External events

06
Dec
2022

Universal Design v Access, What does the Federal Court decision – Ryan v Sunshine Coast Health Service – mean for access requirements to and within buildings? – 1.5 hours

06-12-2022 10:00 am -11:30 am
$165.00

A recent disability discrimination court outcome relating to access to buildings has now raised the bar!

It’s no longer about compliance with minimum access standards or the NCC!

In August 2021, the Federal Court made a watershed determination regarding access requirements in buildings. It’s no longer about ‘minimum compliance’ with the NCC and the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010, elements relating to Universal Design must also be considered in the design and development of buildings.

08
Dec
2022

Accredited Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Assessor Course – 4.5 hours

08-12-2022 12:30 pm -5:00 pm
$715.00

This course is for professionals who wish to undertake Specialist Disability Accommodation Design Standard (SDA) Assessments, to confirm that Designs or Final-as-built structures, comply with the SDA Design Standard. It is also beneficial for people wishing to gain a better understanding of the SDA Design Standard, regardless of their intention to become an assessor.

15
Dec
2022

Livable Housing Australia – Design Guideline Assessor Course – 2.5 hours

15-12-2022 11:00 am -1:30 pm
$418.00

This course is for professionals who wish to undertake Livable Housing Australia (LHA) Design Guideline Assessments, to confirm that designs or as – built structures, comply with the LHA Design Guidelines.

Many housing developments are required to comply with the LHA Design Guidelines, and only registered LHA Assessors can confirm compliance and issue the LHA Quality Mark.

 

09
Feb
2023

Changing Places Assessor (Accessible Adult Change Facility) Course – 3 hours

09-02-2023 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
$605.00

The lack of accessible adult change facilities creates major issues for people who need specialised equipment to go to the toilet when they are away from home. Carers often resort to using the floor of an accessible toilet, as the space for changing and toileting those they support, which is both inequitable and abhorrent.

28
Feb
2023

Accredited Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Assessor Course – 4.5 hours

28-02-2023 12:30 pm -5:00 pm
$715.00

This course is for professionals who wish to undertake Specialist Disability Accommodation Design Standard (SDA) Assessments, to confirm that Designs or Final-as-built structures, comply with the SDA Design Standard. It is also beneficial for people wishing to gain a better understanding of the SDA Design Standard, regardless of their intention to become an assessor.

02
Mar
2023

Livable Housing Australia – Design Guideline Assessor Course – 2.5 hours

02-03-2023 11:00 am -1:30 pm
$418.00

This course is for professionals who wish to undertake Livable Housing Australia (LHA) Design Guideline Assessments, to confirm that designs or as – built structures, comply with the LHA Design Guidelines.

Many housing developments are required to comply with the LHA Design Guidelines, and only registered LHA Assessors can confirm compliance and issue the LHA Quality Mark.

 

07
Mar
2023

Understanding the New Access Provisions in the National Construction Code (NCC) – 2 hours

07-03-2023 10:00 am -12:00 pm
$220.00

In September 2022 new access provisions for housing will be introduced into the National Construction Code (NCC). This will mean a significant change to requirements for housing, that will improve livability to homes across Australia.

These changes are based on, but are not the same, as those outlined in the Livable Housing Design Guidelines (LHDG).

29
Mar
2023

Understanding Access Legislation and Universal Design in Buildings – 1 day

29-03-2023 10:00 am -4:30 pm
$715.00

This course provides participants with an understanding of the wide range of disability access and universal design considerations that must be addressed in planning, design, development, maintenance and upgrade of buildings.