DO YOU HAVE: Domestic Registered Building Practitioner (RBP) Registration? Domestic Builder Unlimited OR Domestic Builder Limited - Construction of Structural Landscaping.
YES, keep filling out the application form below.
NO, you will need to complete the Landscape Builder – Provisional Application form available here, and enquire with us as to how we can assist you in
obtaining your RBP.
(Business Partner, or secondary person to receive LVML communications)
(Book keepers/accounts contact etc)
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Note: To qualify for this membership category, minimum qualifications apply:
For further information regarding VBA Company Registration, please click here.
You are required to provide:
(LVML member preferable, or a contact working within the landscape/horticultural industry)
Please nominate 3 projects that have been completed (i.e. have been built) in the last 2 years that best reflect the quality and breadth of your
workmanship and skills. Please seek your client’s approval prior to submitting their garden.
Please provide a written quote/contract (or both) for each project by attaching a copy to your application.
NOTE: You are required to submit a minimum of 15 photos across the three jobs listed below, covering all relevant aspects of assessment (paving, decking, pergolas, concrete, retaining walls, planting, screens, fencing, water features, turf, loose surfaces, rock work etc).The quality of your work will be assessed based on these images, so please make sure they are of sufficient quality.
Photos can be uploaded in the 'Supporting Documents' section below, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, sent via a file sharing site such as Dropbox or WeTransfer, or, you may submit a USB containing these images.
Please ensure all of the relevant items below are included prior to submitting your application. Incomplete applications will not be processed
If you do not have a Business Plan, suitable templates are available here.
If you do not have an OH&S Policy, please book an appointment with Worksafe Victoria. https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/ohs-essentials-program
An invoice will be sent to you upon receipt of this application.
Application fees are not refundable once an application has been made.
If application is successful, an invoice for annual membership will then be sent.
Metro - $835
Regional - $640
Additional Membership Categories:
2nd Category - $230
3rd Category (or more) - $180 per Category
Subscription Fees are invoiced and payable upon confirmation of a successful application. Fees are invoiced annually as at June 30 no matter when membership is taken up.
Additional Membership Categories allow businesses to be found in multiple searches, and to advertise their services with additional credibility via multiple Member Category logos.
WHAT HAPPENS NOW?
1. Application is reviewed by Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers administration (1 week)
2. If approved to proceed, you will:
3. Upon receipt of payment your file will be sent to the Membership Committee for assessment (2 weeks)
4. If approved by the Membership Committee, your application will be reviewed by the Board at the next gazetted Board Meeting (Subject to Board Meeting dates)
5. If approved for membership you will:
6. Upon approval for Membership by the Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers Board you will be invoiced for a subscription fee. On receipt of your Membership fee
in full you are recorded as a Member of the Association and will have entitlement to the Associations benefits and entitlements, applicable in your nominated category.
Membership fees are payable in advance, with rates applicable to the various Membership groups of Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers Membership
reviewed and set by the Board each year. No concessions or discounts are applicable to Membership fees. Upon receipt of payment you will be sent a Membership Pack
with full details of your benefits, your obligations and your membership login details. (1 week)
7. If you are not accepted for membership, you may be offered Provisional Membership. This will be at the discretion of the assessor and the Board.
You may remain a Provisional Landscape Builder Member for up to 12 months. In this time your portfolio of work can be expanded upon. A further assessment of
works completed during this time will be required in order to potentially grant you full Registered Landscape Builder membership.
Please refer to the Provisional Member Application form for more details. (Up to 12 months)
If you have any queries, please call the Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers office on 9566 7284.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Members of Landscaping Victoria Incorporated believe that the interests of the community at large can best be served through the observance
of a Code of Ethics which recognises that community confidence in the landscaping industry is enhanced by:
To further these aims, Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers members are expected to:
Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers retains the right to accept or reject an application. Completion of application may take up to 8 weeks. All
benefits attributed to each level of sponsorship will be valid and must be utilised within that financial year. No refund of credit will be issued for unused components
of Supplier Memberships. Supplier Memberships are a fixed cost and payable in full regardless of date of joining. Yearly subscription fees are invoiced as at June 30
I certify that the above information is true and correct.
I hereby agree, if accepted for membership of Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers, to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the Association, found here.
In the event I am no longer an Residential Builder Member of Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers, I agree to remove all reference to holding Residential Builder Membership. I will advise Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers of my resignation in writing as per the Terms and Conditions of the Association.
I have read and accept the terms and conditions of membership with Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers and agree to LVML saving the information provided above.