Completion of this course will enable eligible candidates to apply for accreditation in Category E1 with the Building Professionals Board* (BPB) under the Building Professionals Act 2005 allowing the successful applicant to undertake Swimming Pool Barrier Inspections and issue Certificates of Compliance against the required legislation.
* It is not Nationally Recognised Training.
Our course costs $2200 plus GST
The key areas covered by this course include:
Unit 1: Course introduction and child drowning statistics
Unit 2: New South Wales swimming pool legislation framework
Unit 3: Locate and interpret regulatory requirements for E1 Certifiers
Unit 4: The role of the NSW Building Professionals Board
Unit 5: E1 Certifiers and the law
Unit 6: Roles and Responsibilities of E1 Certifiers
Unit 7: Pools and Barriers
Unit 8: Conduct a pool compliance inspection and certification
Students who are deemed competent will receive a Certificate of Completion issued by Building UpSkills (BUS)
Note: The builder or swimming pool builder's licence should not have conditions preventing the holder from constructing swimming pools or swimming pool fencing. The structural landscaper's licence should not have conditions preventing the holder from constructing swimming pool fencing.
You do not meet the requirements to enrol under pathway 1, BUT you do have two years' recent experience working for a local council carrying out the inspection and certification of at least 20 swimming pools and associated barriers for compliance with the Swimming Pools Act 1992.
The course is delivered online (Study in the comfort of your own home or workplace) and a practical assessment is required to be attended in Engadine, NSW. This assessment usually takes an hour or two.