Basic Contract Law

Provider Pointsbuild
Course Outcome 2 CPD points + certificate
Study Mode Online
Duration 2 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $65.00
  • What you'll learn


    The online Basic Contract Law short course, offered through Pointsbuild, is designed to provide building professionals with a basic overview of building contracts and their significance.

    The course teaches participants about when a contract is necessary and how to draw up various types, according to the type of work you are engaging in. You will also be trained to understand what your legal requirements are in complying with a contract.

    This is a self-assessed course, meaning you can work through the learning material at your own pace.

  • Ideal for


    This course is aimed at licensed builders looking to undergo compulsory CPD as part of the licence renewal process.

  • Career Outcomes


    This short course will help you to gain a basic understanding of building contracts and their requirements, including:

    • Why a contract is written
    • When a contract is required
    • What should be covered in a contract
    • The importance of complying with a contract
    • How NSW Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and Housing Industry Association (HIA) contracts work
  • Course Content

    • Making a contract
    • Performing the contract
    • Common residential building contracts
    • OFT and HIA contracts generally
    • Commercial building contracts
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  • Why Pointsbuild?


    Pointsbuild is Australia’s leading online course provider for the construction and building industry, offering access to a range of certified CPD courses for builders, architects, assessors and certifiers alike.

    If you’re a building professional who is short on time but you need to gain further credentials, Pointsbuild is the ideal fit for you. Courses are nationally accredited, taught by leading professionals and delivered online for your convenience.

    Pointsbuild has also partnered with peak industry bodies such as the Master Builders Association of New South Wales, the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) and Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) to ensure you walk away with a highly practical and industry-relevant qualification.

    One of Australia’s leading continuing professional development (CPD) providers, Pointsbuild offers builders the opportunity to undertake online, compliance-based training to improve their skills.

    All builders located in NSW are required to complete 12 points of CPD activity per year before renewing their licence. Studying with Pointsbuild will allow you to achieve your CPD points whilst taking advantage of the convenience and low cost of distance education, and gaining access to a team of industry experts.