RECOMMENDED READING LISTS


TA002 BUILDING CONTROLS

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course.


TA005 PLAN PROCESSING

required Reading

It is essential that you read Module 1 of the course materials, this will be sent to you in advance of the course start date.

RECOMMENDED READING:


TA006 SITE INSPECTION

SITE VISIT REQUIREMENTS:

Personal safety equipment to bring for the off site visit:

  • Safety Boots, High Viz Vest & Hard Hat

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:


TA007 ADVANCED PLAN PROCESSING (USING THE SIMPLE HOUSE ACCEPTABLE SOLUTION)

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:


TA008 NZS3604:2011 TIMBER FRAMED BUILDINGS

required Reading:

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of NZS3604 and NZBC - B1 Structure to the course, your BCA should have a copies of these:

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:

  • NZS3602. This can be purchased from - Standards NZ
  • BRANZ House Building Guide - This can be purchased from BRANZ


TA009 NZS4229:2013 CONCRETE MASONRY BUILDINGS NOT REQUIRING SPECIFIC ENGINEERING DESIGN

required Reading:

It is essential that you read Module 1 of the course materials, this will be sent to you in advance of the course start date.

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of NZS4229 to the course, your BCA should have a copy of this:

  • NZS4229:2013. This can be purchased from - Standards NZ
  • A calculator or calculator enabled device.

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course.


TA010 LIGHT STEEL FRAMING

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you read the following material before the course:


TA012 H1 - ENERGY EFFICIENCY

required Reading:

It is essential that you read Modules 1 & 2 of the course materials, these will be sent to you in advance of the course start date.

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of NZBC - H1 Energy Efficiency to the course, your BCA should have a copy of this.

RECOMMENDED READING:

Standards available from - www.standards.co.nz

  • NZS 4218: 2004 Energy Efficiency - Housing and the small building envelope
  • NZS 4214: 2006 Methods of determining the total thermal resistance of parts of a building
  • NZS 4305: 1996 Energy efficiency - domestic hot water systems
  • NZS 4243: 2007 Energy efficiency - large buildings, Part 1: Building thermal envelope
  • NZS 4243: 2007 Energy efficiency - Large buildings, Part 2: Lighting
  • BRANZ: House Insulation Guide
  • BRANZ: ALF 3, The annual loss factor


TA013 E2 - WEATHERTIGHTNESS

REQUIRED READING:

It is essential that you read Module 1 of the course materials, this will be sent to you in advance of the course start date

What to bring to the course:

It is now a requirement that you bring a copy of the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for the NZ Building Code Clause E2 External Moisture to the course, below is the link where you can download this information.

  • E2 External Moisture (Third edition, including amendment 7) [whole document - PDF 14 MB, 200 pages] Effective from 1 January 2017

TA014 B2 - DURABILITY

REQUIRED READING:

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of NZBC Clause - B2 Durability to the course, your BCA should have a copy of this:

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:


TA015 CLAUSE F1 - SAFETY OF USERS

REquired Reading:

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of Code Clauses F1 - F4 to the course, your BCA should have copies of these:

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you read the following material before the course:

TA016 CLAUSE D1 - ACCESS ROUTES

required REading:

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of Code Clause D1 to the course, your BCA should have a copy of this.

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you read the following material before the course:


TA017 SERVICES AND FACILITIES

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you read the following material before the course:

NZBC Code Clauses: G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9 and E3, these are all available via MBIE, click here.

  • G1 Personal Hygiene (incl amendment 6) [PDF 594 KB, 34 pages] Effective from 10 October 2011
  • G2 Laundering (incl amendment 2) (PDF 143 KB, 16 Pages) Effective from 10 October 2011
  • G3 Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination (incl amendment 1) (PDF 173 KB, 14 pages)
  • G4 Ventilation (Third Edition incl amendment 3) [PDF 598 KB, 28 pages] Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G5 interior Environment (incl amendment 2) (PDF 117 KB, 16 pages) Effective from 10 October 2011
  • G6 Airborne and impact Sound (incl amendment 2 (PDF 362 KB,14 pages) Effective from 1 December 1995
  • G7 Natural Light (incl amendment 2) (PDF 480 KB, 20 Pages) Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G8 Artificial Light (incl amendment 2) (PDF 481 KB, 18 pages) Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G9 Electricity (incl amendment 6) (PDF 450 KB, 19 pages) Effective from 14 February 2014
  • E3 Internal Moisture (incl amendment 5) (PDF 783 KB, 22 Pages) Effective from 14 February 2014

TA019 PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE COMPLIANCE

required Reading:

It is essential that you read Module 1 of the course materials, this will be sent to you in advance of the course start date.

What to bring to the course:

It is a course requirement that you bring copies of the following to the course, your BCA should have copies:

SITE VISIT REQUIREMENTS:

Personal safety equipment to bring for the off site visit:

  • Safety Boots, High Viz Vest & Hard Hat

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:

Legislation:

All available from - http://www.legislation.govt.nz

  • Building Act 2004 (Reprint 20 May 2014)
  • Local Government Act 1974
  • Local Government Act 2002
  • Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 1976
  • Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006
  • Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Act 2007

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Compliance Documents:

All available from MBIE, click here

  • B2 Durability (incl amendment 8) [PDF 559 KB, 32 pages] Effective from 14 February 2014
  • E3 Internal Moisture (incl amendment 5) [PDF 783 KB, 22 pages] Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G1 Personal Hygiene (incl amendment 6) [PDF 594 KB, 34 pages] Effective from 10/10/11
  • G4 Ventilation (Third Edition incl amendment 3) [PDF 598 KB, 28 pages] Effective from 14 February 2014
Standards:
  • AS/NZS 3500 - parts 0 - 1. This can be purchased from - Standards NZ

TA020 FIRE DOCUMENTS

required Reading:

It is essential that you read Module 1 of the course materials, this will be sent to you in advance of the course start date.

What to bring to the course:

  • A scale ruler

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended that you become familiar with the following material before you attend the course:

C PROTECTION FROM FIRE

The below are all available from MBIE, click here

  • Building Code Clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire
  • C/VM2 including amendment 4
  • C/VM1 and C/AS1 amendment 3
  • C/AS2 including amendment 3
  • C/AS3 including amendment 3
  • C/AS4 including amendment 3
  • C/AS5 including amendment 3
  • C/AS6 including amendment 3
  • C/AS7 including amendment 3


TA022 BWoF AND SPECIFIED SYSTEMS

RECOMMENDED READING:

MBIE Guidance on Building Warrants of Fitness and Compliance Schedules:



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