We offer the Tasmanian Owner Builder Course
In order to become an owner-builder in TAS, you must complete an approved owner-builder course. The ABE TAS Owner-Builder Course is approved by Workplace Standards Tasmania and will provide you with the educational requirements mandated to apply for your owner-builder permit.
A construction induction White Card (CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) is a mandatory requirement by TAS Department of Justice when applying for an owner builder permit. If you need a White Card as well, you will be given the option to register upon completion of the owner builder course registration.
ABE Education is an accredited RTO provider of construction industry training programs specialising in owner builder courses, construction safety and the continuing professional development of building professionals (CPD).
Our TAS owner builder course has been designed and developed with comprehensive and collaborative industry engagement including the Tasmania Department of Justice and specialist owner builder insurance brokers and represent current best practice in the construction sector.
Our courses are hosted on an award winning online LMS platform and our goal is to provide you with a flexible training program that gets you the training you need when and where you need it 24/7.
At registration we assist by introducing you to specialist owner builder insurance brokers who guarantee best prices for your mandatory and highly recommended project insurances including the soon to be introduced public liability insurance.
ABE Education CEO is a builder/ project manager and an expert witness in building disputes. He is a sitting member on national building standards and also co-authored ‘Your Home 99 Q&As From The Experts’ which answers all the questions people ask when they are buying, selling, building or renovating a home or an investment property.
For more information on applying for Tasmania Owner Builder Permit - download owner builder permit application form
First Home Owner Grant (FHOG)
The First Home Owner Grant is a one-off payment for eligible first home buyers/builders in Tasmania.
From and including 1 January 2016, the FHOG payment is set at $20,000 for eligible purchasers of new homes (for example a spec home), homes off the plan and owner/builder homes.
The payment will revert to $10,000 for transactions entered into after 1 July 2017.
Legislation will be introduced to underpin the new measure. Before that legislation comes into effect, the higher level of grant will be implemented by administrative arrangements (a Grant Deed).
For more information please read the First Home Owner Grant - Guideline