Fully Accredited Program Australia Construction Law

The construction industry in Australia is one of the most regulated sectors. According to a study by Master Builders Australia, Australia’s construction industry must comply with over 30,000 national, state, and local laws and standards. In addition, Australia's construction law is complex as it is interwoven with numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This multifaceted legal landscape can generate overlapping, or even conflicting rules that construction professionals, contractors, and legal experts find challenging to navigate.

This certified program is designed to equip you with an in-depth understanding of the intricate and dynamic construction laws in Australia at both the federal and state levels. You will explore critical topics including the Building Code of Australia (BCA), state and territory building acts, workplace health and safety regulations, environmental protection policies, and other pertinent legislation. This program will also emphasize the different state and territory laws, focusing on their unique aspects and nuances.

Throughout the program, you will learn how to develop construction safety plans, quality assurance programs, and other compliance policies and procedures in line with relevant legislation. You will also master conducting safety audits, environmental assessments, and necessary reporting to meet legal obligations. Moreover, you will learn how to manage hazardous materials, waste, and other environmental impacts while reasonably accommodating sustainability efforts. You will also gain essential skills for managing contracts, resolving disputes, and ensuring quality control in line with Australian legal standards.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in Australian Construction Law. This distinguished certification validates your advanced understanding of construction legislation, enhancing your professional standing by showcasing your specialized expertise in legal compliance, risk management, and the application of Australian construction law. Globally recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity, testifying to your expertise and dedication to excellence in the construction industry.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program to gain an in-depth knowledge of Australia's multifaceted construction laws, including federal and state laws as well as key construction regulations.
  • Learn to create robust compliance strategies that address environmental regulations, occupational health and safety standards, zoning laws, and contractual obligations.
  • Master the art of drafting, negotiating, and managing construction contracts in line with Australian legal standards.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in Australia Construction Law. This certification will endorse your understanding of the complex legal framework governing construction, as well as your expertise in effectively maneuvering the law within construction operations.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Australian construction law is a complex web of over 120 state regulations, requiring federal, state, and local approvals for building projects. Professionals must navigate this three-tiered system, secure federal code compliance, state development permissions, and local site plan permits - a multifaceted challenge essential for legal and efficient project execution.

This certified program will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the pivotal legislation and regulations governing the Australian construction sector, starting with an examination of the industry's regulatory landscape. You will gain insights into critical topics including Building Code of Australia (BCA), its integration into the broader legal framework, and its interplay with federal legislation and state/territory building acts, including the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act, Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act, and Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act). The curriculum provides granular insights into the intersections between these regulatory frameworks and the critical differences across individual states, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of the industry's regulatory environment.

Additionally, the program dives deeper into Australian construction law, emphasizing Standards Australia's oversight role while reviewing environmental regulations such as New South Wales' Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Western Australia's Planning and Development Act, and the ACT's Planning and Development Act. It synthesizes insights into how the National Construction Code (NCC) interacts with specific state/territory regulations for a cohesive understanding of legal oversight in construction. This program conducts a thorough examination of building acts across Australian jurisdictions, covering essential processes like permits, inspections, and approvals.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in Australian Construction Law. This distinguished certification validates your advanced understanding of construction legislation, enhancing your professional standing by showcasing your specialized expertise in legal compliance, risk management, and the application of Australian construction law. Globally recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity, testifying to your expertise and dedication to excellence in the construction industry.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Australia Construction Law
  • Construction Contracts and Compliance
  • Australian Standards Contracts
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Quality Assurance System & Protocols
  • Insurance and Liability
  • State and Territory Building Acts
  • Legislative Framework
  • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act
  • Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU)
  • Regulatory and Oversight Bodies
  • Safety and Compliance
  • Safety Audits
  • Contractual Obligations
  • Building Code of Australia (BCA)
  • National Construction Code (NCC)
  • Jurisdictional Differences
  • Australian Standard Contracts
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • State and Territory Building Acts
  • Construction Claims Management
  • Risk Assessment in Australian Construction Law
  • Work Health and Safety Act (WHS Act)
  • Zoning Laws
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Contract Management and Dispute Resolution
  • Subcontractor Oversight
  • Building Inspections
  • Compliance Strategy
  • Legal Reporting

Your Faculty Director

Philip Coates
Philip Coates
Distinguished Construction & Commercial Lawyer

Philip Coates, a prominent figure in the realm of construction and commercial law, is renowned for his proficiency in handling of intricate legal landscapes. His expertise spans commercial litigation, construction law, statutory prosecutions, as well as employment, criminal defense, and traffic law. Philip's stellar reputation is rooted in his remarkable achievements, notably his representation of The Plumbing Detectives, where he secured an impressive resolution of 12 out of 13 charges in a high-profile QBCC statutory prosecution. As the principal lawyer at Coates Davey Solicitors, his established law firm, Philip remains resolute in his dedication to delivering excellence in construction and commercial litigation, cementing his reputation as a trusted advocate and authority in his field.

Australia Construction Law Program Agenda

Module 1 - Overview of the Australian Construction Regulatory Landscape
Module 2 - Regulations & Compliance Overview
Module 3 - Workplace Health and Safety
Module 4 - State and Territory Building Acts
Module 5 - Regulatory and Oversight Bodies in Australia Construction
Module 6 - Role of Standards Australia
Module 7 - Construction Contracts and Compliance
Module 8 - Understanding Quality Assurance in Construction
Module 9 - Risk Assessment in Australian Construction Law
Module 10 - Hazardous Materials and Sustainable Construction Management & Environmental Considerations and Protection

How You Will Benefit

  • Navigate Complex Regulations: Gain expertise in maneuvering through Australia's intricate construction laws, encompassing over 30,000 national, state, and local standards.
  • Understand Federal and State Law Interplay: Develop a deep understanding of how federal, state, and local laws and regulations intertwine within the Australian construction industry.
  • Master the Building Code of Australia: Learn about the BCA's role in the broader legal framework and its relationship with federal and state/territory building acts.
  • Comprehend State-Specific Laws: Explore the unique aspects and nuances of different state and territory laws, focusing on their specific implications in construction.
  • Develop Compliance Strategies: Acquire skills to create safety plans, quality assurance programs, and compliance procedures in alignment with relevant legislation.
  • Conduct Audits and Assessments: Master the art of conducting safety audits and environmental assessments to comply with legal requirements.
  • Manage Environmental Impact: Learn effective management of hazardous materials and waste, integrating sustainability in construction practices.
  • Contract Management and Dispute Resolution: Gain essential skills in managing contracts, resolving disputes, and ensuring quality control under Australian legal standards.
  • Navigate Permit and Approval Processes: Understand the process of obtaining permits, conducting inspections, and securing approvals across various Australian jurisdictions.

Certification in Australia Construction Law

After successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in Australia Construction Law that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity. Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will help you distinguish your skillsets and you have attained expertise and in-depth knowledge in navigating the legislative, regulatory frameworks, and compliance requirements relevant to Australian construction protocols. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Australia

Dates: 12 - 13 Aug 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 19 Jul 2024 After 19 Jul 2024
Australia Delegates AUD 2,095 AUD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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Australia Construction Law Reviews and Testimonials

Attending the Australia Construction Law program was an enlightening experience. The trainer's in-depth knowledge and personalized approach made the complex legal concepts easy to grasp. I highly recommend this program to anyone in the construction industry.
I had the privilege of participating in the Australia Construction Law program, and it exceeded my expectations. The trainer's expertise and engaging teaching style made the program both informative and enjoyable. I now feel more confident in handling legal matters in my construction projects.
The Australia Construction Law program is a must for anyone working in the construction field. The trainer's deep understanding of the subject matter and real-world examples provided valuable insights. I left the program with a stronger understanding of construction law principles
I can't express how beneficial the Australia Construction Law program has been for me. The trainer's expertise and practical approach helped me apply legal principles directly to my work in the construction industry. It's a program I'd recommend without hesitation.
Attending the Australia Construction Law program was a game-changer for my career. The trainer's singular focus on the subject matter allowed for an in-depth exploration of construction law, and I walked away with valuable knowledge and skills.
The Australia Construction Law program, with its dedicated trainer, has been instrumental in enhancing my understanding of construction law. The trainer's commitment to the subject matter and ability to simplify complex legal concepts made the program accessible and valuable

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