Member Benefits are...

As a Main or Sub-contractor, Building material supplier, Speciality trade contractor, main contractor and emerging contractor you have a home at Master Builders Association.

Master Builders Association North has been operating for 115 years in the building industry.

As a member, you become part of the mainstream building industry, which means you can be actively involved in shaping the Industry legislation as part of the Association. Your voice alone may be silent, but a collective voice is able to influence legislation.

Members are held to a Code of conduct and ethics, good workmanship and compliance to Construction Regulations – this gives customers serious peace of mind when engaging an MBA North member.

MBA North markets the association to all relevant target markets, from architectural professionals and developers to homeowners.

MBA North provides services that support the continuous development of our members through educating, informing networking and strategic partnerships. By becoming a member you will instantly be part of a professionally diverse network of over 600 members. Our regional and provincial events and online resources provide our members with unprecedented networking and business opportunities with fellow MBA North members, access to employers, vital industry advice, continued learning and high quality speakers.

This puts them in a mutually beneficial networking space that creates business opportunities between members.

As a member, you’re given access to the following services:

Free services for Members

  • Training on the move (TOM)  is a vehicle used for inducting members on site. This service is available free of charge to members. (link to page on TOM)
  • OHS Safety Competition is free of charge for members and allows them to receive input on their safety systems through free audits and feedback. (link to the competition information)
  • Opportunity to participate in committees that deal with challenges in the industry
  • Free Telephonic consulting on Health & Safety
  • Free OHS system assessments for new members, to assess where Health & Safety systems are and recommend solutions where  necessary
  • Company listing for members on Association website and printed directory (6000 copies)
  • Networking opportunities at Association events
  • Free company profile on monthly newsletter for new members
  • Workshops for the latest legislation in Health & Safety & Contracting
  • A platform for Small /Medium Enterprises to leverage relationships and grow their businesses through free advice from specialists in departments and from existing members

Discounted benefits

1. Legal & Contractual Consultation

All members are given an audit of their legal policies as well as one hour of consultation free. Thereafter our consultation fees for members are at 50% less than market prices.

  • Assistance on legal, contractual and Human Resource issues
  • Assistance with Alternate dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Drafting of and training on industry related contracts
  • Assistance with mediation arbitration
  • Sale of JBCC and Master Builders Contracts

2. Construction Health & Safety (CHS) compliance

Our qualified Health & Safety Manager & Officers give all members a free once-off CHS Consultation. Thereafter services are available to members at 40% less than market prices.

  • Benchmarking through regional & national CHS Audits
  • Site Audits & 5 star grading
  • Risk Assessments
  • Incident investigations
  • Development & implementation of site specific Health & Safety Files

3. Education, Training & Transformation Services

We identify the training gaps in companies and fill these gaps by providing or sourcing training.

  • BB-BEE Certificate and Consulting
  • Education, Training &Transformation Consulting
  • Employment Equity reporting assistance
  • Work Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) submissions
  • Sector Education & Training Authority (SETA) Liaison
  • Training and Workshops

4. Marketing and advertising Opportunities on MBA North platforms

  • Annual Directory Advertising (Print)
  • Website advertising
  • Monthly newsletter features and advertising
  • Webinars
  • Event Sponsorship opportunities

5. Medical Aid (BCIMA)

Are you aware that MBA North is involved with the Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid? Members of staff serve as trustees along with other employer and employee representatives.

If you need an Industry focussed Medical Aid, please contact the MBA North Office or BCIMA directly

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