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CPD - Online and Ongoing Training - Technical Courses and Skills

Dealing with Condensation and Marginal Gains Workshops

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend:  Builders

Overview:  Dealing with condensation in Dwellings (new and old)  Adam Hirst will present this course and cover the main causes of condensation in particular buildings or projects.  It will provide an overview and provide photographic evidence of occurrence and solutions. Will detail moisture triggers, relative humidity and ways to increase air temperature and decrease humidity. Subfloor condensation issues, rising damp and tackling roof condensation will also be covered.

Marginal Gains-Small Changes-Great Results  Rodney Tattam workshop is designed on the basis of breaking the contractor working environment into many sections.  Once broken into these major areas, then providing a myriad of questions and situations to help contractor address all situations, providing better solutions for himself, his client and the industry as a whole.  We look in-depth into quoting, presentation, ordering, building and contracts.  The workshop is aimed to help builders handle and overcome many of the significant challenges facing them in the construction industry at this time.


Preparation of Hardwood Timber Floor Install and Four Steps to Understanding your Clients

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend:  Builders

Overview:  This course will discus the importance of the correct preparation of hardwood flooring installation.  It will go further into detail on the following topics, sub floor preparation, inspection and checklists, importance of moisture testing and common flooring issues that may arise.  It will also discuss the types of people builders will interact within their business. For the industry it will give a better understanding that protects both the client and the builder during the really challenging times we are currently undergoing.

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Render Finishing Systems

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers, Architects and Designs

Overview: This course aims to increase their knowledge and understanding of render finishing systems.  The course duration is one hour and is approved by the Australian institute of Architects.

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of correctly specifying the coating requirements for key substrate types, to ensure appropriate material selection for the project design (AACA Competency Documentation: Detailed Design: Schematic design 4.6 Investigation and integration of appropriate material selection for the project design).
  • Identify the risks associated with inappropriate specification of cement render over certain substrates, to ensure the design response incorporates assessment of relevant legislation, codes and industry standard coatings (AACA Competency Design: Conceptual design 3.4 Design response incorporates assessment of the relevant legislation, codes and industry standards).
  • Recall the difference between Paint, Render and Flexible Acrylic Texture and Membrane to ensure integration of materials and components based upon an understanding of their physical properties (AACA Competency Design Documentation: Detailed design 5.5 Integration of materials and components based upon an understanding of their physical properties).
  • Identify key factors influencing and impacting on project costs relevant to material selection for render finishing systems (AACA Competency Design: Pre-design 2.3 Evaluation of factors influencing and impacting on project costs).

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Concrete Floor Treatments

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers, Architects and Designs

Overview: This course is targeted at Australian building industry professionals and examines the subject of Concrete Floor Treatments & Coatings.  The course duration is one hour and is approved by the Australian institute of Architects.

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of structural design considerations and potential risks for concrete floor treatments and coatings in planning, development and construction. Design: Pre-design 2.2
  • Identify the correct concrete floor treatment and coating design response to meet the objective of the design brief, user intent and built purpose.  Design: Conceptual design 3.1
  • Identify correct concrete floor treatment and coating design response to meet the objective of the design brief, in accordance with legislation codes and industry standards. Design: Conceptual design 3.4.
  • Recognise the importance of appropriate material selection to meet the project’s concrete floor treatment and coating design and application requirements. Design: Schematic design 4.6

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Passive Sustainability in Residential Design

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  6 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers, Architects and Designs

Overview: This course will reveal the building elements for creating a comfortable residential home through passive design. It will explain some of the features, their function and beneficial aspects that when placed together, provide the potential for better liveable built environments.

There are 12 modules covering the key elements of Passive Design within this course, and when all of these elements work together to make a home comfortable, it's describe as... ‘passive design’.

This course takes up to 6 hours to complete and is suitable for a range of building professionals (such as designers , draughts persons, engineers surveyors and builders) and trades (such as carpenters, electricians and plumbers).

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Fosroc - Below Ground Waterproofing

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers, Architects and Designs

Overview: This course examines in-depth the below ground waterproofing system and how that knowledge informs the considerations and impact of a properly designed solution to a construction project.

The course duration is one hour and is approved by the Australian Institute of Architects. One CPD point will be attained upon achievement of formal assessment (12 questions, 67% accuracy).

The course is targeted at Australian building industry professionals with an intermediate level of industry experience and or knowledge of waterproofing systems.

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Rheem Ambient HDc-270 Heat Pump Part 1

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  45 minutes

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This course will cover the features, benefits and installation requirements, sequence of operation, and product specifications of the Rheem Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump.

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Rheem Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump Part 2  

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  45 minutes

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview:  This training module will cover the servicing and components of the Rheem Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump.

The training will cover the servicing of the Rheem Ambiheat Heat Pump, the technical support available to the plumber either via the technical helpline or onsite with a service agent.

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Rheem AUS Plumber Training - Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump (Webinar Quick 20)  

Rheem - Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump

Study Method:  Online

Duration:  30 minutes

CPD Points: 1  CPD point for both or .5 point each

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This online course has two parts Rheem AUS  Plumber Training Heat Pump (Webinar Quick 20)  and Rheem Ambiheat HDc-270 Heat Pump.  1 CPD  point will be given  for attending both online courses or .5 point for attending individually.

The online recognise where the product can be installed and Illustrate the sequence of operation of a Rheem Ambiheat Heat Pump.  The STC and local rebates available with the installation of the heat pump Energy sales over a traditional electric hot water system Ongoing benefits for both the end user and the environment installing a heat pump.

It will also cover the features and benefits of the Ambiheat Heat Pump, describe how the heat pump works and why a consumer would select to purchase a renewable hot water system.

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Certificate II Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

Study Method: In person

Duration: 2 days

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: All Building Service Providers, Electricians, Plumbers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This course is designed for those that want to qualify for the installation and decommissioning of split system air conditioners and heat pump systems in Tasmania.

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National Construction Code (NCC) Volume Three

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of the NCC Volume Three, in particular on the sections and part and how to apply Volume Three.

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National Construction Code (NCC) Volume Two

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points:  1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of the NCC Volume Two, with emphasis on the three sections and the application.

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National Construction Code (NCC) Volume One

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hours

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course will provide you with a basic understanding of NCC Volume One, with an emphasis on the various Sections of Volume One.

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Understanding the Performance Based National Construction Code (NCC)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hours

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of the NCC , the structure, the language used and the use of Assessment Methods.

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Using the National Construction Code (NCC)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hours

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: On completion of this course, you will have a basic understanding of how to apply the NCC, an overview of the structure of the NCC, how to comply with it, and the language and terms used in the NCC.

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Section J of NCC Volume One - Course 1

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hours

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course is written in conjunction with the Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC)..

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Section J of NCC Volume One - Course 2

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hours

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: All Building Services Providers,  Plumbers.

Overview: This course is written in conjunction with the Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC)..

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Building Approvals in Tasmania

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders, Building Service Providers, Plumbers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This course is designed to provide you with a an overview of the Tasmanian building industry regulatory framework and provides details on some of the key legislation and the process.

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Design and Size Sanitary Plumbing Systems - CPCPSN4011B

Study Method: In person

Duration: 15 x 3 night classes

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This unit (an elective unit) covers the preparation of the work, the identification and confirmation of system specifications and requirements, planning of the system layout and work finalisation processes.

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Design and Size Roof Drainage Systems - CPCPRF4011B

Study Method: In person

Duration:  10 x 3 hour night classes

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This unit (an elective unit) specifies the outcomes required to design, size and document the layout of components of roof drainage systems

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Sustainability and the Government

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4

Who can attend: Electricians, Plumbers, Building Service Providers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This online course covers the importance of sustainable building, adapting to climate change, energy efficiency, the NCC, industry initiatives and tools for sustainable building.

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Compliance and Legislation

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4

Who can attend: Electricians, Plumbers, Building Service Providers and Gas-Fitters

Overview: This online course covers harmonisation of WHS laws, licensing requirements, first aid regulation, managing safety in the workplace, hazards, risk and WHS control measures

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Design and Size Sanitary Drainage Systems - CPCPDR4011B

Study Method: In person

Duration:  3 day course

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This unit covers the preparation for the work, the identification and confirmation of system specifications and requirements, the planning of the system layout, and work finalisation processes, including records and documentation.

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Study Method: In person

Duration: 6 x 3 hour night classes

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This unit covers the preparation for the work, the identification and confirmation of system specifications and requirements, the planning of the system layout, and work finalisation processes, including records and documentation.

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Design and Size Domestic Treatments Plan Disposal Systems - CPCPDR4013B


Design and Size Stormwater Drainage Systems  - CPCPDR4012B

Study Method: In person

Duration: 10 x 3 hour night classes

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumber

Overview: This unit covers the preparation for the work, the identification and confirmation of system specifications and requirements, the planning of the system layout, and work finalisation processes, including records and documentation.

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Commission and Maintain Backflow Prevention Devices - CPCPWT4022A

Study Method: In person

Duration: 3 day course

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This unit covers preparation for work, identification of testing and commissioning requirements, physical testing and commissioning of devices, maintenance of devices and completion of work finalisation processes.

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Commission and Maintain Hot and Heated Water Temp Control Devices - CPCPWT4023A

Study Method: In person

Duration: 1.5 day course

CPD Points: 10

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This unit specifies the outcomes required to test, commission and maintain hot and/or heater water temperature control devices, including thermostatic mixing valves in water services.

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Compliance Requirements to all Aspects of Electrical Work - UEENEEG198A

Study Method: Online, and scheduled skills assessment

Duration: Self-paced - own time

CPD Points: 20

Who can attend: Electricians

Overview:  This course is for those tradespeople who are required to refresh their skills and knowledge in the disciplines of electrical compliance, testing and verification.

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Design and Size Heated & Cold Water Services and Systems - CPCPWT4011B

Study Method: In person or distance available

Duration: 14 x 3 hour night classes

CPD Points: 12

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview: This unit covers preparation for work, identification of water service and system requirements, planning the service and system layout and completion of work finalisation processes.

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Energy and Water Management

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4

Who can attend: Electricians, Plumbers, Building Service Providers and Gas-Fitters

Overview:  This online course covers energy management, energy efficient appliances, solar energy, lighting options & indoor and outdoor water management.

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A Guide to Effective Window Design and Performance

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 3 hours

CPD Points: 3

Who can attend: Builders

Overview: This course covers window design including glass thickness, lamination, insulation & glazing, films, conduction, energy ratings, weather tightness & noise.

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Five Key Areas of Construction

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders, Electricians, Plumbers.

Overview: This course covers the 5 key areas of construction safety including fall prevention, moving plant, electrical safety, form work safety & risks of asbestos.

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A Guide to Compliance, Legislation and Installation

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 3 hours

CPD Points: 3

Who can attend: Builders

Overview: This course covers window wind loads, thermal comfort, bushfire attack levels, BCA provisions, strata schemes, correct installation & care and defective operation.

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Waste Management - Understanding Legislation Waste Management Planning

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders

Overview: This course unwraps the National Waste Policy for builders and receive clear guidance on a builder's responsibilities under the policy.

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Waste Management - Understanding Waste Strategies to Minimise Waste

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders

Overview: This course explores the categories of renewable waste and receive practical guidance on waste management planning.

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Grundfos Pumps Australia Course

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Plumbers

Overview:  The 6 Grundfos Pumps online modules are now grouped together as one Activity. They cover:

  • Basic Hydraulic Principles
  • Basic Pump Principles
  • Cold Water Boosting
  • Hot Water Circulating
  • Rainwater Reuse
  • Shower Boosting
  • Wastewater & Drainage

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Safety in Design

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 8 hours

CPD Points: 8

Who can attend: Architects, Building Designsers, Builders

Overview:  The Safety in Design Course is a self-paced program consisting of videos, presentations, and documentation, covering all aspects of Safe Design.

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Five Key Energy Efficiency Strategies for Homes

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4

Who can attend: Architects, Builders ,Building Designers, Building Surveyors, Engineers, Plumbers, Electricians.

Overview:  This course has been developed to communicate the most common energy efficiency issues that affect existing homes. It provides basic steps to understand suitable solutions in order to retrofit homes

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Drone Technology in the Workplace

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders.

Overview:  The course helps organisations integrate drone technology. The key benefits of drone technology are an increase in safety, an increase in efficiency, and an increase in innovation.

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Introduction to Planning

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Architect, Builder, Building Surveyor, Building Designer, Engineer, Plumber.

Overview:  Planning is the act of managing competing demands for land use in cities, towns and regions. This course outlines common Planning purposes and processes that support decision making for the use of land.

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Working with Planners

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Architect, Builder, Building Surveyor, Building Designer, Engineer, Plumber.

Overview:  This course outlines how to work effectively with Planners. It outlines the role and obligations of Planners and when to engage one, and the qualities to look for when engaging a Planner to assist you to get your project approved.

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Systems Thinking in Residential Design

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Architect, Builder, Building Surveyor, Building Designer, Engineer, Plumber.

Overview:  This course covers the theory behind systems thinking, case studies showing success in energy efficiency design and tools for systems thinking.

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AHHA Program for Heating Installers (Members)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 6 hours

CPD Points: 6

Who can attend: Builders.

Overview:  The Australian Home Heating Association Inc (AHHA) has developed this Program for Solid Fuel Heating Installers.

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AHHA Program for Heating Installers (Council Staff)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 6 hours

CPD Points: 6

Who can attend: Council Staff/Permit Authorities

Overview:  The Australian Home Heating Association Inc (AHHA) has developed this Program for Solid Fuel Heating Installers and for Council Staff. For Council Staff, this program consists of three online courses.

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AHHA Program for Heating Installers (Retailers)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 6 hours

CPD Points: 6

Who can attend: Builders.

Overview:  The Australian Home Heating Association Inc (AHHA) has developed this Program for Solid Fuel Heating Installers, and Retailers of heating products.

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AHHA Program for Heating Installers (Non-Members)

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 6 hours

CPD Points: 6

Who can attend: Builders.

Overview:  The Australian Home Heating Association Inc (AHHA) has developed this Program for Solid Fuel Heating Installers. The AHHA Installers Program consists of three online courses and a video presentation on installation practices. This course includes 12 months AHHA membership.

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Understanding the NCC Energy Efficiency Provisions for Volume One

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the energy efficiency provisions within NCC Volume One.  This course is aimed at all building professionals.

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Understanding the NCC Energy Efficiency Provisions for Volume Two

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers, Plumbers

Overview: This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the energy efficiency provisions within NCC Volume One.  This course is aimed at all building professionals.

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Understanding the NCC Disability Access Provisions

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: This course will provide you with a basic understanding of the NCC Disability Access provisions contained within the National Construction Code (NCC).  This course is aimed at all building professionals.

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Introduction to Passive House

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: ‘Introduction to Passive House’ is a preliminary course and includes the following learning outcomes: Identifying the five basic principles of Passive House

  1. Recognising the difference between the Passive House building standard and other building codes
  2. Understanding the process of Passive House certification it is intended for professionals within the built environment who wish to find out about the creation of healthy, comfortable, low energy and resilient buildings for all Australian to live and work.

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Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview:  This course will introduce the learner to the key principles of Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) systems and its important contribution to Passive House design. It will include the elements of an MVHR system and its value in contributing to buildings which are energy efficient and provide healthy indoor air quality and thermal comfort.

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Airtightness

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview:  This course will introduce the learner to the key principle of Airtightness and its important contribution to Passive House design. It will focus on the significant features, how to achieve Airtightness and the Passive House certification process.

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Thermal Bridges

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: Thermal Bridges is one in a series of courses developed to provide knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Passive House design in Australia.  It is intended for professionals within the built environment who wish to find out about the creation of healthy, comfortable, low energy and resilient buildings for all Australian to live and work. The course will include detailed explanations of thermal bridges and the significance of thermal bridge-free construction to Passive House design.

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High Performance Windows

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: High Performance Windows is one in a series of courses to provide knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Passive House design in Australia.  It is intended for professionals within the built environment who wish to find out about the creation of healthy, comfortable, low energy and resilient buildings for all Australian to live and work. The course will introduce the key principles of the high performance Windows and their important contribution to Passive House design

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Thermal Insulation

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers

Overview: Thermal Insulation' is one in a series of courses developed by the Australian Passive House Association to provide knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Passive House design in Australia. It is intended for professionals within the built environment who wish to find out about the creation of healthy, comfortable, low energy and resilient buildings for all Australian to live and work. The course will include detailed explanations of thermal insulation and its importance for Passive House design and construction.

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Cyber Risk and the Built Environment

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers, Plumbers, Electricians, Gas-Fitters

Overview:  This course focusses on  cyber risk in the context of legal duties. The course covers:

  1. Cybercrime impacting organisations globally.
  2. Impersonation fraud.
  3. Phishing.
  4. Breached passwords and weak log-in credentials.
  5. Data theft, identity fraud and the dark web.
  6. Ransomware and other malicious software.
  7. Risks to people, property and infrastructure.

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Basic Contract Law

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Builders.

Overview:   This course aims to inform the learner about basic contract law pertaining to the building and construction industry. There are several types of building contracts available to the residential and commercial builders. Topics covered in this course include the definition of basic written contracts, and when a contract is required, a comparison of standard form contracts commonly used in the building industry, components and inclusions in building contracts, and ensuring contracts comply with legislation requirements.

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Employment Law

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers, Plumbers, Electricians, Gas-Fitters

Overview:  This course aims to inform the learner about industrial relations law including the Fair Work Act 2009 and the Fair Work Amendment Act 2012. Part 1 of this course includes information about the National Employment Standards, National Minimum Wages, Modern Awards, Enterprise Agreements, workplace rights and unfair dismissal. Part 2 includes information about what is important in the recruitment of staff, dismissing an employee, bullying in the workplace and dealing with difficult employees.

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Insurance

Overview:  Obtaining the correct types and amount insurance for your business is important.This course aims to show the learner how to identify common insurance issues faced by building practitioners and the overall benefits of understanding insurance. You will learn about the principals around the allocation of risk and risk management, understand how insurance works and determine the benefits of insurance. This course Identify the different types of insurance, and how they may support the building practitioner to conduct their business with reduced risk.

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Superannuation

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1

Who can attend: Building Services Providers, Plumbers, Electricians, Gas-Fitters

Overview:  This course has been designed to assist small business owners in understanding their obligations in regard to superannuation for their employees. Depending on income and hours, this may include full time, part time, casual workers, temporary residents and some contractors. This course provides more information on your obligations as an employer.

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Presented by : Dial Before You Dig

2 CPD Points.

Topics include:

Regulations & Information

Duty of Care –the 5 P’s

What happens if you don’t follow Duty of Care

Insurance

How to lodge a free enquiry

Website details

Australian Standard 5488

Australian Standard 5488 (Classification of Subsurface Utility Information)

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Training Provider : University of Tasmania - University College

The Diploma of Construction Management is for people who work in building or civil construction and want to take the next step in their career. Students in this course will build from their technical work experience, and develop skills required for roles like Site Supervisor, Contract Administrator, Project Management Associate and Estimating Associate.

Core units:

  • ZAX101 Workplace Relations and Communication
  • ZAX102 Cost Planning
  • ZAX103 Legislation and Standards in Construction
  • ZAX104 Contract Management
  • ZAX105 Workplace Project (WHS focus)
  • ZAX106 Construction Project Management
  • And a choice of two elective units from: ZAA140 Lean Lean Thinking in Practice ZAA133 Business Finance ZAA137 Quality Management ZAA150 Procurement Processes and Strategies

Developed in consultation with industry, the Diploma in Construction Management will prepare graduates to:

  • manage small teams
  • communicate clearly across the range of people who work in building and construction
  • understand and comply with legislation and codes
  • manage project costs - understand contract requirements
  • take a proactive approach to workplace health and safety.

This is a 2 year part-time course - 4 units each year.

CPD Points - Maximum of 8 per ear.

Cost : Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Funding assistance is available from the Tasmanian Building and Construction Indutry Training Board (TBCITB) for eligible building practioners and their employees. Contact the TBCITB for details keystone.com.au

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Presented by : Global Sustainable Energy Solutions

Study Method: Online, self-paced

Duration: 2 hours

CPD Points: 2

Who can attend: Builders, Building Services Designers  Electricians and Plumbers.

Overview: The online Solar Awareness for Tradespeople course is a simple and comprehensive introduction to grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems that is aimed at educating those with little to no solar experience on how to work safely on sites with a solar power system. The course is also a guide for industry and other parties to have a good understanding of components that were installed under previous standards and guidelines (that are not compliant with current standards).

At the end of this training course, participants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • How solar PV systems work and how to be safe working where system is present
  • Operation of solar modules and inverters and how to be safe when working near them
  • Introduction and history of protection devices (according to changes in Australian Standards)
  • How to properly follow a shutdown procedure to safely isolate the PV system before conducting works
  • Different types of cables historically used within PV systems and safety procedures when working with solar cables
  • Introduction and history of signage (according to changes in Australian Standards)
  • Introduction and best practices for working safely around batteries
  • How to properly follow a shutdown procedure to safely isolate PV systems with batteries.

Cost : $295.00

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Presented by: Electrical Training Australia

3 CPD points upon successful completion.

This is online training  comprising of 14 lessons, 12 presentation videos and 12 quizzes - a certificate is granted upon successful completion of all quizzes.

Selected Sections of the AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules including the following topics;

  • IP Rating and Manufacturer's Instructions,
  • Alterations and Repairs,
  • RCDs and Final Sub-Circuits,
  • Switchboard Accessibility,
  • Thermal Insulation and Cabling,
  • Wiring Systems Near Building Surfaces,
  • Socket Outlets,
  • Recessed Luminaires,
  • Cooktops, Hot Water, and Air Con Isolators,
  • Lifts,
  • Earthing of Outbuildings,
  • Pools, Spas, and Equipment

Cost : $197.00

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AS/NZS 5033:2021 – Unpacking the changes

Presented by - The Clean Energy Council (CEC)

Study Method: Online

Who can attend: CEC accredited designers and installers (electricians)

Number of hours: 2 hours

CPD points: 2

Cost: $50.00 + GST

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Overview: This course is designed to assist solar installers unpack the recent changes to AS/NZS 5033:2021


AS/NZS 5139 :2019Technical Interpretation

Presented by - The Clean Energy Council (CEC)

Who can attend: CEC accredited designers and installers (electricians)

Number of hours: 2 hours

CPD points: 2

Cost: $50.00 + GST

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Overview: This course is designed to assist solar installers unpack the recent changes to AS/NZS AS/NZS 5139:2019. In addition, the course works through the Battery best practice guide an industry standard for the safe installation of solar battery components.

Updated: 02 Aug 2022

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