NSW Building CPD Courses
5 key areas of Construction
5 key areas of construction safety including fall prevention, moving plant, electrical safety, form work safety & risks of asbestos.
Communication & customer service
Learn about advertising, first impressions, customer service, the communication process, effective listening & running meetings.
Compliance & legislation
Learn about WHS laws, licensing requirements, first aid regulation, managing safety in the workplace, hazards, risks & WHS control measures.
Compliance, legislation and installation
Window wind loads, thermal comfort, bushfire attack levels, BCA provisions, strata schemes, correct installation & care and defective operation.
Contract types, documentation & administration
Learn about the different types of contracts, documentation, administration, extension of times, suspension of works & ending a contract.
Effective window design & performance
Window design including glass thickness, lamination, insulation & glazing, films, conduction, energy ratings, weather tightness & noise.
Learn about the Fair Work Act and the national workplace system, minimum wage, modern awards, enterprise agreements and workplace rights.
Energy and water management
Energy management, energy efficient appliances, solar energy, lighting options & indoor and outdoor water management.
Introduction to contracts
Contract law, regulatory requirements, contract scope, unfair terms, classification of terms, real case studies and contract term definitions.
Introduction to termites
Termite identification and behaviour, risk, termite resistant design & material, statutory requirements and high-risk termite sites.
Negotiation, conflicts & disputes
Learn the negotiation process, unfair practices, causes of conflict, conflict resolution, dispute avoidance & dealing with complaints.
NSW Home Building Act
Provides information on the NSW Home Building Act, contracts, licences, warranties, disputes & claims, disciplinary proceedings and actions.
Planning your business & work
Planning & setting up your business, covers developing a business plan, establishing contracting relationships, GST, TAX & record keeping.
Programming & report writing
This topic addresses project planning, programming, developing Gantt charts, estimating, scheduling, monitoring, & report writing.
Safety documents & common WHS issues
WHS workplace documents and addresses issues such as manual handling, noise, lead, mould, PPE and emergency procedures.
Security of payments
Security of Payment Act: the adjudication process, key documents & process, enforcing determinations and definitions within the Act.
Sustainability & the government
Learn about the importance of sustainable building, adapting to climate change, energy efficiency, the NCC and industry initiatives.
Sustainable building design
Learn how sustainable building design can be achieved using orientation, positioning, solar design, thermal mass, insulation and window selection.
Termite management for builders
A step by step guide to termite management including assessing site & design risk, selecting & installing management systems and preventing problems.
The Building Code of Australia
Looks at the Australian Standards, HBA warranties, certification of work, litigation & complaints and Building & Construction Industry Code 2014.
Understanding Legislation: Waste Management Planning
Unwrap the National Waste Policy for builders and receive clear guidance on a builder's responsibilities under the policy