Welcome to Live and Learn Pty Ltd

Our Courses

Courses and Fees

Owner builder course NSW $99.00  

Owner builder course NSW plus white card course $139.00  

Owner builder course QLD $99.00  

Owner builder course QLD plus white card course $139.00  

Owner builder course Western Australia $99.00  

Owner builder course W.A. plus white card course $139.00.  


There is no need to pay the course fee until you have submitted your assessment.


There are no hidden fees or charges with our course fees. 


To enrol, simply text your email address to 0407 466 220 and tell us what course (s) you would like to enrol in, and we will send you the course material straight away.  Alternatively, click on the "Enrol now" button below.

NSW Owner Builder Course

To make an application to NSW Fair Trading for a NSW Owner Builder Permit you need to show that you have succesfully completed two courses, namely, the White Card Course (a construction safety course) and the NSW Owner Builder Course.  We offer a package deal for both courses for $139.00.   


The Owner Bulder Course NSW assessment takes around two hours to complete and has a 99% pass rate.     Live and Learn Pty Ltd has been an authorised provider of owner builder courses for NSW Fair Trading since 2009.

Queensland Owner Builder Course

To make an application to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission for an Owner Builder Permit you need to successfully complete the Queensland Owner Builder Course.    


The assessment takes around two to three hours to complete and has a 99% pass rate.     Live and Learn Pty Ltd is a Queensland Building and Construction Commission approved provider of the Queensland Owner Builder Course.

Western Australia Owner Builder Course

To make an application to the Western Australian Department of Commerce for an Owner Builder Permit you need to show that you have succesfully completed the White Card Course (a construction safety course) and a Western Australian Owner Builder Course offered by a registered training organisation.  We offer a package deal for both courses for $139.00.   


The Western Australia Owner Builder Course prepared by Live and Learn Pty Ltd ( a registered training organisation - provider number 91542) covers many aspects of owner building including legislation, work health and safety, owner builder responsibilities, tips and tricks you can utilise to make sure you are getting the best deal from a contractor, energy efficiency, estimating the cost of construction and much more.

White Card Course

The White Card Course is a construction safety course.  Before you can make an application for an owner builder permit in NSW and Western Australia you  must succesfully complete this course otherwise your application will be rejected.


Additionally, before you can enter any construction site in Australia, you MUST have a white card.


The White Card Course is officially known as CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.  A White Card issued from a state or territory of Australia is valid in all other states and territories.

About Us

Live and Learn is a Registered Training Organisation (provider number 91542) situated at Suite 7, 181 Maroubra Road, Maroubra Junction in Sydney, NSW.       


Live and Learn is listed on the federal government register of registered training organisations (see  http://www.training.gov.au ) and  recently received the highest compliance rating from the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the federal government  regulator of registered training organisations.

NSW Fair Trading and the Queensland Building and Construction Commission have approved Live and Learn as an authorised provider of their respective owner builder courses (see http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au  and also see  http://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au ).  The  Western Australia Department of Commerce does not have a register of approved owner builder course providers.

Live and Learn understands that people have busy lives and aims to offer the highest quality education, in the shortest amount of  time, at the most competitive price.  


Our CEO, Leo Ziade, is very passionate about the owner builder industry.  Leo has worked as a construction lawyer for  prominent Australian law firms, has personally been involved in numerous construction projects, and has reached one of the  highest positions in the education and training industry having been engaged as a director of the Construction and Property  Services Industry Skills Council (a federal government advisory body for education requirements for the construction industry in Australia).  Leo was also one of ten federal government trainers for the federal government's Green Loans Program that was  designed to increase energy and water efficiency in homes throughout Australia.

Other Information

Testimonials

Live and Learn is more than just an education provider.  If during the course of your owner builder project you require advice or assistance, we are here to offer you assistance in any way we can.  


On a daily basis we receive great feedback from our students and we look forward to assisting you with your project:


"Thank you very much for the good service.  Much appreciated" - Nik, NSW Owner Builder Course and White Card Course  


"Thanks for the quick turnaround" - Jen, NSW Owner Builder Course and White Card Course  


"Thank you and again much appreciated" - Caroline, NSW Owner Builder Course and White Card Course  


"Thank you so much for your prompt response to my assessment" - Noha, NSW Owner Builder Course and White Card Course 


"Easy and very clear ... I really appreciated your quick and effective assessment" - Andrea, Qld Owner Builder Course and  White Card Course

Contact Us

For prompt assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0407 466 220 or email us at leo@liveandlearn.com.au .

Live and Learn Pty Ltd

Suite 7, 181 Maroubra Road, Maroubra NSW 2035

Ring 0407 466 220

Hours

Mon

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Tue

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Wed

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Thu

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Fri

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Sat

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Sun

7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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