National Seminar Series 2018

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NSS5 - NCC 2016 Volume Amendment 1
5 - 13 Sep


National Seminar Series

The National Seminar Series is a selection of high-quality seminars delivered across Australia. Seminars cover topics addressing each of the competency standards: Design, Documentation, Project Delivery and Practice Management. If you would like to suggest a topic or if you have any feedback please contact the CPD Team.

NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1

Seminar Outline

This seminar will address the use of inappropriate external cladding materials installed on high-rise buildings that have been identified as a major contributor to substantial fires in Australia, the United Kingdom, China and the Gulf region.

These fires have been the catalyst for an amendment to Volume One of the 2016 edition of the National Construction Code. The background and an overview of this amendment will be presented. Diverse means of facilitating the use of appropriate cladding materials will also be presented.

Presenter Biography

Mr Ray Loveridge
CPEng, FIEAust

Ray is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Built Environment at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is Chartered Professional Engineer and a Fellow of Engineers Australia, who has worked in the building design and construction industry for over 40 years.

Ray has previously held senior positions in private enterprise, state and local government, academia and the Australian Building Codes Board.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
  • Discuss the basis and scope of NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1
  • Apply the amended Deemed-to-Satisfy requirements and the new Verification Method
  • Participate in the development of Performance Solutions to achieve compliance with mandatory Performance Requirements.
CPD Points and Competency :

1.0 formal CPD points: Documentation

Pricing Structure: 

VIC Chapter Prices  TAS Prices
Member: $40.00 Member: $15.00
Non Member: $55.00 Non Member: $15.00 
A+ Member: $35.00 A+ Member: $15.00
Graduate: $20.00 Graduate: $15.00
SONA Member: $15.00 SONA Member: $15.00

TAS Livestream: please
email the Tasmanian Chapter 
CPD Coordinator directly on

National Livestream Prices

Member Livestream: $30.00
A+ Member Livestream: $25.00  
Non Member Livestream: $35.00  
Graduate Livestream: complimentary  
Group Livestream Discount (Member only) 
5-10 members = $250.00
Contact: or 
(03) 8620 - 3905 to take up this offer

If you are a holder of a special circumstances membership such as 'Article 88', Parental leave or Post Graduate leave, please contact Bianca Haas on or (03) 8620 3905 for a discounted rate.  


Location / Chapter Date Time  Book online 

TAS Chapter (Hobart)
1/19a Hunter Street

Wednesday 5 September 2018

1.00pm - 2.00pm
prior 5pm 4 September

TASMANIA (Launceston)
University of Tasmania
School of Technology, 
Environment & Design, 
Ground Floor Seminar Room: 118

Thursday 6 September 2018
1.00pm - 2.00pm
prior 5pm 5 September

NATIONAL Livestream


Thursday 13 September 2018
11.00am - midday (AEST)
prior 5pm 12 September 
VIC Chapter (Melbourne)
1/41 Exhibition Street

Thursday 13 September 2018
11.00am - midday

prior 5pm 12 September 

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Terms & conditions for CPD events

  1. The Australian Institute of Architects has the right to cancel or alter the dates, speakers or venue of an event.  
  2. In the event of cancellation, on demand video of the presentation or a refund will be offered to the registrant.
  3. Applications for refunds require two (2) working days notice prior to the event. 
  4. People attending in replace of the registered person must pay the ticket fee associated with their membership type. 
  5. Please note that start and end times are an estimation. Some seminars may finish earlier or later than the proposed time.