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ABMA Building Management Training

The ABMA Building Compliance Accreditation Agency Limited is a not-for-profit platform for self-regulation of the maintenance and care of common property across Australia’s residential and mixed-use strata sector.

On this basis, the ABMA accredits training programs and trainers that satisfy the ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation Qualifications Framework. Such courses are then provided by other Training Organisations or ABMA Accredited Trainers. All training schedules outlined here on the ABMA website are facilitated by ABMA Accredited Trainers.

These training programs cater to the wide range of industry roles and improve knowledge in specific areas of building compliance. While the ABMA does also offer some short courses through ABMA Accredited Trainers, most longer courses are provided by other trusted organisations or individuals within the industry.

Here is an overview of ABMA Accredited Training Programs…

ABMA Accredited Training Programs

*Below is a list of the ABMA Training Programs which have scheduled training dates available for online registration in 2021. Please contact the ABMA on Freecall 1800 123 262 or email help@abma.org.au to find out more about the remaining training courses and when they are being held.

2021 Available ABMA Training Programs:

ABMA Academic Calendar:
2021 Academic Calendar (170 KB PDF. 2021 First half)

Course Details & Registration:

ABMA002 Strata/Trade Professionals Annual Induction (SPAI/TPAI)  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course provides an annual induction to both strata and trade professionals on the current standards, legislation and compliance requirements for the maintenance of common property and aims to fast-track capability and provide an audit trail of evidence of a positive safety culture within your organisation.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to the ABMA Building Management Code© and its practical use
  • General Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) induction

Prerequisites: Nil

Friday, 25 June 2021   9:00am-12:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Friday, 30 July 2021   9:00am-12:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Friday, 24 September 2021   1:00pm-4:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD001 Regulatory Compliance via Self-Assessment  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course assists participants in understanding the unique regulatory compliance requirements of their building by exploring a compliance checklist template and identify the areas applicable in each participant building or setting.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to regulatory compliance
  • Self-assessment of participants building

Prerequisites: Nil

Friday, 25 June 2021   1:00pm-4:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 26 August 2021   3:00pm-6:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD004 Managing a Defective Building Work Claim  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course introduces participants to the process of identifying and categorising building defects, determining liable parties, understanding time limitations, and how to complete a defective building work claim.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to identification and categorisation of building defects
  • Information on issuing notices and demanding rectification

Prerequisites: Nil

Thursday, 24 June 2021   3:00pm-6:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Friday, 27 August 2021   1:00pm-4:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD005 Project Management of Capital Works on Common Property  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course provides participants information on capital works in residential strata schemes and the preparation needed for a capital upgrade event. This includes discussing how to run a feasibility study, how to assess whether building approvals are required for your project and knowledge on building works certification and warranties.

Course Overview:

  • Information on project feasibility and approvals
  • Introduction to compliance certification and warranties

Prerequisites: Nil

Friday, 29 October 2021   9:00am-12:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD006 Fire Compliance in Residential Strata  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course assists participants in understanding approved fire protection systems and how to maintain their compliance. This includes discussing key stake holders, compliance and maintenance requirements and updating of a fire safety installation.

Course Overview:

  • Information on preventative maintenance and compliance requirements
  • Introduction to management of fire defects

Prerequisites: Nil

Friday, 27 August 2021   9:00am-12:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Friday, 29 October 2021   1:00pm-4:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD007 Introduction to the Facilities Management Plan  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course introduces participants to an overview of an effective Facilities Management Plan (FMP). This includes discussing “As Constructed” documentation, Baseline Data for a building, and the importance of a site-specific, comprehensive FMP to ensure full compliance under complex legislative requirements.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to the four pillars of an effective Facilities Management Plan (FMP)
  • Guidance to develop and implement a site-specific FMP

Prerequisites: Nil

Thursday, 29 July 2021   3:00pm-6:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


CPD008 ABMA Code Utilisation Code of Conduct for Caretakers  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:

This course assists participants in how to apply objective industry standards and professional standards of behaviour to Caretaking services delivery on common property. This includes discussing allowable tolerances for performance-based auditing and principled evidence gathering for performance management purposes, including management of unhelpful workplace behaviours.

This course is designed for caretaking service providers and can be completed alone or as a part of the ABMA New Entrants Program.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to utilisation of the ABMA Building Management Code© and the ABMA Code of Conduct
  • Information on building management standards and assessment of these

Prerequisites: Nil

Friday, 24 September 2021   9:00am-12:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: In-person
Venue: Riverside Hotel - Brisbane
Location: 20 Montague Road, South Brisbane QLD 4101


CPD012 Introduction to the WHS Compliance Management Plan  

Cost: $330.00

Duration: 3 hours

Description:
This course assists participants to better understand their duties as a person conducting a business or undertaking on the common property of a residential strata property. If you coordinate or arrange works on the common property then you may be acting as the Health & Safety Representative for the common property workplace and you need a comprehensive WHS Plan for this role. This course will help you understand your responsibilities and how to create an audit trail of vigilance to demonstrate a positive safety culture

Prerequisites: nil

Friday, 30 July 2021   1:00pm-4:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 28 October 2021   3:00pm-6:00pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


BMT001 Certificate of Building Management  

Cost: $660.00

Duration: 6 hours

Description:

This course is an entry-level training program designed for Caretaking service providers and Facilities Managers seeking to understand the objective industry standards and regulatory compliance duties relating to their role. This includes development of site-specific Facilities Management Plans (FMP).

This course can be completed alone, as a part of the ABMA New Entrants Program or as the first step on the journey for the Diploma of Building Management and acquiring Full Building Manager Accreditation with the ABMA.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to industry standards and regulatory compliance duties
  • Guidance to develop and implement a site-specific Facilities Management Plan

Prerequisites: Nil

Thursday, 24 June 2021   9:00am-2:30pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 29 July 2021   9:00am-2:30pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 26 August 2021   9:00am-2:30pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 23 September 2021   9:00am-2:30pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Thursday, 28 October 2021   9:00am-2:30pm AEST
Delivery Mode: Online


Notes:

  1. A current edition of the ABMA Building Management Code© is required per participant (not included in course cost), but available for purchase (hard-copy) with course registration.
  2. Courses may be offered ‘online’ or ‘in-person’. Where offered online, please consider the email address you provide in registering, as this will form part of your course access credentials.
  3. Some training requires prerequisite knowledge or course completion. Please read the prerequisite information carefully before enrolling.
  4. To apply for (and renew) ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation, trainees must complete a module of ABMA CPD, together with the Strata/Trade Professionals Annual Induction (STAI). Course details below. Also see details of Industry Practitioner Accreditation ›

Terms & Conditions

General Terms and Conditions (80 KB PDF)

Contact the ABMA via Freecall 1800 123 262 or email help@abma.org.au

 

 
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