CPD Courses

2
Points

Asbestos
Awareness and
Management

Safety

Information for work sites to provide awareness to builders and tradespeople of where asbestos may be located and how to manage it.

2
Points

Building in
Bushfire
Prone Areas

Compliance

This course provides guidance on design and construction alternatives when building in bushfire prone areas

2
Points

Business
Structure and
Tax Basics

Business Management

The most common business structures and why it’s important to understand the responsibilities of each when starting a business.

2
Points

Ceilink Rigid
Insulated
Panels

Technical

Ceilink panels are specifically designed to fit under existing or new single skin roofing or line an existing wall.

2
Points

Contracts
Administration
and Mediation

Contracts

An extensive checklist for residential building contracts to assist both the builder and the customer.

2
Points

Customer Service
and Dispute
Resolution

Communication
Dispute Resolution

Happy customers are crucial for the overall success of your business and providing good customer service will bring many benefits.

2
Points

Employing
Workers and
Record Keeping

Business Management

A simple checklist summary of the legal requirements you need to consider when taking on new on-site employees.

2
Points

Estimating
and Costing

Business Management

Providing a cost estimate is a process of anticipating labour, materials and other costs associated with construction.

2
Points

Financial
Management
and Accounting

Business Management

Tips for good financial management - an essential part of starting and growing your business

2
Points

HardieDeck
Decking
System

Technical

A highly durable low maintenance deck combining specially machined fibre cement decking boards with an aluminium Fast-track fastening system.

2
Points

High Risk
Building: Safe
Work on Roofs

Safety

High Risk Construction involves working at heights and is a leading cause of death and injury in Australia.

2
Points

Home
Automation

Sustainability

Home automation systems can improve energy efficiency and achieve more sustainable outcomes in home design.

2
Points

Home Building
Compensation
Fund

Compliance

Formerly known as Home Warranty Insurance and required for all residential work where the contract price is above $20,000.

2
Points

Housing
Window
Compliance

Compliance

Window manufacturers are required to produce windows that meet minimum specifications under AS 2047.

2
Points

Landscape Tanks
OSD System

Sustainability

Landscape Tanks may be installed anywhere within a property to suit individual requirements, including front fences and retaining walls.

2
Points

Managing
Workplace
Bullying

Safety

Workplace bullying is repeated unreasonable behaviour towards a worker or workers that creates a risk to health and safety.

2
Points

Marketing and
Advertising

Business Management

Marketing strategies are key to establishing a solid reputation and encouraging new and repeat business.

2
Points

ModWood
Decking and
Screening

Technical

A composite product made essentially from a mixture of ground sustainable wood waste and recycled plastic milk bottles.

2
Points

Preventing
and Managing
Disputes

Communication
Dispute Resolution

This course provides an insight into the perspectives of both the independent contractor and the hirer when preventing and resolving disputes.

2
Points

Rapidwall
Single Panel
Walling System

Technical

A single panel walling system that eliminates the need for bricks, blocks, timber and steel wall frames and plasterboard linings.

2
Points

Safe Work
Method
Statement

Safety

WHS Regulations require employers to prepare a SWMS prior to commencing 'high risk construction work'

2
Points

Sealing the
Residential
Home

Sustainability

Sealing the home effectively will increase thermal comfort and reduce energy costs and carbon emissions by up to 25%

2
Points

Security of
Payment Act
1999

Compliance

A regulatory Act governing payment requirements which provide security for payments owing to NSW builders.

2
Points

Site Analysis
and
Preparation

Sustainability

This course covers specific site conditions that should be clearly identified prior to development to determine potential restrictions.

2
Points

Subcontractors,
Employees
and the Law

Business Management

Are you a contractor or a hirer? Know your obligations and responsibilities and keep up to date with contract requirements.

2
Points

Summary of
The Fair Work
Act

Compliance

An overview of the Fair Work Act, the main legislation governing the employee/employer relationship in Australia.

2
Points

Versiclad
Structural
Insulated Roofing

Technical

Versiclad is a leading brand of high performance roofing panels used for architectural, design, residential and industrial applications.

2
Points

Waste
Management

Sustainability

The biggest impact on construction waste volume can be made during the early design stage. Reusing as much as possible should be the aim.

2
Points

Workplace
Health and
Safety - WHS

Safety

As a business owner there are legal requirements that you must comply with to ensure your workplace meets WHS obligations.

2
Points

Workplace
Induction
Training

Compliance

Information for builders and principal contractors on general, site and workplace induction training