Training Calendar

Our training offerings are listed below. Scroll straight to the bottom of the page to view availability by date. 

In 2023 all our course offerings have been promoted as online zooms.  If you would like to provide the venue and host a face to face, in person, training in your area and have 5 or more people to attend then contact training direct.  We will then create a face to face event in the calendar and promote this for registration.

When registering for events:

  • Tick the box next to the training you are interested in to view available courses and the areas they are scheduled to run in (only tick one box at a time, face to face are available upon request).
  • If the course you require is not available on our training calendar, please contact training@boinz.org.nz and we can assist you.





Current Events

February 2024

  • E2 Weathertightness - Online Zoom

    29 February 2024 - 1 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of water and the application of these principles to ensure buildings are weather tight and comply with Building Code Clause E2 External Moisture.

  • E2 Weathertightness - Invercargill - Face to Face

    29 February 2024 - 1 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of water and of the NZBC as it applies to water entry and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure compliance of a completed construction.

March 2024

  • BWoF and Specified Systems - Online Zoom

    5 March 2024 - 7 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    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.


  • Entry Level D1 Access Routes/ F1 Safety of Users - Online Zoom

    7 March 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


  • Entry Level - H1 Energy Efficiency - Online Zoom

    8 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    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.

  • Fundamental 3 day Building Controls - Online Zoom

    11 March 2024 - 13 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will give participants an understanding of the ‘Big Picture’ in terms of the building environment, local government and private sector building controls, agencies, the people and the language and how as a Building Official they fit into the picture.

  • Entry Level - Plumbing and Drainage - Online Zoom

    13 March 2024 - 15 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    This course provides the ability to identify different systems and approaches, consent and inspect these installations, and recognise unsafe installations to ensure compliance with the Building Code.

  • Advanced Building Warrant of Fitness- Online Zoom

    15 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

     This 1 day course is designed as refresher/supplementary course to the existing 3-day Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Specified System course. Click here for course content. 

  • NEW Plumbing and Drainage - Understanding the Changes - online zoom

    21 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This course provides participants with an understanding of the plumbing and drainage changes, published by MBIE in November 2023, to the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code clauses: E1 Surface Water, G12 Water Supplies and G13 Foul Water.
  • Entry Level - B2 Durability - Online Zoom

    25 March 2024 - 26 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • NEW Protection from Fire - Understanding the Changes - Online Zoom

    25 March 2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This course provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's November 2023 changes to Protection from Fire, covering the amendments to C/AS1, C/AS2, C/VM2. The amendments take note of the changes to the recent NZ Standards updates to NZS 4512, NZS 4514 and NZS 4541. We will explain the main changes with relation to these standards and to the Acceptable Solutions.

  • Advanced Fire - Online Zoom

    27 March 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This course provides a more advanced view of the NZ Building Code clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire and C/VM2. This advanced course is suitable for anyone dealing with designs beyond the Acceptable Solutions or with alterations to existing buildings who needs to understand the NZ Building Code for Protection from Fire to help with ANARP or alternative solutions decisions. The course is being updated to reflect MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.

April 2024

  • Entry Level- E2 Weathertightness - Online Zoom

    4 April 2024 - 5 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Services and Facilities - ONLINE - Contact Training for Face to Face option

    8 April 2024 - 9 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    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.


  • Difficult to Consent - Online Zoom

    9 April 2024 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


    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.


  • NZHHA Solid Fuel Heating- Online

    10 April 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


    BOINZ and the New Zealand Home Heating Association have partnered to bring a training course which will ensure attendees are aware of the latest product and technical developments, the all important installation requirements and common areas of installation non compliance.

  • Clause D1 Access Routes/ TA016 Clause F1 Safety of Users - Online Zoom

    11 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    A must do and must understand two part course for all BCOs. This two subject one day course defines the specific technical requirements of the NZBC Clause D1 Access Routes and NZBC Clauses F1 - 4 Safety of Users.  The course sets out the performance requirements and how to meet these to provide safe and accessible access routes and most importantly safeguard people from injury or illness.

  • Entry Level Fire Documents - Online Zoom

    11 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    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).


  • Entry Level - Services and Facilities- Online Zoom

    17 April 2024 - 18 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    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 can be used to demonstrate competency in Regulation 10(3)(c), 10(3)(d)(i) and 10(3)(d)(ii).


  • H1 Energy Efficiency - Online Zoom - Contact Training for Face to Face option

    22 April 2024 - 23 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    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.

  • Beginner Fire Documents - Online Zoom (in hybrid)

    23 April 2024 - 24 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This comprehensive two-day workshop provides participants with a thorough understand of Fire Documents C/AS1 and C/AS2. The course also includes Warning Systems (Clause F7). Day two brings the learnings to life with a practical component and case study.

    This course is being updated and will reflect MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.
  • TA020 Beginner Fire Documents - Face-to-Face Hamilton - in hybrid

    23 April 2024 - 24 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This comprehensive two-day workshop provides participants with a thorough understand of Fire Documents C/AS1 and C/AS2. The course also includes Warning Systems (Clause F7). Day two brings the learnings to life with a practical component and case study.

    This course is being updated and will reflect MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.
  • B2 Durability - Online Zoom - Contact Training for Face to Face option

    29 April 2024 - 30 April 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    The Building Code stipulates requirements around the durability of various building components, ensuring the continued safety and health of building users.  This course provides clear guidance for Steel fixings, timber, concrete, structural steel, claddings, membranes and sealants.


May 2024

  • E2 Weathertightness - Online Zoom- Contact Training for Face to Face Option

    2 May 2024 - 3 May 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of water and the application of these principles to ensure buildings are weather tight and comply with Building Code Clause E2 External Moisture.

  • Fundamental 3 day Building Controls - Online Zoom

    28 May 2024 - 30 May 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will give participants an understanding of the ‘Big Picture’ in terms of the building environment, local government and private sector building controls, agencies, the people and the language and how as a Building Official they fit into the picture.

June 2024

  • Advanced Compliance Schedules - Online Zoom- Contact Training for Face to Face Option

    6 June 2024 - 7 June 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

     This 2 day course is designed as refresher/supplementary course to the existing 3-day Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Specified System course. Click here for course content. 


  • Advanced Building Warrant of Fitness- Online Zoom

    17 June 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

     This 1 day course is designed as refresher/supplementary course to the existing 3-day Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Specified System course. Click here for course content. 

  • NEW Protection from Fire - Understanding the Changes - Online Zoom

    17 June 2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This course provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's November 2023 changes to Protection from Fire, covering the amendments to C/AS1, C/AS2, C/VM2. The amendments take note of the changes to the recent NZ Standards updates to NZS 4512, NZS 4514 and NZS 4541. We will explain the main changes with relation to these standards and to the Acceptable Solutions.

  • As Near As Reasonably Practicable (ANARP) Workshop - Online Zoom

    18 June 2024 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


    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'.


  • Clause D1 Access Routes/ TA016 Clause F1 Safety of Users - Online Zoom

    21 June 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    A must do and must understand two part course for all BCOs. This two subject one day course defines the specific technical requirements of the NZBC Clause D1 Access Routes and NZBC Clauses F1 - 4 Safety of Users.  The course sets out the performance requirements and how to meet these to provide safe and accessible access routes and most importantly safeguard people from injury or illness.

  • 3-day Plumbing and Drainage Compliance - Online Zoom

    24 June 2024 - 26 June 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This is a 3-day condensed version of the 5-day course. It does not include onsite effluent. More details to come shortly.
  • NZHHA Solid Fuel Heating- Online

    25 June 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


    BOINZ and the New Zealand Home Heating Association have partnered to bring a training course which will ensure attendees are aware of the latest product and technical developments, the all important installation requirements and common areas of installation non compliance.

July 2024

  • Services and Facilities - ONLINE

    15 July 2024 - 16 July 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    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.


  • B2 Durability - Online Zoom - Contact Training for Face to Face option

    18 July 2024 - 19 July 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    The Building Code stipulates requirements around the durability of various building components, ensuring the continued safety and health of building users.  This course provides clear guidance for Steel fixings, timber, concrete, structural steel, claddings, membranes and sealants.


  • BWoF and Specified Systems - Online Zoom

    23 July 2024 - 25 July 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    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.


  • E2 Weathertightness - Online Zoom- Contact Training for Face to Face Option

    30 July 2024 - 31 July 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of water and the application of these principles to ensure buildings are weather tight and comply with Building Code Clause E2 External Moisture.

August 2024

  • Beginner Fire Documents - Online Zoom - Contact Training for Face-to-Face option

    15 August 2024 - 16 August 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This comprehensive two-day course begins with online learning and a pre-course knowledge assessment. This is followed by the two-day workshop that provides participants with a thorough understand of Fire Documents C/AS1 and C/AS2. The course also includes Warning Systems (Clause F7). Day two brings the learnings to life with a practical component and case study.

    This course is being updated and will reflect MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.
  • NEW Protection from Fire - Understanding the Changes - Online Zoom

    19 August 2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This course provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's November 2023 changes to Protection from Fire, covering the amendments to C/AS1, C/AS2, C/VM2. The amendments take note of the changes to the recent NZ Standards updates to NZS 4512, NZS 4514 and NZS 4541. We will explain the main changes with relation to these standards and to the Acceptable Solutions.

  • Intermediate Fire The FEB Process - Online Zoom

    27 August 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This interactive workshop provides a sound understanding of the Fire Engineering Brief (FEB) process. It includes the components and stage of the FEB process, the roles of the various stakeholders, levels of FEB from basic to complex alternative solutions, and the documentation required for a FEB.


  • NZHHA Solid Fuel Heating- Online

    29 August 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


    BOINZ and the New Zealand Home Heating Association have partnered to bring a training course which will ensure attendees are aware of the latest product and technical developments, the all important installation requirements and common areas of installation non compliance.

September 2024

  • Advanced Fire - Online Zoom

    10 September 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This course provides a more advanced view of the NZ Building Code clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire and C/VM2. This advanced course is suitable for anyone dealing with designs beyond the Acceptable Solutions or with alterations to existing buildings who needs to understand the NZ Building Code for Protection from Fire to help with ANARP or alternative solutions decisions. The course is being updated to reflect MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.
  • Advanced Compliance Schedules - Online Zoom- Contact Training for Face to Face Option

    16 September 2024 - 17 September 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

     This 2 day course is designed as refresher/supplementary course to the existing 3-day Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Specified System course. Click here for course content. 


  • Fundamental 3 day Building Controls - Online Zoom

    25 September 2024 - 27 September 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will give participants an understanding of the ‘Big Picture’ in terms of the building environment, local government and private sector building controls, agencies, the people and the language and how as a Building Official they fit into the picture.

October 2024

  • E2 Weathertightness - Online Zoom- Contact Training for Face to Face Option

    1 October 2024 - 2 October 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


    This course will provide an understanding of the mechanics of water and the application of these principles to ensure buildings are weather tight and comply with Building Code Clause E2 External Moisture.

  • NEW Protection from Fire - Understanding the Changes - Online Zoom

    21 October 2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This course provides participants with knowledge and understanding of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's November 2023 changes to Protection from Fire, covering the amendments to C/AS1, C/AS2, C/VM2. The amendments take note of the changes to the recent NZ Standards updates to NZS 4512, NZS 4514 and NZS 4541. We will explain the main changes with relation to these standards and to the Acceptable Solutions.

November 2024

  • Entry Level Fire Documents - Online Zoom

    1 November 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This entry level course focuses on C/AS1 in relation to R1-R3 Residential Buildings. The course includes Fire Separations and Means of Escape and involves working through a case study.

    This course is being updated with MBIE's 2 November 2023 changes.
  • NZHHA Solid Fuel Heating- Online

    5 November 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


    BOINZ and the New Zealand Home Heating Association have partnered to bring a training course which will ensure attendees are aware of the latest product and technical developments, the all important installation requirements and common areas of installation non compliance.

  • 3-day Plumbing and Drainage Compliance - Online Zoom

    11 November 2024 - 13 November 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    This is a 3-day condensed version of the 5-day course. It does not include onsite effluent. More details to come shortly.

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