Body Corporate Dispute Resolution & Committee/Caretaker Management Course

Course Type Body Corporate Dispute Resolution & Committee/Caretaker Management Course
Reference Code DRCM
Course Duration Min. 4 to 5 Hours
Student Type
  • Caretakers/Building Managers/Facility Managers
  • Prospective Purchasers of Management Rights
  • Committee Members (Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer & Ordinary Members)
  • Lot Owners/Owner Investors/Owner Occupiers
  • Strata Managers/Body Corporate Managers
  • Property Managers/Letting Agents
  • Real Estate Sales Agents
  • Self-Managed Body Corporate
  • Property Developers

Students are provided an Introduction to the Australian Building Management (ABMA) Code within 3-4 Hours.

Students exit the training program equipped with knowledge, reference guides and simple tools for ensuring that lot owners are limiting their risk exposure in critical compliance areas and 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” – ABMA Code Utilisation & Code of Conduct Training Program (1-2 Hours) also includes a comprehensive review of ABMA Code standards with, site-specific, Caretaking Agreement “Schedule of Duties”. In short, workshops are customised to each body corporate/scheme, to ensure that Students are able to immediately apply the principles of the ABMA Code to specific, day-to-day business requirements and concerns.

The course is essential for those presently living, working or looking to invest within the strata sector.

Course 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:

i. A step-by-step review of ABMA Code standards with, site specific, Caretaking Agreement “Schedule of Duties”.

Time Schedule Monday to Sunday (7 Days A Week)

Morning Session
8:30am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Session
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Course Venue Video Conference Training

  • Skype
  • Google – Hang Out
  • Other


  • Owner’s Unit
  • Manager’s Unit
  • Property Developer’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 Normal Rate: $860 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $660 + GST/Person

Postage & Handling Charges Apply to Courses Delivered via Video Conference Link: $25 + GST (Domestic), $35 + GST (International)

Workshop Material: All student guides, text books and certificate is provided on training date.

Group Discounts Apply For Groups of 2 Or More (50% Discount Applies to Second Person) – Please Contact Us For A Quote
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Course Completion Upon completion of the course students will receive:

  • DRCM – Certificate of Participation
  • Strata Mastery Lifetime Subscription Membership
Course Enrolment Requirments Scheme documents are requested to be forwarded to Trainers not later than 2 weeks prior to all scheduled workshops –

  • Caretaking & Letting Agreement (If Applicable)
  • Community Management Statement

Documents may be requested from your Strata Manager/Body Corporate Manager and forwarded to:

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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