BUILDING COMPLIANCE 101 + STRATA MASTERY – ABMA Code Utilisation & Code of Conduct Workshop

Course Type STRATA MASTERY – PART A: BUILDING COMPLIANCE 101 + PART B: ABMA Code Utilisation & Code of Conduct Workshop
Reference Code BC101 + CUCC
Course Duration Min. 5 to 6 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
Course Description Course participants are provided an Introduction to the Australian Building Management (ABMA) Code within 5-6 Hours.

Course participants exit the training program equipped with knowledge, reference guides and simple tools for ensuring that Lot Owners/Caretakers/Facility Managers are limiting their risk exposure in critical compliance areas and may confidently delivery on their contracted and/or legislated duties. Students will receive a “Certificate of Participation” upon completion of the course.

The “Strata Mastery” – ABMA Code Utilisation & Code of Conduct Training Program provides a comprehensive review of ABMA Code standards with, site-specific, Caretaking Agreement “Schedule of Duties”. In short, workshops are 100% customised to each body corporate/scheme. Students learn how to immediately apply the principles of the ABMA Code to, site specific, day-to-day, business/body corporate management practices.

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

Training is delivered in all Australian states (QLD, NSW, VIC, NT, SA, WA, TAS)  via video conference link or in person, where permitting.

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”.

In the absence of Management Rights or a Caretaking/Facility Management Service Arrangement, Committee Members assume the full responsibility to maintain all common areas. In this instance, Committee Members or Self-Managing Bodies Corporate are provided direction and guidance on specific duties and tasks that are required to be performed by ‘Committee Members’ versus (external) ‘Service Contractors’ and finally, ‘Industry Specialists’.


Managers/Committee Members may further enrol to the (1 Day) “Strata Mastery – Regulatory Compliance Via Self Assessment” (RCviaSA) Training Course. Course participants undertake a ‘mock’ performance review/audit to ensure 100% compliance. Students are also provided the skills necessary to ‘self-audit’ moving forward.

Training days and times may be extended upon request – training duration may vary according to the total number of non-compliances that are identified during the ‘mock’ audit. The (Level 2) RCviaSA training course is essential for all ‘self-managing’ Bodies Corporate and Caretaking/Facility Management Service Contractors.

RCviaSA COURSE FEE:  $985 + GST, per person. Second Person or More: 50% Discount Applies. Travel and accommodation charges may apply.

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 PART A: BC101

Normal Rate: $430 + GST/Person
Strata Mastery Member Rate: $330 + GST/Person
Text Book (ABMA Code – QLD, NSW, VIC, NT, SA, WA, TAS): $180 + GST/Copy


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 – QLD, NSW, VIC, NT, SA, WA, TAS): $180 + GST/Copy

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

  • BC101 – 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 –

  • Community Management Statement
  • Caretaking & Letting Agreement (If Applicable)
  • Sinking Fund Forecast
  • Minutes of Previous General Meeting
  • Minutes of Previous Committee Meeting

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

How Do I Become A Strata Mastery Member?

Strata Mastery membership is free of charge.

Please select the link provided below to join as a member.