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 1 - Introduction
- New South Wales Building Regulations, including interaction of the Act, the regulations, the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Australian Standards
- Format of BCA Volume 2
- Classification of buildings.
Session 2 - Building Code of Australia (BCA)
- Section 1 – General Provisions
- Section 2 – Performance Provisions
- Section 3 – Acceptable Constructions; Introduction to Section 3 of Housing Provisions & in-depth assessment of Fire Separation (Part 3. 7 .1).
Session 3 - BCA (continued)
- Sections 2 & 3 – recap of the Housing Provisions and discussion of any problems encountered since the previous workshop period
- Section 3 – Acceptable Constructions: an in-depth assessment.
Session 4 - BCA (continued) and Environmental Planning and Assessment Act
- Section 3: Acceptable Construction
- Relevant provisions of the Act and Regulation
- Course summary and review of any key issues.
Session 5 - BCA (continued) and Swimming Pools Act
- Energy efficiency and sustainability
- Swimming pools.
At the end of this course you will have:
- Working knowledge of building regulations in NSW
- Practical understanding of the legal and institutional framework for the approval and inspection of Class 1 and 10 building
- Be cognisant of the general requirements, performance provisions and acceptable construction requirements under Sections 1-3 of the BCA
- Apply planning instruments to building regulation
- Identify and address key issues in assessment under the certification framework.
Full price: $2,875 (GST-free)*
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
This 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.
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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.