Events and seminars

Free 2020 NCC Seminar videos available

Due to the health risks associated with COVID-19 the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) was unable to deliver the 2020 National Construction Code (NCC) Seminars. Instead they have produced 12 videos which are focused on highlighting changes included in the NCC 2019 Amendment 1.

The videos are available to watch for free on the ABCB YouTube Channel or from their Resource Library.

Current events

Consultation sessions – Registration of builders (and related occupations) reforms 

Have your say on the proposed reforms to the registration of builders (and related occupations).

Building and Energy will be presenting information outlined in the recently released consultation paper proposing changes to the Building Services legislation.

Session one
Date and time: Monday 30 November 2020, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: Technology Park, Bentley
Register here: www.registrationofbuildingoccupationswareforms.eventbrite.com.au

Session two
Date and time: Monday 7 December 2020, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: Joondalup Reception Centre, Joondalup
Register here: www.registrationofbuildingoccupationswareforms2.eventbrite.com.au

Registration is essential.

For further information on the session or the paper please email enquiries to registrationreview@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

Registered building surveyors information day 

Registered building surveyors are invited to attend a free information day hosted by the Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

Topics will include:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Swimming pool safety
  • Fire stopping
  • Bushfire construction
  • NCC 2019 Amendment 1
  • DFES operational requirements
  • Building and Energy's investigation activities
  • Recent policy work that relates to building surveyors

Registrations can be made for either the morning or afternoon session or for the full day program.

Places are limited due to Covid-19 restrictions. Registered building surveying practitioners (BSP) will be given priority and will need to enter their BSP number when registering through Eventbrite.

Date and time: Friday 27 November 2020, 9.00am – 5.00pm (registrations open at 8.30am)
Location: Bentley Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley
Cost: free
Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/registered-building-surveyors-information-day-tickets-124515084971

Plumbing induction sessions

Building and Energy holds free information sessions for licensed plumbing contractors. These sessions will help to clarify plumbers' obligations under the Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000 as well as provide an opportunity to meet with other licensed plumbers, and talk to Building and Energy plumbing inspectors. New licensed plumbing contractors and existing licence holders in need of a refresher course are invited to attend.

Date: Monday 7 December 2020, 4.30pm
Venue: First floor, Mason Bird Building, 303 Sevenoaks Street, Cannington
Cost: Free
Duration: One hour

To register to attend, email be.events@dmirs.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 6251 1377.

Sessions in 2021 will be held on Mondays at 4.30pm. Dates below.

  • 1 February 
  • 12 April
  • 7 June
  • 9 August
  • 4 October
  • 6 December

Previous industry presentations

Work on or near energised electrical installations  (680KB)
Work on or near energised electrical installations - print friendly (265KB)
Supervision of electrical apprentices (916KB)
Supervision of electrical apprentices - print friendly (260KB)

Read about the Building Summits held in 2016.

Some previous presentations are available online. View the videos webpage.

Visit the WorkSafe events webpage for events and information sessions on topics relevant to workplace safety and health.

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