Body Corporate Best Practice (Part A) – Half Day Customised Course

Course Type Body Corporate Best Practice – Half Day Customised Course
Reference Code BCBP (Part A)
Course Duration 3 to 4 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 their 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.

Students are provided the opportunity to customise the 4 Hour training session to best compliment their individual competency levels. Students undertaking the Body Corporate “best fit” training program, may select up to 8 course modules/subjects of greatest importance and relevance.

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 note that students wishing to complete all course modules/subjects are directed to the “Body Corporate Best Practice – Full Day Training Program.


Course subject options:

  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
  9. Building Maintenance – Lot Owner Versus Body Corporate Responsibility
  10. Letting Versus Caretaking Responsibilities – When Should The Body Corporate Be Informed
  11. Power To Enter Lots & Emergency Expenditure By The Body Corporate
  12. Understand the Body Corporate Insurance Claim Process & Procedure
  13. Building Management Plan + Annual Administration & Sinking Fund Budget Preparation Requirements
  14. Understanding The Body Corporate Financial Year Cycle & Learning How To Maximise This Knowledge To Your Advantage
  15. How to Prepare a Common Property Conditions Report
  16. 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

Course Venue Onsite

  • 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: $695 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $595 + GST/Person
Text Book (Layman’s Guide): $55 + GST/Copy
Course Duration: 3 to 4 Hours
Workshop Material: All student guides, text books and certificate is provided on training date.

Group Discounts Apply For Groups of 3 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 the course, students will receive:

  • BCBP (Part A) – Certificate of Participation
  • Strata Mastery – Electronic Student Participant Badge
Course Enrolment Requirments 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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