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This building regulation course provides essential skills in understanding and implementing building regulation in New South Wales. Get up-to-date advice in interpreting and applying the regulatory requirements for dwellings (Class 1) and outbuildings (Class 10) as contained in the Building Code of Australia and NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. This building regulation course incorporates theory and practice in building assessment, including recent changes in legislation and policy, and utilises workshop sessions and case studies.
Recent changes to building regulations have touched a new and bigger pool of building professionals. This is primarily caused by the shift to integrated assessment of development proposals. You will learn theory and practice in building assessment through workshop sessions and case studies.
Session one - Introduction
Session two - Building Code of Australia (BCA)
Session three - BCA (continued)
Session four - BCA (continued) and Environmental Planning and Assessment Act
Session five - BCA (continued) and Swimming Pools Act
At the end of this building regulation course you will have;
This building regulation 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.
This building regulation course can also be customised and delivered in-house. Find out more >
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 email@example.com.
This building regulation course is designed for professionals involved in the processes of interpreting and applying building regulation, including:
Stephen Krimmer is an accredited certifier and supervisor with over twenty years' local government experience, with a specific focus on swimming pool assessment, inspections and education. Stephen delivers engaging swimming pool training courses to assist both local government organisations and accredited certifiers.
Craig Squires is an environmental health and building surveyor with almost twenty years' of experience in local government. He has taught at the University of Western Sydney and at TAFE and works at Penrith City Council.
Michael Wynn-Jones holds an honours degree in Building Surveying and a Masters in Fire Engineering. Michael is an A1 - Accredited Certifier in NSW, and has more than 30 years' experience as a building regulations consultant and nearly 20 years' experience in an academic environment. Michael is a former Deputy President of the Building Professionals Board (BPB) and is a consultant to the NSW state government on building regulation matters. Michael works as a BCA expert in legal cases and as a BCA design consultant for large building projects.
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