Body Corporate Manager Training And Workshops

1. New Staff Induction Training Program for Body Corporate Managers

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If you are seeking casual, part-time or full-time employment within strata management or facility/building management and require knowledge of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act & Australian Building Management (“ABMA”) Code to make the right first impression OR you are a busy business owner and lack the sufficient resources to provide hands-on, industry specific training to newly appointed staff members, we can assist! The best guarantee of compliant, high quality outcomes is well-trained, competent & qualified people.

Strata Mastery are ABMA Industry Accredited State Course Facilitators and body corporate specialist trainers. Our training sessions or workshops are:

  • Provided onsite
  • Conducted in the manager’s office/home or local meeting rooms
  • Training is fully customised and tailored to each students competency level and previous industry experience.

Students enrol to the “Body Corporate Best Practice” short course which provides an important introduction to the Body Corporate And Community Management Act and the associated regulations.

For a free quotation and confidential discussion, please do not hesitate to call 07 3861 1432.

2. Introduction to the Australian Building Management (ABMA) Code for Body Corporate Managers

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With over 1,500+ pages of Acts and Regulations currently in existence (QFES Act, QBCC Act, Electrical Safety Act, WH&S Act), the ABMA Code provides an important beginner’s guide to the statutory, mandatory and minimum objective standards which apply to building compliance that is specific to common property (bodies corporate) and specific to each Australian State. Clarification on building owner (body corporate) versus caretaker (building manager) and service contractor (strata manager, property managers) building compliance obligations and responsibilities for the full life cycle of the building is clearly set-out in the ABMA Code.

Strata Managers/Body Corporate Managers may enrol to the “Strata Professionals Annual Induction” (SPAI) Training Program and “Strata Mastery” – ABMA Code Utilisation & Code of Conduct (1 Day) Training Program. Students exit the training program equipped with knowledge, reference guides and simple tools for ensuring that lot owners/caretakers are limiting their risk exposure in critical compliance areas and may confidently delivery on their contracted or legislated duties. Students will also receive a “Certificate of Participation” and may further apply for full ABMA Industry Accreditation.

Training sessions and workshops are customised to each body corporate to ensure that students are able to immediately apply the principles of the ABMA Code to their scheme. Training programs are:

  • Provided on site
  • Conducted in the manager’s office/home or local meeting rooms
  • Training is fully customised and tailored to each students competency level and previous industry experience.

The best guarantee of compliant, high quality outcomes is well-trained, competent & qualified people. The ABMA, via its Industry Practitioner Accreditation is for individuals seeking to build capability in a specialist area so as to offer qualified services to the strata sector. Getting started on the ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation Pathway will fast track and streamline your company efforts.

To enrol today, please call 07 3861 1432.

3. Caretaker Performance Management (Internal) Audits for Body Corporate Managers

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If your client (Committee Members) are struggling with the performance of their onsite building manager/caretaker, do not fear a lifeline is here! Our short training courses are available for (voting) committee members looking to gain a clear understanding of caretaker contract (caretaking and letting agreement, management agreement) role and responsibilities.

Training includes:

  • A comprehensive review of the caretaking agreement – in alignment with the Australian Building Management (“ABMA”) Code
  • Site inspection to identify any non compliances
  • Training on appropriate reporting requirements
  • Tendering, gardening and cleaning requirements of the onsite caretaker
  • Appropriate by-law breach management process and procedures
  • Financial management requirements of the onsite caretaker

Our courses also provide an important introduction to body corporate policies to ensure that the building management team are successfully delivering on your contract obligations etc. Upon completion of the ABMA Code training program, students may also apply for full ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation and continue to safeguard your investment by keeping abreast of all changes in legislation that relevant to your state.

For a discussion and free quotation today, please call 07 3861 1432.

4. Mediation/Dispute Resolution Support Services for Body Corporate Managers

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The ultimate outcome of any dispute is a “win-win” resolution. Clarification of caretaker obligations which fall under the Body Corporate & Community Management Act, building management standards (Australian Building Management “ABMA” Code) and caretaking contract duties – frequency of duties, scope of duties and a measurable objective delivery standards is critical. Our confidential training sessions and consultancy services are fully customised to ensure that site-specific, scheme issues are appropriately addressed. We understand that one shoe does not necessarily fit all! Dispute resolution services are provided 7 days a week.

Upon completion of the ABMA Code training program, students may also apply for full ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation. Contact us today for further information or confidential discussion, call 07 3861 1432.

5. Assignment of Management Rights Interview Training for Body Corporate Managers

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All sales/purchasers/transfers/assignments of management rights are subject to an “Assignment Interview” with the prospective body corporate committee. From time-to-time, the Body Corporate Manager may be called upon to conduct the Interview Process on behalf of the Body Corporate (as an additional service request). This can sound like a daunting task but for those who possess a good working knowledge of the Body Corporate & Community Management Act (BCCMA) and level 1 understanding of the ABMA Code, delivering on client expectations is made easy! Often knowing where to find qualified support and assistance is the hardest part! Our training consultancy services are customised and could be scheduled for half day or full day training sessions, equipping Strata Managers with knowledge on how to conduct an Assignment Interview.

Courses focus on the role and responsibilities of the caretaker under the BCCMA and Australian Building Management (ABMA) Code and include a step-by-step review of the caretaking agreement “Schedule of Duties”. Workshops are held onsite, in the manager’s office or local meeting rooms and are tailored to each students competency level and previous industry experience.

Workshops are:

  • Provided onsite
  • Conducted in the manager’s office or local meeting rooms
  • Training is fully customised and tailored to each students competency level and previous industry experience.

To book today, please call 07 3861 1432.

6. Strata Service Directory of ABMA Industry Accredited Preferred Practitioners for Body Corporate Managers

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AT STRATA MASTERY WE UNDERSTAND THAT FINDING A SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED BODY CORPORATE SERVICE CONTRACTOR OR CONSULTANT YOU CAN TRUST IS NOT ALWAYS EASY.

That is why we set out to provide you with a reliable source of service contractors from:

  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Painters
  • Pest Control Specialists
  • Water-proofing engineers
  • Lift & Air conditioning Consultants
  • Colour Consultants
  • Search Agents
  • Specialist Body Corporate Legal Advisers

We are committed to putting you in touch with only the industry’s best. What is more Strata Mastery’s list of ABMA Industry Accredited Practitioners is FREE! This is a complimentary industry service!

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What others have to say:

“Stephanie has gone above and beyond being a trainer, mentoring our Strata Manager Barbara Lockyer whose skill level would not have been achieved but for Stephanie’s extensive knowledge of the industry and expertise. We would highly recommend Strata Mastery to anyone looking to improve their business in the strata industry.”

Aspect Property Group Established Since 1989 – Property Developers

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