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Applying for pre-qualification Construction Supplier Register - category Low value works projects

Suitably qualified and experienced suppliers of construction works may apply for pre-qualification with the Construction Supplier Register category Low value works projects (projects with a value less than $500,000 (Inclusive of GST) at any time.

The pre-qualification scheme only applies to Victorian government building and construction projects.

The pre-qualification scheme does not replace Architects Registration Board registration or Victorian Building Authority practitioner registration.

This page sets out how to apply for the category Low value works projects (projects with a value less than $500,000 (inclusive of GST)) only.

Applicants interested in other pre-qualification categories should follow the process set out at Applying for pre-qualification Construction Supplier Register.

How to apply to the Register

Applying to the Construction Supplier Register is a two-part process

  • Part 1 – self - assessment
  • Part 2 – detailed assessment of applicant.

The Lead Department will assess the applicant’s Part 1 application for compliance with the eligibility criteria before asking the applicant to complete Part 2. The Lead Department will advise applicants of the outcome of their application to Part 1.

The Conditions of Pre-qualification to the Construction Supplier Register govern the operation of the Register.

In applying for pre-qualification, the applicant agrees to abide and be bound by the Conditions of Pre-qualification to the Construction Supplier Register.

Suppliers holding pre-qualification under the Construction Supplier Register

Contact the Construction Supplier Register team if you hold pre-qualification and you are interested in applying to the category Low value works projects.

Application Part 1 – self - assessment

Applicants need to complete the online application for Part 1.

Applicants need the following information to complete Part 1 of the application:

  • Details of the applicant, including business name, contact person, address, Australian Business Number (ABN) and Australian Company Number (ACN) (where applicable) and size
  • Description of the applicant, names of directors, partners and associated companies
  • Details of registrations such as Registered Building Practitioner, where applicable
  • Examples of current and past projects undertaken by the applicant, including details of at least three current construction projects and at least three completed projects
  • Names and contact details for independent referees
  • Occupational health and safety management documents
  • Insurance information
  • The size of projects the applicant can undertake and where the applicant is willing to work
  • Financial information
  • Details of understanding and approach to industrial relations and employment issues

Application Part 2 – detailed assessment of applicant

If the applicant meets the compliance criteria for Part 1, the Lead Department will send additional questions that need to be completed.

As well as responding to the questions, applicants will need to submit evidence that demonstrates compliance with the eligibility criteria.

Applicants need the following information to complete Part 2 of the application:

  • Applicant information, including details of directors and partners
  • Details of registrations, such as Registered Building Practitioner, including details for directors and partners
  • Examples of current and past projects
  • Commitment to the Victorian Government Supplier Code of Conduct
  • Evidence of current relevant insurance policies
  • Occupational health and safety management documents
  • Financial information
  • Industrial relations management self-assessment

Documents and templates for category Low value works projects

The following documents will help applicants prepare Part 2 of their application.

Low value works projects guide on mandatory OHS management criteria describes the eligibility criteria that apply to occupational health and safety management and the information to submit as evidence of safety management processes used by the applicant.

Applicants may use the following template when submitting their evidence of safety management processes.

Applicants may use the following template to describe their financial standing, if the applicant does not prepare annual financial statements.

How we assess applications

Applications for the category Low value works projects are assessed against the eligibility criteria for applications to the Construction Supplier Register category Low value works projects.

Help and support

Please contact the Construction Supplier Register if you need help in preparing or submitting your application.

Reviewed 24/09/2020
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