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Understanding Cladding and the Requirements of the NCC – Pathways to Compliance

Presented by Alspec
Thursday, 1 October, 9.00am – 10.00am (AEST)


September 1st, 2020

Thursday, 1 October
9.00am – 10.00am (AEST)

Session Synopsis:
This CPD is designed to provide a clear understanding of Cladding materials, the requirements of the NCC and the pathways to compliance for claddings materials. There are a number of considerations that need to be addressed before choosing the right cladding materials for a project. In particular, Fire Performance and Compliance are topics that need to be fully understood to ensure safe building systems are used.


Key Learning Outcomes:
At the end of this presentation you should be able to:

  • Identify and apply the Compliance Pathways within the NCC 2019
  • Evaluate the various different Façade systems and Cladding Systems
  • On each project, define and fulfil Fire Compliance for External Walls/Facades
  • Identify and evaluate the Testing Procedures for compliance


AACA Competency Standards related to this session:
Documentation: Detailed Design 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.5.

Presented by:
Ross Baynham, National Specification Manager, Alspec

Ross Baynham is the National Specification Manager for Alspec. With over 20 years of experience in the Construction Industry, Ross has worked with the Architecture and Design community for well over a decade. With experience across multiple sectors, Ross has supported the Architectural and Construction teams in the delivery of some the biggest projects across Australia; from large Multi-Residential to Hospitals and everything in between. Having been engaged in the Sustainable Buildings Products sector for many years, Ross is well placed to discuss the implications of high performance building products.


CPD Documents: available to download soon.

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