ABMA – Trade Professionals Annual Induction Training Program + Body Corporate Best Practice – Introduction to the Body Corporate & Community Management Act Workshop

Course Type PART A: ABMA – Trade Professionals Annual Induction Training Program, 2-3 Hours And, PART B: STRATA MASTERY – Body Corporate Best Practice – Introduction to the Body Corporate & Community Management Act Workshop, 2-3 Hours
Reference Code TPAI + BCBP
Course Duration Min. 4 to 5 Hours
Student Type Tradesperson/Tradesman/Tradespeople/Service Contractors

(For example, Electricians, Plumbers, Pest Control, Lift Consultants, Lift Maintenance Service Providers, Air Conditioning Maintenance Service Providers, Swimming Pool Maintenance Service Providers, Cleaners, Gardeners, Window Cleaners, Engineers etc.)

Course Description Students are provided an Introduction to the Australian Building Management (ABMA) Code within 2-3 Hours.

Students exit the training program equipped with knowledge, reference guides and simple tools for ensuring that body corporate clients are limiting their risk exposure in critical compliance areas and service providers may confidently deliver on their contracted or legislated duties. Students will also receive a “Certificate of Participation” and may further apply for full ABMA Industry Accreditation.

The “Strata Mastery” – Body Corporate Best Practice Workshop (2–3 Hours) also includes a review of ABMA Code standards with, site specific, Caretaking Agreement “Schedule of Duties” and also provides service contractors with an important introduction to the Body Corporate And Community Management Act. In short, workshops are customised to each students competency level or prior industry knowledge and experience.

The course is essential for those presently servicing the strata sector and looking to gain suitable recognition for service excellence.

Subjects PART A

Course subjects include:

  1. New Building Establishment Requirement at the First General Meeting of the Body Corporate
  2. Hand-over & Induction Requirements of Newly Appointed Caretakers 
  3. Building Classifications 
  4. Essential Services (Gas, Water, Electricity Sewerage Infrastructure)
  5. Fire Protection Services
  6. Non Essential Services (Air Conditioning)
  7. Soft Services – Cleaning & Waste Removal
  8. Soft Services – Gardening
  9. Recreational Areas – (Theatre, Playground, BBQ Area)
  10. Swimming Pools & Spas
  11. Minor Works (Caretaker Versus Body Corporate Responsibilities)
  12. Work Place Health & Safety Compliance Requirements (Body Corporate Versus Service Contractor Versus Caretaker Responsibilities)
  13. Code of Conduct
  14. Performance Management
  15. Project Management (When should the Body Corporate Engage an Independent Project Manager)
  16. Landlords & Tenants Compliance & Maintenance Responsibilities


Course subjects include:

  1. Introduction to the BCCMA97 – “Code of Conduct” for Body Corporate Managers/Caretakers/Committee Members
  2. Understanding The Roles & Responsibilities of Committee Members (Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Ordinary Members, Body Corporate Manager & Building Manager/Caretaker)
  3. Body Corporate & Caretaker Spending Limits & Authorities – How When, Where & Why Body Corporate Funds May Be Expended?
  4. Body Corporate requirements when entering into a service agreement or tendering process
  5. Building Maintenance – Lot Owner Versus Body Corporate Responsibility
  6. Power To Enter Lots & Emergency Expenditure By The Body Corporate
Time Schedule Monday to Sunday (7 Days A Week)

Morning Session
8:30am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Session
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Course Venue Onsite

  • Business Owner’s Office


  • Venue of Client Choice or Alternatively (Please See Below)

Brisbane Square Library
266 George Street, Brisbane City
Telephone 07 3403 4166

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 3:00pm
Closed on Public Holidays

Meeting Room Hire Fees & Charges – Category One, Up to 50 people:

Rate: $18 per hour, 2 Weeks Advance Bookings Required

Trainer’s Travel Charges To & From Training Venue May Apply:

Industrial Award Rate of $0.80/km

Course Fee PART A: TPAI

Normal Rate: $430 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $330 + GST/Person
Text Book (ABMA Code): $180 + GST/Copy

PART B: BCBP for Trade Professionals

Normal Rate: $430 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $330 + GST/Person


Normal Rate: $860 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $660 + GST/Person
Text Book (ABMA Code): $180 + GST/Copy
Workshop Material: All student guides, text books and certificate is provided on training date

Group Discounts Apply For Groups of 2 Or More – Please Contact Us For A Quote
Strata Mastery Membership Registration is FREE. Visit the Strata Mastery HOME Page

Course Completion Upon completion of courses students will receive:

  • TPAI – Certificate of Participation
  • Students may also apply for full ABMA Industry Practitioner Accreditation
Course Registration For a free quotation or to enrol today, please contact Strata Mastery on telephone 07 3861 1432 or complete the on-line enquiries form provided.
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What others have to say:

“Without a doubt important information. The kind of information managers do not want to learn through experience!”-

Nicholas MiaoEdward Street, Brisbane, 2016

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