Owner Builder Video Series. Ep 2. Permits & the Owner Builder Course!

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    Smile Owner Builder Video Series. Ep 2. Permits & the Owner Builder Course!

    G'day Guys.

    My Beach Shack Reno is gaining momentum and in this video, Episode 2, we take a look at the tedious process of obtaining Permits and completing your Owner Builder Course. Check it out and let me know what you think. Here's the Link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI13AjH6gQw

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    Course? I thought you were in Victoria... is a course now required here too?

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    No need for a course here in Vic Just a form and about $80 a few months ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joynz View Post
    No need for a course here in Vic Just a form and about $80 a few months ago.
    OK .. vid says he's in NSW ... but profile says Elsternwick (maybe there is also an Elsterwick in NSW).

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    Victorian trying to build in NSW perhaps.

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    Notice how there is absolutely nothing at all in the OB course about actually doing the building work. The powers that be assume that OB's are just going to be " project managers" and that is all. Probably explains why most OB projects are rubbish.

    Fortunatley in QLD, as a licenced carpenter I'm exempt from doing the course and rightly so as my licence covers me to build an entire house on stumps bar plumbing and electrical. Just pay the $345 and crack on. A joke but it lets me do things that are too tricky for a carpenter to do, like make a phone call to organise a plumber or make a phone call to tell the plasterer I'm ready for him. For these are tasks only a builder can do.

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    Hi guys. I should update my profile. I used to live in Elsternwick but now in NSW. I have to say that initially l thought the Owner Builder Course was a pain in the bum but it actually does alert you to administrative issues that you may not know about. Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by ringtail View Post
    . The powers that be assume that OB's are just going to be " project managers" and that is all. Probably explains why most OB projects are rubbish.
    Mieux vaut prévenir que guérir

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