Full suite of earthquake-prone building courses now available

Posted: 31 July 2018

'Apply' is the latest course to be released on MBIE’s Building Performance online learning site.
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The course takes you through the monitoring and enforcement process for earthquake-prone buildings, including the strengthening or demolition work required. It provides useful scenarios and links to other resources for more detailed information.

The course is mainly for territorial authorities but may also interest building owners and others.
Apply takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Other online courses for earthquake-prone buildings

The Apply course is the final in a suite of five online courses related to the new system for managing earthquake-prone buildings. Other modules available are:

  • Identify: identifying potentially earthquake-prone buildings
  • Decide: deciding if buildings are earthquake prone
  • Assess: assessing potentially earthquake-prone buildings
  • Building owners: understanding your responsibilities under the new system

Online courses offer flexible learning as you can access the website from work or home at a time convenient for you.

Learning.building.govt.nz has further information about the courses.

You will need to log in to Real Me, and you will need to register your details the first time you do a course.

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