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 10) [whole document - PDF 15 MB, 197 pages] Effective from 5 November 2020

TA014 B2 - DURABILITY

REQUIRED READING:

Please bring to course:

It is a course requirement that you bring a copy of Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for B2 Durability to the course (an electronic version is fine). Your BCA should have hard copies of these. 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for B2 Durability can be downloaded from below:

https://www.building.govt.nz/building-code-compliance/b-stability/b2-durability/

RECOMMENDED READING:

It is recommended you become familiar with the following material before attending this course.

NZS 3604: 2011 Timber framed Buildings (Section 4)

https://www.standards.govt.nz/shop/nzs-36042011/ (free download)

BRANZ Study Report SR241 Corrosion of fasteners in treated timber (2011) and Appendix

https://www.branz.co.nz/pubs/research-reports/sr241/ and

https://www.branz.co.nz/pubs/research-reports/sr241a/

https://www.npl.co.uk/

Code of practice for weathertight concrete and concrete masonry construction

https://cdn.ymaws.com/concretenz.org.nz/resource/resmgr/docs/ccanz/ccanz_cp01.pdf




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, and read, 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, and read, 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 1st Edition, amendment 3. Effective from 1 Jan 2017
  • G3 Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination. 1st Edition, amendment 2. Effective from 1 Jan 2017
  • G4 Ventilation. 4th Edition, amendment from 27 June 2019
  • G5 Interior Environment. 1st Edition, amendment 2. Effective from 10 October 2011
  • G6 Airborne and Impact Sound. 1st Edition, amendment 2. Effective from 1 December 1995
  • G7 Natural Light. 1st Edition, amendment 2. Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G8 Artificial Light. 1st Edition, amendment 2. Effective from 14 February 2014
  • G9 Electricity. 1st Edition, amendment 7. Effective from 5 November 2020
  • E3 Internal Moisture. E3/AS1 2nd Edition, amendment 7. Effective from 5 November 202
  • E3 Internal Moisture. E3/AS2 1st Edition, unamended. Effective from 5 November 2020

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:

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

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 6
  • C/VM1 and C/AS1 including amendment 5
  • C/AS2 2019 including amendment 2
  • Practice Note 22 Documenting fire safety design
  • MBIE guide to requesting information for means of escape.

TA022 BWoF AND SPECIFIED SYSTEMS

RECOMMENDED READING:

MBIE Guidance on Building Warrants of Fitness and Compliance Schedules:



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