Body Corporate Best Practice (Part A + Part B) – Complete One Day Training Course

Course Type Body Corporate Best Practice – Complete One Day Training Course
Reference Code BCBP (Part A + Part B)
Course Duration 6 to 7 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
  • Tradesperson/Tradesman/Tradespeople
  • Self-Managed Body Corporate
  • Property Developers
Course Description Students are provided an Introduction to the Body Corporate & Community Management Act and associated Regulation Module/s (specific to each scheme/site) to best comply and deliver on the Committee/Caretaker/Body Corporate Manager “Code of Conduct” legislative obligations.

Courses are ideal for those presently living, working or looking to invest within the strata sector for the first time and require a higher understanding of building compliance obligations and the day-to-day body corporate operational requirements.

Trainers will endeavour to cover all nominated modules/subjects within the allocated timeframe. Students may also extend training session times as and when required. Please refer further below for full course details.

Course Subjects PART A

Course subjects include:

  1. Introduction to the BCCMA97 – “Code of Conduct” for Body Corporate Managers/Caretakers/Committee Members
  2. Understanding Your Scheme Profile (Module Type, Class Type, Rise Type) & Distinguishing The Key Components of Legislation That A Relevant To Your Scheme
  3. Understanding The Roles And Responsibilities of Committee Members (Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Ordinary Members, Body Corporate Manager & Building Manager/Caretaker)
  4. Body Corporate & Caretaker Spending Limits & Authorities – How When, Where & Why Body Corporate Funds May Be Expended?
  5. Essential Building Management Tools (Identifying & Reviewing Key Documents – Community Management Statement, Sinking Fund Forecast, Insurance Policy)
  6. New Building Establishment Requirements (In Accordance With The ABMA Code)
  7. Body Corporate By-Law Breach – Caretaker Versus Committee Obligations, Process & procedures
  8. Committee Meeting Versus General Meeting Operational & Legislative Requirements


Course subjects include:

  1. Building Maintenance – Lot Owner Versus Body Corporate Responsibility
  2. Letting Versus Caretaking Responsibilities – When Should The Body Corporate Be Informed
  3. Power To Enter Lots & Emergency Expenditure By The Body Corporate
  4. Understand the Body Corporate Insurance Claim Process & Procedure
  5. Building Management Plan + Annual Administration & Sinking Fund Budget Preparation Requirements
  6. Understanding The Body Corporate Financial Year Cycle & Learning How To Maximise This Knowledge To Your Advantage
  7. Student Scheme Requested Items (e.g. How To Prepare Motions For Body Corporate Consideration, How To Chair An Annual General Meeting, How To Prepare a Building Manager’s Report)
Time Schedule Monday to Sunday (7 Days A Week)

Morning Session
8:30am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Session
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Students may elect to schedule 2 half day training workshops, or alternatively, arrange a 1 day intensive training session

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: $1,390 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $1,190 + GST/Person
Text Book (Layman’s Guide): $55 + GST/Copy
Postage & Handling Charges Apply to Courses Delivered via Video Conference Link: $25 + GST (Domestic), AT COST (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:

  • BCBP (Part A + Part B) – Certificate of Participation
  • Strata Mastery – Electronic Student Participant Badge
Course Enrolment Requirements Scheme documents are requested to be forwarded to Trainers not later than 2 weeks prior to all scheduled workshops –

  • Community Management Statement (CMS)
  • Caretaking & Letting Agreement (If Applicable)
  • Sinking Fund Forecast
  • Asset Register & Contracts Register (If Available)
  • Notice of Previous Annual General Meeting (Including all Supporting Documents)

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