Two Half Day Workshops SS15/2 Means of Escape and Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting : Nelson : August 2022

NELSON : TUESDAY 23 AUGUST 2022

Our half day workshops are designed to provide technical training and information for Inspectors, Testers, IQP’s, Council Officers, Property Managers and other interested parties working in the building compliance sector.

The Means of Escape / Final Exits workshop (Morning) will include all aspects of means of escape from a building including open paths, safe paths, exitways and final exits. 

The Emergency Lighting workshop (Afternoon) will include Building Code clause F6 visibility in escape routes, central supply and single point systems and illuminated exit signage. 

Each workshop is designed to be both theory and interactive. They will and include technical presentation, two separate building case studies, product examples and a technical quiz challenge and assessment.

The workshops will cover the following:

  • Focus on inspection, maintenance and reporting including the
    certification and issue of a Form 12A.
  • Cover an overview of the legal requirements of the New Zealand
    Building Act and Building Code right through to the relevant performance
    standards
  • Certification and ongoing compliance of the specified systems SS15/2
    Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting.
  • The purpose and requirements of these systems, how to approach the
    process of inspections.
  • A practical look at common defects, reporting and what and when to
    certify.

For more details and to register CLICK HERE

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HALF DAY WORKSHOP :  SS7 AUTOMATIC BACKFLOW PREVENTERS INSPECTION AND TESTING IQP REFRESHER

CHRISTCHURCH - WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST 2022

The Association of Building Compliance will be running the online SS7 Automatic Backflow Preventers Inspection and Testing IQP refresher workshop on Wednesday 24 August 2022 from 1pm - 4.30pm noon.

The workshop will cover the following:

  • Focus on annual inspection and device testing, maintenance and reporting including certification records.
  • An overview of the requriements of the relevant building code and technical standards, G12 Water Supplies, AS 3500, AS2845.3 2010, NZ Industry Backflow Testing Standard 2019, including introducing the American cross connection control manual.
  • Right device and the right application?  Discussion about the devices and where they should be installed.
  • Test reports and testing requirements in accordance with the compliance schedule handbook for SS7: How it has to be tested? What has to be tested? When it has to be tested?
  • Changes proposed for the Three Waters Reform; how this may affect IQPs' testing boundary devices.
  • Clarification in relation to single check valves in fire systems adn what is SS7 backflow or a fire system feature.
  • A practical look at common defects with backflow prevention devices, reporting and what and when to issue Form 12As.

Attendance is limited to 24 people and attendance certificates will be sent to all attendees after the workshop.

We had great feedback to the last workshop so if you are wanting to attend, we suggest you get your registration in ASAP.

To register, download the information and registration form by CLICKING HERE  

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Two Half Day Workshops SS15/2 Means of Escape and Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting : Dunedin : August 2022

DUNEDIN : WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST 2022

Our half day workshops are designed to provide technical training and information for Inspectors, Testers, IQP’s, Council Officers, Property Managers and other interested parties working in the building compliance sector.

The Means of Escape / Final Exits workshop (Morning) will include all aspects of means of escape from a building including open paths, safe paths, exitways and final exits. 

The Emergency Lighting workshop (Afternoon) will include Building Code clause F6 visibility in escape routes, central supply and single point systems and illuminated exit signage. 

Each workshop is designed to be both theory and interactive. They will and include technical presentation, two separate building case studies, product examples and a technical quiz challenge and assessment.

The workshops will cover the following:

  • Focus on inspection, maintenance and reporting including the
    certification and issue of a Form 12A.
  • Cover an overview of the legal requirements of the New Zealand
    Building Act and Building Code right through to the relevant performance
    standards
  • Certification and ongoing compliance of the specified systems SS15/2
    Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting.
  • The purpose and requirements of these systems, how to approach the
    process of inspections.
  • A practical look at common defects, reporting and what and when to
    certify.

For more details and to register CLICK HERE

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Two Half Day Workshops BWOF Fundamentals and Owners Checks : Dunedin : SEPTEMBER

DUNEDIN : 1 SEPTEMBER 2022

BWOF Fundamentals (Morning)

Whether you are new or experienced in the industry, this is a good course designed to upskill or refresh your skills in the Building Warrant of Fitness Regime. This session covers the background of the Building Act, Schedule 1, Specified Systems, the BWOF process from start to end, Annual Reports, Form 11's, status reporting and much more...

Owners Compliance Checks (Afternoon)

This workshop is practical training on the purpose and procedures required for the completion of monthly inspections (owners checks) on specified systems as required by the Building Act and Building Regulations.  This course will cover key elements of the NZ Building Act, NZ Compliance Schedule Handbook, Inspections as listed on a building compliance schedule document, including SS14/2 signs for specified systems, SS15/2 final exits and exitways to reach a place of safety, SS15/3 and SS15/5 fire and smoke separations relating to means of escape, SS15/4 signs for communicating information for evacuation (exit, directional, no exit signs) and look at the functional relationship with other specified systems in respect to means of escape such as SS34 Doors.  This course will also provide recommended best practices templates for inspection records and/or on-site logbooks.

For more details and to register CLICK HERE

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Two Half Day Workshops SS15/2 Means of Escape and Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting : Wellington : September 2022

WELLINGTON : WEDNESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2022

Our half day workshops are designed to provide technical training and information for Inspectors, Testers, IQP’s, Council Officers, Property Managers and other interested parties working in the building compliance sector.

The Means of Escape / Final Exits workshop (Morning) will include all aspects of means of escape from a building including open paths, safe paths, exitways and final exits. 

The Emergency Lighting workshop (Afternoon) will include Building Code clause F6 visibility in escape routes, central supply and single point systems and illuminated exit signage. 

Each workshop is designed to be both theory and interactive. They will and include technical presentation, two separate building case studies, product examples and a technical quiz challenge and assessment.

The workshops will cover the following:

  • Focus on inspection, maintenance and reporting including the
    certification and issue of a Form 12A.
  • Cover an overview of the legal requirements of the New Zealand
    Building Act and Building Code right through to the relevant performance
    standards
  • Certification and ongoing compliance of the specified systems SS15/2
    Final Exits and SS4 Emergency Lighting.
  • The purpose and requirements of these systems, how to approach the
    process of inspections.
  • A practical look at common defects, reporting and what and when to
    certify.

For more details and to register CLICK HERE

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But wait, there's more.... 

We will be running these workshops in other locations so keep checking back here for more information on these.

Other workshops and seminars coming up include:

  • Means of Escape
  • Emergency Lighting

And, if there is a particular course you want to see in your area - drop us a line and let us know - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.