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This course provided participants with the information to understand and be able to explain the legislative and regulatory requirement of BCA accreditation, the role of IANZ, the auditing process and identifying corrective actions, and granting or revoking accreditation.
Through interaction and case study review, participants will develop the understanding and skills necessary to make decisions relating to 'upgrading of existing buildings, as nearly as is reasonably practicable'.
This course will provide an understanding of the content of the NASH Standard - Residential and Low-rise Steel Framing Part 1: Design Criteria and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure compliance of a completed steel construction.
This entry level course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of heat transfer and how to provide insulation of various types to ensure a building provides a safe and warm environment that is energy efficient and meets the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC). It includes the amendments bought in by MBIE in November 2021.
The Difficult to Consent provides guidance on New Zealand's regulatory system and how to apply it beyond the normal bounds of typical residential, commercial, and industrial construction. This includes Building Control consideration of Regulatory requirements for boats, vehicles, yurts, and shipping containers, as well as off-site and off-shore prefabrication, modular construction, and transportable buildings construction methodology that challenges our traditionally accepted compliance pathway.
This course will give participants the knowledge and understanding of good practice in plan processing, processing considerations for minor works and small residential buildings.
This course provides participants, knowledge and understanding of good practice in site inspections with practical exercises, simulation and case studies and the undertaking of a real inspection.
This course will provide an understanding of NZS 3604 an Acceptable Solution in B1 and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure compliance of a completed construction. An absolute must for anyone starting out in Building Controls.
This course provides participants with the information to understand and explain: being an effective communicator; the styles of communication; effective listening and what we hear; mode of communication; barriers to communication; and difficult conversations.
This course can be used to demonstrate competency with Regulation 10(3)(e)
This course provides participants with the information to understand and explain: what is ethics; the six ethical lenses, preparation for ethical decisions; decide what’s right; testing ethical decisions; personal responsibility, and reflection.
This course can be used to demonstrate competency with Regulation 10(3)(e) and 10(30(f)
This course provides participants with the information to understand and be able to explain fire safety requirements for houses, control of fire and smoke spread, access for fire fighters, warning systems, fire separations and means of escape.
This course can be used to demonstrate competency in Regulation 10(3)(c), 10(3)(d)(i) and 10(3)(d)(ii).
This course provides participants with the information to understand and be able to explain the requirements in Building Code clauses G1 Personal Hygiene, G2 Laundering, G3 Food Preparation, G4 Ventilation, G7 Natural Light, G8 Artificial Light, G9 Electricity and E3 Internal Moisture.
This course will give participants the ability to navigate the legislation applicable to building and construction requirements, including NZ Building Code, compliance documents, standards, technical literature, approvals, terminations and other documentation required to carry out the building control function.
This course will provide participants with a working knowledge of those clauses of the NZBC that provide for the quality, amenity and user safety within the internal spaces of our built environment. The correct application of these Code Clauses is essential to achieve an acceptably safe and healthy internal environment. All building surveyors require an understanding of the principals behind these clauses and the minimum requirements of the NZBC.
This course will give a participant an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the compliance schedule regime, including how a compliance schedule should be prepared. The requirements around Warrants of Fitness and other documentation is provided, and an explanation of each specified system, and the inspection and maintenance regimes which ensure the safe operation of these systems.
This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of heat transfer and how to provide insulation of various types to ensure a building provides a safe and warm environment. It makes sense of the various paths to compliance including schedule, calculation and modelling methods.