Building Defects and Condition Assessments

 
2nd December 2021 Australia

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COURSE OUTLINE

Building Defects and Condition Assessments


2nd December 2021 Australia

 
 
 
 
Session: Reason for Inspections

 

  • Defects
    • Fundamental Issues
    • Legislative and Operational Environments
  • Impact of Defects
    • Physical Risk
    • Professional Risk
    • Economic Risk
  • Rectification Issues
 
 
Session: Building Condition Assessments – Statutory Controls and Codes and where to apply them
 
  • Regulations and Codes
    • EP&A Act
    • National Construction Code (NCC)
    • Australian Standards
    • International Standards
  • Application
    • For Courts
    • For Tribunals
  • Meeting the standard of proof
Break
 
 
Session (Cont.): Building Condition Assessments.

 

  • Advisory including prepurchase
    • Visual inspection
    • Forensic inspection
    • Evidentiary Standards
    • The standard of proof.
    • Implications
LUNCH
 
 
Session: Inspections –

 

  • General Procedures Of Building Condition Assessment –
    • Purpose of the inspection
    • Type of inspection – visual, non-destructive or invasive?
    • What inspection and when?
    • Tools
    • Expertise (and proof of expertise) – absolutism or grades of expertise
    • Resources
 
 
Session: Inspection Methodologies

 

  • Visual Inspection Methods.
    • Appropriateness
    • Limitations
    • Latency
    • Acceptability
  • Non-destructive Methods.
    • Appropriateness
    • Limitations
    • Latency
    • Acceptability
    • Limitations
Break
 
 
Session: Intrusive Condition Assessment.

 

  • When appropriate by nature of the case
  • Physical integrity
  • Chemical integrity
  • Environmental integrity
  • Life cycle and Durability
 
 
Session: Summary

 

 
 
Session: Q&A

 

END OF DAY 
 
 

COURSE OUTLINE

Building Defects and Condition Assessments


2nd December 2021 Australia

 
 
 
 
Session: Reason for Inspections

 

  • Defects
    • Fundamental Issues
    • Legislative and Operational Environments
  • Impact of Defects
    • Physical Risk
    • Professional Risk
    • Economic Risk
  • Rectification Issues
 
 
Session: Building Condition Assessments – Statutory Controls and Codes and where to apply them
 
  • Regulations and Codes
    • EP&A Act
    • National Construction Code (NCC)
    • Australian Standards
    • International Standards
  • Application
    • For Courts
    • For Tribunals
  • Meeting the standard of proof
Break
 
 
Session (Cont.): Building Condition Assessments.

 

  • Advisory including prepurchase
    • Visual inspection
    • Forensic inspection
    • Evidentiary Standards
    • The standard of proof.
    • Implications
LUNCH
 
 
Session: Inspections –

 

  • General Procedures Of Building Condition Assessment –
    • Purpose of the inspection
    • Type of inspection – visual, non-destructive or invasive?
    • What inspection and when?
    • Tools
    • Expertise (and proof of expertise) – absolutism or grades of expertise
    • Resources
 
 
Session: Inspection Methodologies

 

  • Visual Inspection Methods.
    • Appropriateness
    • Limitations
    • Latency
    • Acceptability
  • Non-destructive Methods.
    • Appropriateness
    • Limitations
    • Latency
    • Acceptability
    • Limitations
Break
 
 
Session: Intrusive Condition Assessment.

 

  • When appropriate by nature of the case
  • Physical integrity
  • Chemical integrity
  • Environmental integrity
  • Life cycle and Durability
 
 
Session: Summary

 

 
 
Session: Q&A

 

END OF DAY 
 

   

 

Our Trainer Our Trainer has operated as an expert witness in matters before the Local, District, Land and Environment and Supreme courts of NSW as well as before tribunals and arbitration hearings in the fields of Architecture, Architectural Practice, Professional Indemnity (Architectural) Building Construction, Town Planning, and Strata Title matters. He is a sole practitioner. He maintains a high level of awareness of the professional, legal and technical matters affecting the Construction Industry through his continuing involvement in the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA), the Master Builders Association (MBA), IAMA and LEADR, and through both professional and academic continuing education

 

 

                              

 

 

 

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Registration fee only covers cost of all sessions & presentations. Fee is not inclusive of 9% Admin/Bank Charges.

 

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