Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers Membership
Being a member is highly valued as a real point of difference from other landscapers when consumers are seeking quality and reliability.
Our robust application process ensures accepted members meet specific standards. Applications include site assessments to safeguard Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers' standards.
Give your clients the confidence and peace of mind that as a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers accredited member, you are fully qualified, registered and insured. Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers is committed to providing the highest level of service to all sectors of our membership. Whatever category of membership you apply for, our priority is to assist and promote you as a member, and encourage professionalism as well as exemplary and ethical work practices.
Applications for Membership are category specific. Please refer to the categories below to choose the most appropriate for your business.
Master Landscaper - Builder
A Master Landscaper Builder member is a registered practitioner with the VBA (Victorian Building Authority) with a DB-L or CDB-L Licence number. If you complete any structural landscaping you are required by law to be a registered landscaper with the VBA. There are many benefits to obtaining your domestic builders registration such as being able to apply for the necessary insurances, as well as having the skills and experience required to deliver quality outcomes. If you require this licence we offer RBP (Registered Building Practitioner) workshops through our training partner MBAV (Master Builders Victoria).
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Builder' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
A Master Commercial member is a landscape or civil construction business who offers structural landscaping to the commercial and industrial sectors, or a business who subcontracts (100%) to a developer, consortium or other commercial outfit.
As a Commercial Landscaper of the construction industry you will be required to be registered make Co-Invest payments to employees, workers, working subcontractors, working directors & apprentices. Co-Invest is an industry long service leave contribution scheme.
Currently the VBA (Victorian Building Authority) does not have a legal requirement for a Commercial Landscaper to hold a CB-L or Commercial Builders Licence. In the future it will become a legal requirement. To become a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the Commercial category it is highly regarded to have obtained this licence. If you would like to know more about obtaining this licence, head over to our Registered Building Practitioner training page for more information.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Commercial' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
A Master Landscape Designer is a creative interpreter of a clients needs and the working site’s abilities. A Master Landscape Designer is an integral part of turning a clients thoughts & ideas into a visual creation to then be brought to life through construction. Landscape Designers may work as a company or as a sole trader. They provide landscape consultations, designs, and drawings for the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. To become a Designer you must have an accredited qualification in horticulture, landscape design or architecture as well as holding Professional Indemnity Insurance.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Designer' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
A Master Landscape Gardener or Horticulturalist is a service provider who offers non-structural services such as soft landscaping and garden maintenance, i.e. work that does not require building permits or for the member to hold RBP status. A Landscape Gardener will generally have a relevant qualification in horticulture.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Gardener' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
A Master Supplier is a member who represents an integral aspect of the industry by supplying innovative products or services to the highest quality and standards to Landscape practitioners. There are a number of Supplier membership tiers, with an opportunity to become a Landscaping Victoria Master Partner.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Supplier' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
There are many opportunities and specialities that may constitute a Master Affiliate member of Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers. From Builder, Licenced Project Managers, Photographers, Engineers, Draftsmen, Arborists, Pool Builders, Turf Installation Professionals, Electricians and Plumbers or Specialised Service to name a few. If you offer a service to compliment or assist within the Landscaping Industry this would be the most suited membership category.
Depending on your expertise to become a member of this category may require relevant qualifications and licencing to keep in line with industry regulations.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Affiliate' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.
Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers - Provisional Membership
Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers offer a Provisional membership to those working within the Landscaping Industry who would like to become a member of the association but who may not currently hold the relevant registration, licences or expertise level that enables them the eligibility for a full Master Landscaper Membership. We encourage all industry professionals, no matter what level you are at, to apply to join the Association as we have a membership category for everyone.
Provisional membership is ideal for those businesses who have been trading for less than 2 years.
Throughout the application process and your Provisional Membership period, we offer mentoring and assistance as well as training programs and workshops to get you to Master Landscaper Status.
To learn more about becoming a 'Provisional' Member of the Association, see below for benefits & the membership application process.
Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers - Education Membership
A Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper Education Membership is open to all industry specific training institutions, teaching staff, and all students and apprentices currently undertaking study and training in a landscape related field. For teachers wishing to apply under the Education banner, membership is available to any full time or sessional industry specific teaching staff, who are not receiving an income for work in the industry during the course of their membership. For students or apprentices, there are many benefits to becoming an Education Member as you will gain exposure to meeting industry professionals, mentoring and additional training and experience throughout the early stages of learning, as well as developing relationships with the Supplier who will later be integral to your own business. Many Education Members have gone on to become Master Landscapers, running successful businesses, winning Industry Awards and being highly regarded in the industry.
To learn more about becoming a Landscaping Victoria Master Landscaper under the 'Education' category see below for benefits & the membership application process.