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Understanding the NCC Energy Efficiency Priovisions for  Volume 2

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National Construction Code (NCC) Volume Three

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 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 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 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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  • Building Service Providers
  • Plumbers

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 Servie Providers
  • Plumbers

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, teh 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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Design and Size Domestic Treatments Plan Disposal Systems - CPCPDR4013B

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 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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  • Architects
  • Building Designers
  • Builders

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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  • Architects
  • Builders
  • Building Designers
  • Building Surveyors
  • Engineers
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians.

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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  • Builders

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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  • Architect
  • Builder
  • Building Designer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Engineer
  • Plumber.

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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  • Architect
  • Builder
  • Building Designer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Engineer
  • Plumber.

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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  • Architecht
  • Builder
  • Building Surveyor
  • Building Designer
  • Engineer
  • Plumber

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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  • Builders

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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  • Permit Authorities

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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  • Builders

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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  • Builders

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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  • Building Services Providers
  • Plumbers

Understanding the NCC Disability Access Provsions

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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  • Building Services Providers

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 certificationIt 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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Building Designers

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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  • Building Services Provders
  • Plumbers
  • Elecricians
  • Gas-Fitters.

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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  • Builders

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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  • Plumbers
  • Elecricians
  • Gas-Fitters.
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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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  • Building Services Provders
  • Plumbers
  • Elecricians
  • Gas-Fitters.

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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  • Building Services Provders
  • Plumbers
  • Elecricians
  • Gas-Fitters.
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