Building law doesn't have to be BORING! - It can be practical, real and engaging.
Attend this power packed 2 day course if you want to:
- Become an IQP or BWOF agent
- Know your responsibilities under the building Act 2004
- Understand how the BWOF, compliance schedule and 12A certificate fits together
Objective: This two day course will provide you with knowledge in, and understanding of, the building warrant of fitness regime. It will also outline the duties and responsibilities of an IQP and their role in keeping buildings safe.
One attendee said: "I don't think anyone should be given IQP certification without at LEAST this course!!"
Who Should Attend: New IQPs, building industry tradesfolk who want to become an IQP.
Format: Interactive workshop, building audit, discussion and review and assessment
Duration: 2 days (9.00am - 4.00pm)
We will cover:
Part 1: Commercial Building Consents and Specified Systems
- Identifying and scoping specified systems
- Overview of what each specified system is
- What needs building consent
- Producer statements and systems verficiation during installation
- What to do about non-compliance
- The Compliance Schedule Statement - form 10
- Maintenance vs upgrades
Part 2: How to Read and Interpret Compliance Schedules
- Translating the CS information into work practices and alerts
- Form 11 – updating Compliance Schedules
- Creating a new Compliance Schedule checking regime for a system
- Who is responsible for what
Part 3: Onsite practices
- Inspections and supervision
- Who can do mainteance
- Setting up on-site systems for you, your team, and owners checks
- Deciding upon compliance and non-compliance / requirements and recommendations
- Training building owners and occupants in what to do and what to look for
- Onsite inspection and recording
- IQP checksheets and on-site logbooks or “In the Cloud” records
Part 4: Reporting and paperwork
- 12A Certificates
- Building Warrants of Fitness
- Test sheets and certificates
- Defect notices
- Systems status reports
- Council special forms (eg Auckland Council – report in lieu)
- Certificates of Inspection and Reporting - Form 12As: what are they and how are they filled in
- IQP records and annual reports
Part 5: Responsibilities of Owners, IQPs, Councils, and technical staff
- The responsibilities and functions of Councils: TAs, BCAs
- Owner / LKandlord responsbilities
- The role of tenants and building occupants
- Responsibilities and liability for IQPs and testing staff
As part of this course you will sit a knowledge assessment of the learnings which will be marked post-course.
Your expert facilitator: Sharn Piper
With 18 years’ experience in the Construction industry ranging from Carpentry, Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Team leadership, Sales Management, Inspections and Building Compliance, Sharn brings a unique set of skills to the table.
Building compliance & Construction is an industry Sharn is passionate about. He has experienced the construction industry, worked under houses, in roof spaces and at the executive table. He has experienced great success and great failures, but most importantly he is determined to learn from his experiences and pass his knowledge onto others.