrical Safety Office (ESO)
  • Anyone seeking to become a Qualified Business Person (QBP)


The course requires:

  • Access to the internet
  • A computer, tablet or mobile device
  • A Unique Student Identifier (USI). Apply for a USI at usi.gov.au

We recommend an English Language, Literacy and Numeracy skill level of at least 3 for this course.

If you are concerned about any of the above requirements, please call us on 1300 579 808 to discuss your concerns and find out what support options are available.


This course covers the following 11 parts:

  • Part 1: Legal business structures
  • Part 2: Legislative and regulatory requirements for business structures
  • Part 3: Business and workplace practices and processes
  • Part 4: Compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Part 5: Storing and maintaining legal documents and business records
  • Part 6: Identifying non-compliance and taking corrective actions
  • Part 7: Determining procurement rights
  • Part 8: Negotiating procurement rights & completing contractual arrangements
  • Part 9: Business risk management requirements
  • Part 10: Mitigating business risks
  • Part 11: Assignments (5 practical assignments)


There are 5 practical assignments to complete. You must complete and pass all assessments to complete the course and attain the certification.




$265 (GST Free)


40 nominal hours, self paced


Start any time


The following unit will be awarded to successful participants in this course:
BSBESB402 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

About the QBCC Trade Contractors licence

The QBCC regulates who can start a contracting business in Queensland for the building and construction trades.

Tradespeople who are applying for a contractor or nominee supervisor licence in any of the trade contractor classes must submit a completed contractor or nominee supervisor (trade classes) licence application form.

You will need to apply for a QBCC licence before you can begin construction work in Queensland, even if you have a licence from another state.

When do you need a QBCC Trade Contractor licence?

You need to complete the QBCC managerial course if you are an individual (sole trader, partner, or trustee) or a company who subcontracts in Queensland to a licenced builder or a licenced building inspector.

Check whether you need a QBCC licence if you carry out any building work, including work involving:

  • Hydraulics services design
  • Drainage
  • Plumbing and Drainage
  • Gas Fitting
  • Termite Management - Chemical
  • Fire Protection
  • Completed residential building inspection
  • Building - low rise, medium rise, and open Site Classification.


Learner support

If you have learning or physical needs, including difficulties accessing a computer or the internet, or English Language, Literacy or Numeracy (LL&N) needs, please contact us prior to attending your course and we can discuss suitable support options.

If you are concerned that your language, literacy or numeracy skills will not be sufficient to complete the course, please complete our free, online interactive LL&N assessment. You will need to create an account and log in. We will contact you to discuss your results and any support we can provide or refer you to other suitable support agencies.

Why Choose Inscope Training?

Instant Certificate

Instant Certificate

Receive your Statement of Attainment certificate as soon as you complete the course.

100% online

100% Online

Learn at your own pace online, no need to visit a classroom.

Accessible Trainers

Accessible Trainers

Our accessible trade-qualified and experienced trainer provides timely support throughout the course.

QBCC Approved

QBCC approved

Nationally accredited course.

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