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ABSOLUTE Education, the Company
Absolute Education Pty Ltd (ACN:110 570 851) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Provider Number 91521) in Australia.

Absolute is recognised for its expertise in developing, training, and delivering solutions to the Australian Owner-Builder and Construction industry. We have been delivering Training for over 18 years now.

Absolute prides itself on being innovative and adaptable, anticipating and responding to emerging industry needs to manage the development and delivery of training.

Our hours of operation are from 7am to midnight 7 days per week with a free call 1800 number and 24 hour online web site access.

Our unique online training delivery system enables students to learn through an open-book, accelerated-learning method. Examples of our current delivery method can be seen by sitting a free sample assessment. All you need to do is click on one of the course names.

If online isn't your thing, then all of our courses are available via correspondence for students who want to do through a booklet and question sheet that will posted to you.

We strive to be leaders in our field and create unique points of difference that set what we do apart from other education and training providers.

The Future
Our vision is to be Australia’s number one vocational education and training provider for the Owner Builder & Construction Sector. Our mission is to provide training and education:
  • To meet the Industry development needs by developing skills which enable students to complete their construction works safely, on time, on budget and have a dwelling that’s fit for its purpose.
  • Satisfying the requirements set by the relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Deliver convenient and cost effective education courses.
About Us Personally


Peter McCabe is a TAFE lecturer and qualified carpenter and builder (NSW builders licence # 133677C; QLD builders licence # 1148383) who holds over 14 years of experience in the building industry. Peter’s most recent career highlight has been volunteering his past 4 summers (totalling well over 12 months of his own time) in restoring Mawson’s Hut in the Antarctic. Peter’s primary role was that of field leader and expedition carpenter.

Throughout this project his primary responsibilities were to provide daily reports and on site team management and act as media liaison as well as designing and constructing a remote field hut for the site within a strict time frame that would serve as a living quarters for future parties at the windiest valley on earth. This project also involved his expertise for the external and internal construction of new and existing buildings using various design techniques customised to withhold extreme temperatures.

His qualifications include:
  • Cert IV in Training & Assessment
  • Trade Certificate in Carpentry/Joinery
  • Certificate 4 in Residential Building Construction (with distinction)
  • Certificate 3 in Carpentry/Joinery (credit level)
  • Certificate 1 & 2 in Carpentry/Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship (Award of Excellence)
Also since early 2009, Peter has been lecturing a course in General Construction (Trade Entry) at TAFE. This course allows people seeking entry into the general construction industry, primarily in the carpentry and bricklaying trades.

You can always catch Peter’s monthly talkback radio show on 2UE which talks about DIY jobs around the house. He provides handy and useful DIY tips that can make a difference to any project.

Peter Berginc is a qualified Trainer & Assessor with over 10 years experience in the building industry and over 11 years experience delivering owner-builder training to students all over Australia. Peter was the first provider in Australia to develop a website where students could enrol online and sit their assessment online as well. This allowed the convenience for students that were in remote areas the ability to complete their course entirely from home. The website, designed and built by Peter is the face of ABSOLUTE Education.

Due to strict changes in training across Australia, Peter started ABSOLUTE Education and became a fully qualified Registered Training Organisation (provider # 91521). He is proud to say that he did it all on his own and specialises in delivering online owner-builder and construction training.

The Regulation
Absolute Education is fully compliant within the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

The AQTF is the national set of standards which assures consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training system. Absolute is audited regularly by government authorities to ensure compliance with AQTF standards to maintain our RTO Registration.

Absolute’s current range of scope includes approval to deliver the following accredited courses and Units of Competency:
  • 10274NAT - Course in Preparation for Owner-builder Permit.
  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to Work safely in the Construction Industry (White Card).
  • CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OH&S Requirements, Policies & Procedures in the Construction Industry.
  • CPCCCM1013A - Plan and Organise Work.
  • CPCCCM1011A - Basic Estimating and Costing.
  • CPCCCM2001A - Read & Interpret Plans & Specifications.
  • CPCCCM1014A - Conduct Workplace Communication.
  • NSW Owner-Builder Core Units of competency for applying for a permit.
Absolute Education delivers Training Courses for the following organisations
  • QLD Building and Construction Commission.
  • NSW Department of Fair Trading.
  • TAS Consumer & Building Services.
  • ACT Planning & Land Directorate.
  • WA Building Commission.
  • Workplace Health & Safety Queensland (WHSQ).
  • WorkSafe WA.
  • Workplace Standards (Tasmania).