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Bushfire Regulations and Construction

Bushfire Regulations and Construction

Course overview

This online course shows how to assess the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) risk and also how to reference the appropriate Australian Standard.

This course covers the following key learning outcomes:

Building rules for bushfire prone areas

  • An overview of the Australian regulatory requirements
  • An introduction to the National Construction Code (NCC) and referenced standards

Determining a site Bushfire Attack Level (BAL)

  • What is BAL
  • How to calculate BAL
  • Understanding what impacts BAL

Construction requirements

An overview of construction requirements for each BAL including:

  • Fire resistant materials
  • Construction framing and roofing
  • Cladding
  • Garages

Existing buildings – alterations and extensions

Information and examples of the types of measures builders and home owners can apply to improve bushfire performance of existing buildings or undertaking renovations and extensions to homes in bushfire areas.

On successful completion of a series of online knowledge check questions, you'll receive a Statement of Completion. If you're a HIA member, your CPD point/s will be automatically uploaded to your CPD tracker on your myHIA dashboard.

If you register for a virtual course, you will need 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 – 1pt
  • TAS – 1pt

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Member price

FREE

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Who would do this training?

The course is relevant for:

  • Builders
  • Business partners and business owners
  • Trade contractors
  • Industry participants who want to understand more about bushfire regulations and construction.

Group Training: Professional Development


 

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.

Enquire now

Funding partner

Keystone

HIA acknowledges Keystone Tasmania‚Äôs support in providing project funding to enable the delivery of critical workforce development and training activities for the building and construction industry.