Our Team – Matt Allard

Professional Experience

Professional experience amounts to over 10 years in the building industry with experience (hands-on and supervisory) in all facets of residential and commercial construction.

2006-Present

  • Building Consultant – Safe House Property Consultants
  • Involved in pre-purchase property and pest inspections, progress inspections on buildings under construction, expert witness and technical inspections covering faulty workmanship.
  • Department of Education Illawarra TAFE institute part time teacher, Building and Construction.
  • Certificate III Carpentry & Joinery and Certificate IV Building Studies Residential – Timber Framing Code

2002-2005

  • Self employed carpenter to private clients and including various commercial and residential projects from renovations and extensions to new home construction.

1999-2001

  • Housing Industry Association (HIA) Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner

1997-1998

  • Allard Plumbing involved in residential and maintenance plumbing

Professional Licenses

2007

  • Building Consultancy License – Office of Fair Trading

2006

  • Building Contractor License – Office of Fair Trading

2004

  • Carpentry and Joinery Contractor License – Office of Fair Trading

Qualifications

2007

  • Office of Fair Trading, Licensed Building Consultant Lic. No BC1046

2006

  • Timber Pest Certificate – Rapid Training Australia
    • Apply pesticides to manage pests
    • Inspect and report on timber pests
    • Control timber pests
  • Certificate IV Workplace Trainer and Assessor
  • Work Cover National Certificate of Competency – License Basic Scaffolding
  • Office of Fair Trading, Licensed Builder Lic No 162721C

2005

  • Certificate IV in Building Studies Residential (Distinction) – Illawarra Institute

2004

  • Office of Fair Trading, Licensed Carpenter and Joiner Lic No 162721C
  • Updated Occupational Health & Safety Induction Training for Construction Work
  • NSW Certificate of Competency- Explosive Power tool Operator

2001

  • Carpentry and Joinery Trade Certificate – Illawarra Institute