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Bushfire Regulations and Construction

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Course overview

This course covers the knowledge and skills required to effectively understand the requirements of building in a bushfire prone area including:

  • Overview of recent bushfires, the damage caused and the post recovery.
  • Overview and understanding of regulatory context for building in Bushfire prone areas.
  • State Planning and building laws in relation to bushfire construction. 
  • The bushfire construction requirements for a house in an area affected by a BAL.
  • How to assess a building site to determine the bushfire building requirements.
  • Construction requirements for building a deck.
  • Construction requirements for building a garage, carport or similar structure.
  • Improving the bushfire resistance of existing structures.

On successful completion of this short course, you will be issued with a HIA Statement of Completion.

If you register for a virtual course, you will need to ensure you have access to an electronic device with video and audio capabilities to dial into the virtual session.

CPD points

This workshop has been approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points as below:

  • NSW – 3pts
  • TAS – 3pts

Fees

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$165  $275

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* Prices include GST. The course fee does not include required resources (if applicable)

Who would do this training?

  • Builders
  • Business owners
  • Site managers
  • Planners
  • Certifiers
  • Any construction industry participants wanting to increase their understanding of bushfire regulations and requirements.

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HIA can provide tailored Professional Development (PD) sessions for your team that are dedicated to the topics that affect your business.

Get in touch to arrange an industry expert-led group session at a time and date that suits you.

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Why study with HIA?

Nationally Recognised Training
Online, virtual & in-person options
Earn CPD points
Government-subsidised courses
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Highly qualified trainers
Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business."