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SHORT COURSE

Swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness

Gain an in-depth understanding of NSW swimming pool legislation.

About this course

This swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course will provide participants with an in depth understanding of NSW swimming pool legislation including the roles and responsibilities of council and accredited certifiers. This interactive swimming pool assessments course will assist participants to gain the skills and confidence to assess and inspect new and existing swimming pools, issue swimming pool compliance certificates and develop a swimming pool inspection program in accordance with updated NSW swimming pool legislation.

NOTE: Attendance at this course does not satisfy the requirements for the Building Professionals Board proposed accreditation category E1 swimming pool certifier. If you are seeking training as an E1 Certifier see the BPB website for accredited training providers.

Course structure

Topics covered in this workshop are:

  • Background to legislation changes
  • Swimming Pools Act 1992, amendments and regulations
  • Relevant Standards and Australian Standards
  • Role of the BPB
  • Step by step guide to issuing a Swimming Pool Compliance Certificate
  • Implementing a swimming pool inspection program
  • Overview of the process from start to finish
  • Exempt Development criteria, Complying Development Certificates and BASIX

 

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course you will:

  • Gain an in depth understanding of NSW swimming pool legislation.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of council and accredited certifiers in swimming pool barrier compliance.
  • Gain the skills and confidence to assess and inspect new and existing swimming pools.
  • Develop processes and procedures to issue swimming pool compliance certificates and develop a swimming pool inspection program.


Delivery style

This swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.


In-house training solutions

This swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course can also be customised and delivered in-house. Find out more >


COVID-19 Information

UTS is undertaking a number of social distancing initiatives, as informed by NSW Health advice, to help reduce social interactions in support of the government’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. As part of this response, some of our short courses may be postponed to a later date.

Please note however, bookings are open for all courses offered by the Institute for Public Policy and Governance (IPPG). If a course needs to be postponed, participants will have the chance to transfer to a later date, a new course or request a full refund. IPPG will also be offering a range of online or blended learning options facilitated via zoom video conferencing. If you have any questions in the interim, please do not hesitate to contact our team at ippg.learning@uts.edu.au.

Who is this course for?

This swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course is designed for A1 – A3 certifiers, accredited certifiers, council customer service staff, council designated officers and swimming pool installers who are looking to develop their understanding of the NSW swimming pool legislation.

$1,300.00

START DATE

15 October

MODE

On-campus

DURATION

2 days

Meet the Expert

Kate Stoner

Kate Stoner
Accredited Certifier

Kate is an Accredited Certifier with 12 years of Local Government experience. She has been involved with training council officers and accredited certifiers on swimming pool legislation since 2010. Kate has been an expert witness on five Land & Environment Court Cases in the last eight years, relating to swimming pool legislation. Kate specialises in barrier inspections & swimming pool legislation and has as a special interest in pool safety.

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Stephen Krimmer

Stephen Krimmer
Senior Building Surveyor

Stephen Krimmer is an Accredited Certifier and Senior Building Surveyor with over twenty years of local government experience, with a specific focus on development assessments, inspections and education. Stephen provides a variety of engaging training courses to assist both local government organisations and accredited certifiers across NSW.

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Book a session

Thu 15 Oct 2020 -
Fri 16 Oct 2020
Expert: Kate Stoner, Stephen Krimmer
  • UTS City Campus
  • On-campus
  • 1 session, 16 hours total
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