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BDAV CPD Seminar, 16 April 2018 : Building Regulations Update

The Victorian Government has undertaken a review of the current building regulations prior to their expiry in June 2018, with an emphasis on improving administrative efficiency, and modernising the regulations. We are pleased that highly-regarded member, Michael Mettes from DCI Building Services, and John Prendergast from the City of Greater Dandenong, have kindly agreed to give members an understanding of the anticipated key changes in the new building regulations at our next CPD seminar on 16 April 2018.

For further details, or to register, CLICK HERE.

Regional Meetings March/April 2018

The first round of Regional Meeting for 2018 feature BDAV CEO Kate Bell, and our new Membership & Corporate Partnership Officer, Evelyn Morraitis, who will provide updates and lead discussions on:

– What has been happening in the industry;
– What is planned for 2018 and beyond;
– BDAV activities over the past 12 months;
– FAQs from the Member Help Desk;
– Open Forum for Members.

Join us at the meeting closest to you. For details, click on the relevant date:

Ballarat: held Thursday, 8 March 2018
Bendigo: held Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Geelong: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Wangaratta: Thursday, 22 March 2018
Frankston: Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Warragul: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

BDAV CPD Webinar, 26 February 2018: Using the Analytics Tab in FR5

This webinar can now be ordered from the BDAV's WEBSHOP. Presented by highly-regarded energy consultant, Tony Isaacs, it is essential viewing for FirstRate 5 users. Tony shows not just the 'nuts and bolts' of how the Analytics tabs are used, but he also explains why you would want to use them, some of the pitfalls you may not be aware of, and he suggests ways of using these functions you may not have thought of. He also explains how you can use the Internal Temperature Graphs tab with the TIC tool or Excel to extend your analysis and offer new services to your clients.  1 CPD Technical Point applies upon receipt of a summary, highlighting the key points you learn by viewing this webinar.

BDAV Pre-Registration Course

The BDAV's Pre-Registration course is aimed at those building designers who plan to seek registration with the Victorian Building Authority either now or in the near future.

To view the course outline, CLICK HERE.

To express interest in this course, CLICK HERE. When we receive sufficient expressions of interest, we will notify you of the next available date and details.

BDAV Contract Administration Course

The BDAV's Contract Administration course is a great course to assist building designers to develop the knowledge and skills to manage and administer standard form building contracts. It is also helpful for those building designers seeking registration as a building practitioner in Victoria.

To view the course outline, CLICK HERE.

To express interest in this course, CLICK HERE. When we receive sufficient expressions of interest, we will notify you of the next available date and details.

BDAV Events 2018

The BDAV's Event Schedule summarising proposed events for 2018 is available by CLICKING HERE.

BDAV reserves the right to alter any event without notice, subject to the industry’s needs. Dates are subject to change without notice.

Queries About BDAV Events

Queries about BDAV events should be directed to or by phone on (03) 9416 0227.

Recordings of BDAV CPD Events

DVDs of selected past BDAV CPD seminars, as well as audio-recordings and webinar presentations of recent CPD events, may be ordered at the Webshop at this site. BDAV Members should remember to log-in first as a Member at this website before accessing the Webshop, to order any purchases at the reduced Member rates.

Members who order a webinar presentation and who wish to have the CPD point recorded in their CPD Manager should email to BDAV a brief summary of the key points you learned by viewing the webinar. This validates that you actually viewed it. (This is not required by those members who view the webinar on the scheduled screening date.)

BDAV CPD DVDs are accompanied by a questionnaire. To receive the accompanying CPD points, complete and return the questionnaire to BDAV.