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Swimming Pool Assessments, Compliance and Safety Awareness

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

About this course

Swimming Pool Assessments, Compliance and Safety Awareness 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 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 (BPB) 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

This swimming pool assessments, compliance and safety awareness course will cover the following topics:

  • 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 (Building Sustainability Index).

 

Learning outcomes

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

  • Gained an in-depth understanding of NSW swimming pool legislation
  • Understood the roles and responsibilities of council and accredited certifiers in swimming pool barrier compliance
  • Gained the skills and confidence to assess and inspect new and existing swimming pools
  • Developed 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

04 March

MODE

On-campus

DURATION

2 days

Meet the Expert

Stephen Krimmer

Stephen Krimmer
Senior Building Surveyor

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.

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Kate Stoner

Kate Stoner
Accredited Certifier

Kate Stoner is an Accredited Certifier with twelve years of Local Government experience. She has been involved with training council officers and accredited certifiers about swimming pool legislation since 2010.

Kate has been engaged as an expert witness relating to swimming pool legislation for five Land & Environment Court Cases over the last eight years. She specialises in barrier inspections & swimming pool legislation and has a special interest in pool safety.

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Book a session

Thu 04 Mar 2021 -
Fri 05 Mar 2021
Expert: Stephen Krimmer, Kate Stoner
  • UTS City Campus
  • On-campus
  • 2 sessions, 16 hours total
Thu 02 Sep 2021 -
Fri 03 Sep 2021
Expert: Stephen Krimmer, Laura Vella
  • UTS City Campus
  • On-campus
  • 2 sessions, 16 hours total
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