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If you need to upgrade your skills in assessing complex, multi-storey residential, commercial or industrial buildings, this is your course. It covers the building regulation requirements and performance-based solutions for Class 2-9 buildings under the BCA and NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. It covers multiple dwellings, commercial and industrial buildings, and provides guidance on up-to-date theory and practice in assessment.
Develop your expertise on complex building developments in this professional building course. You will start with a brief overview of Volume 1 of the Building Code of Australia, before exploring class 2-9 buildings in sections A-H of the BCA. As the course deals with more complex building issues, students should have substantial experience in the building regulation environment.
Using a range of teaching methods you will explore the most up-to-date theory and practice for interpreting building regulation requirements for complex buildings.
Delivered by our industry-experienced UTS academics and presenters, the course also incorporates critical thinking methodology to enable you to deliver performance solutions.
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On successful completion of this subject, students will have understanding and knowledge of:
Professionals involved in the processes of interpreting and applying building regulations.
STEPHEN KRIMMER is an Accredited Certifier and Senior Building Surveyor with over fourteen 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.
CRAIG SQUIRES is an Environmental Health and Building Surveyor with twenty plus years’ experience in local government. He has taught at the University of Western Sydney and at TAFE and works at Penrith City Council.
After refining his skills and knowledge for 13 years as a Local Government Building Surveyor Michael established a Building Regulations consulting company and joined Western Sydney University as an academic in 1993. He has been teaching building regulations courses through the UTS Centre for Local Government since 1995, worked with CSIRO in 1995 and 1996 on fire code reform projects resulting in the first Fire Engineering Guidelines, and assisted the NSW State Government with the introduction of private certification in 1997. Michael has assisted the NSW State Government on various projects, including the complying development codes, the Federal Premises Standards in NSW, a review of fire safety systems, and the certification component of the 2013 white paper - a new planning system. Accredited at the highest level as an ‘A1 private certifier’ since 1997 and co-author of one of the original accreditation schemes later administered by the NSW Building Professionals Board (BPB), he was appointed to the Board for 4 years in 2008 and for some of that time was Deputy President. Michael has personally provided consulting services for over 20 years to the private and public sectors as a ‘Building Regulations’ expert and consultant in addition to delivering many seminars and short courses.