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A100 May

TUESDAY 14TH MAY, 2024
TUESDAY 21ST MAY, 2024
TUESDAY 28TH MAY, 2024

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm each day
Location: CHU Office, Level 21, 150 Lonsdale Street

CPD points: 6

Price: $695 incl. GST
*Ticket enrols attendee for all 3 days

As these are SCA (Vic) Member prices, you must apply for membership before booking.

For Strata Manager membership, please apply here

For Support Team membership, apply here

Are you new to the world of strata management and eager to kickstart your career with confidence? Have you been engaged in this industry for a considerable amount of time and feel the need for a refreshing upgrade? No matter where you stand in your career, the A100 Introduction to Strata course is tailor-made to empower all strata professionals. Join us for this immersive in-person experience, designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the strata industry over three engaging days. Hurry, as there are only 22 spots available! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to invest in your future and make a positive impact in your strata community. Secure your spot today and join us on this exciting learning journey!

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High Life Expo '24

Date: 1 June 2024

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: RACV City Club, 501 Bourke St, Naarm / Melbourne

Cost: Free

The High Life Expo is for people who live in or own apartments and units, and the people that help manage them.

Owners | Renters | Strata managers | Facility managers | Come on down!

Learn how to make apartments, apartment buildings, and units more comfortable, efficient, healthy, and lovely to live in:

  • Hear from sustainability, resilience, and strata experts

  • Learn from other owners corporations, apartment and unit owners, and residents

  • Meet quality suppliers and installers of energy efficient and sustainable products

  • Understand more about community building and decision-making in strata

  • Find out about government rebates available to support your building upgrades

Click the link below to visit the High Life Expo website, find more information and book tickets.

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Protocols for Mitigating Cladding Risk and the Minister’s Guideline 15

Date: 19 June, 2024

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

CPD: 1

Join us for a one-hour webinar discussion with Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV). This session will focus on the Protocols for Mitigating Cladding Risk (PMCR) and what the Minister’s Guideline 15 (MG-15) means for owners corporation managers and building owners dealing with combustible cladding in Victoria.

 

The PMCR, developed by CSV on behalf of the Victorian Government, aims to systematically address the risks associated with combustible cladding on Class 2 and Class 3 buildings. The webinar will cover how the Cladding Remediation Partnership Program aids councils and building owners through this process, emphasising the assessment and mitigation procedures outlined in the guidelines. Includes an interactive Q&A session.

 

Speakers:

Ash Hunt, Executive Director of Program Delivery, Cladding Safety Victoria

John Kent, Director of Communications & Stakeholder Engagement, Cladding Safety Victoria

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Interpreting Plans of Subdivision in Strata Management

Date: 21 June, 2024

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

Venue: Zoom

Registration Members: $66

Registration Non-Members: $132

CPD: 1.5

Andrew Whitelaw, Director, Whitelaw Flynn Lawyers, will focus on the essentials of interpreting plans of subdivision and defining boundaries within strata schemes, crucial for effective strata management.

 

The session will cover:

  • Basics of plans of subdivision in strata management.

  • Techniques and tools for interpreting these plans.

  • Real-life examples of plan interpretation.

 

Speakers:

Andrew Whitelaw, Director, Whitelaw Flynn Lawyers

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Read and Create Budgets and Financials for Strata Managers - Webinar

Date: 24 May 2024

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Platform: Zoom

Member Price: $66

Non-Member Price: $132

CPD: 1

Presenters: Rupert Murray-Arthur (Strata Cash), Peter Dawkins (Kelly and Partners) 

Sponsor: Macquarie Bank


Summary: The webinar will cover key concepts in strata financial management, including: 

  • Understanding Strata Budgets: Learn the basics of strata budgets, what they include, and why they're important. 

  • Reading Financial Statements: Gain the ability to interpret and analyse strata financial reports effectively. 

  • Creating a Budget: Step-by-step guidance on how to create a realistic and comprehensive budget for your strata. 

  • Financial Planning: Strategies for long-term financial planning in strata management, including reserve fund management. 

  • Compliance and Best Practices: Learn about legal requirements and best practices in financial management for strata. 


The webinar will end with a Q&A session where attendees can ask specific questions. 

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Practical Preparation for Dispute Resolutions in Strata

Date: 7 June 2024

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Dudley St, West Melbourne

Registration Members: $99

Registration Non-Members: $198

CPD: 2

Strata Managers and Assistant Strata Managers: Are you ready to enhance your conflict resolution skills and adeptly manage disputes within your community?

 

Join SCA (Vic) for an in-person workshop on 'Practical Preparation for Dispute Resolutions,' presented by Jenny Wang (Berrigan Doube Lawyers) and Carole Anderson (Lighthouse Consulting).

 

Learning Outcomes:

 

  • Practice effective complaint techniques through role-play scenarios involving telephone, email, and conference settings.

  • Understand the timing and methods of dispute mediation, including education, private discussions, and court-mandated procedures.

  • Develop practical skills to prepare for meetings and disputes using tools such as flow charts and key point summaries.

  • Learn strategies to manage tensions and differences with confidence, improving conflict resolution outcomes.

  • Explore the strata manager's crucial role in conflict resolution and discover available tools and resources for support.


This immersive workshop is limited to 40 tickets, so secure your spot today for an opportunity to elevate your conflict resolution proficiency through hands-on practice. Don't miss out on this chance for tangible skill development and real-world application!

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Symposium

Save the date!

Dates: 9 & 10 October 2024

CPD: 3 per day

Venue: Victory Room, Marvel Stadium

The upcoming SCA (Vic) Symposium is the biggest event for the strata management industry in Victoria. Spanning two days, it offers a platform for learning and networking. The Symposium will cover a range of topics relevant to the industry, including leadership, business growth, and effective communication strategies. Attendees can expect insightful keynote addresses and engaging panel discussions. This event is a great opportunity for those in the strata industry to connect with peers, discuss industry trends, and gain new skills to navigate the evolving challenges in their field.

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SCA (Vic) Awards Night 2024

Date: 29 November 2024
Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Venue: San Remo Ballroom, Carlton North

Cost: TBC
Nominations Open: TBC

 

Join us for the 2024 SCA (VIC) Strata Community Pillar Awards! Celebrate with a Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation. Recognising excellence across eleven categories, this event showcases outstanding businesses and individuals in the strata industry. Showcase your achievements and be inspired by the best in our community!

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Navigating New Waters: Pool Compliance for Strata Managers

Date: 31 May 2024

Time: 10:30am – 11:30pm

Platform: Zoom

Member Price: $66

Non-Member Price: $132

CPD: 1

This session, led by experts from Pools & Spa Association Australia and the Department Environment, Land, Water & Planning, along with SCA (Vic) staff, aims to educate Strata Managers on pool compliance in Victoria. It covers topics like registration, inspection, barrier compliance, signage, maintenance, and legal implications. The webinar aligns with the Strata Workforce Competency Framework, enhancing administrative and organizational skills related to pool safety in strata living.

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Committee Training for Strata Managers - June

Date: 13 June, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Online via Zoom
Price:
$66 (Members)

$132 (Non-Members)

CPD: 3

This Strata Committee Training course focuses on good governance and how it helps strata committees achieve compliance with the strata legislation and meet expectations of the stakeholders. During this session we will highlight what is a legal obligation vs. optional or suggestion.

During this session we will highlight what is a legal obligation vs optional or suggestion. Suitable for all strata management staff that are currently facilitating committee meetings or working towards that responsibility in the future.

Presenters

  • Julie McClean – Immediate Past-President SCA (Vic)

  • Carole Anderson – Strata Trainer & Consultant

  • Rochelle Castro – Director, RC & CO Lawyers

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Mini Golf Networking Event

Date: 20 June, 2024

Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Venue: Holey Moley Melbourne, 590 Little Bourke Street, CBD Melbourne

Join SCA (Vic) at Holey Moley Melbourne for a night of fun and networking with industry peers. Unleash your inner golfer and join in on a laid-back round of mini golf. While we'll have a friendly competition going on, feel free to join in or simply enjoy the game at your own pace. It's a great opportunity to unwind and connect with others in a casual setting. Holey Moley Melbourne is located at 590 Little Bourke St, Melbourne.

 

Your ticket to the event will include a drink on arrival, pizza and 9 holes of mini golf.

Online

Online Activities in Victoria

Want to register multiple people for these events and courses?

Email education.vic@strata.community should you wish to have a corporate account set up to book, pay and allocate education and events for your employees.

A100 Online - Manual & Assessment

Online Workbook

Self Paced

​This course is designed and dedicated to the education of Committee Members. It teaches them about the importance of Governance, Roles and Responsibilities, Meetings and Effective Communication. 
 

6 CPD Points

Committee training for Strata manager

Recorded on 17 August 2022

1 hour

Find out what your Committee’s stand to gain when they attend this course, as well as, ensure you’re there ready to support them implement what they learn.

 

3 CPD Points

New Laws on the Water Quality of Pools & Spas

Recorded on 20 July 2020

1 hour

A must for all OC Managers who currently manage or want to manage owners corporations with pools and spas.

 

1 CPD Point

Sustainability; it's a way of life

Recorded on 26 Nov 2019

5 hours

Give an insight into waste management and electric vehicles to assist you better understand and manage the challenges.

4 CPD Points

Increasing the Safety of Pools & Spas

Video Recording

Presented by: Tom Sankey

Allows you to discover what you and your OCs obligations regarding registration, maintenance and certification a, under these reforms.

0.5 CPD Points

How to Manage Mould

Recorded on 2 September 2022

1.5 hours

In this session, a legal expert will highlight everything you should know about the revised OC Certificate Practice Guideline and will also include important information about Debt Recovery.
 

1 CPD Point

Asbestos Event

Recorded on 14 April 2022

1.5 hour

Basics and essential safety measures you will need to know along with relevant asbestos requirements that need to be undertaken when inspecting a building or workplace.

1.5 CPD Points

Managing and Resolving Confrontation

Recorded on 22 May 2020

1 hour

This presentation offers a practical framework for dealing with confronting situations, both in the workplace and in Owners Corporation meetings.

1 CPD Points

Strata in Motion 2020 Symposium Recordings

Recorded on October 2020

Over 8 Hours of content

Take a look at individual sessions from our former symposium. Go to the 'SCA (VIC) 2020 Symposium - Strata in Motion' dropdown and select the sessions you are intersted in.
 

Multiple CPD Points

OC Certificates & Debt Recovery

Recorded on 2 September 2022

1.5 hours

In this session, a legal expert will highlight everything you should know about the revised OC Certificate Practice Guideline and will also include important information about Debt Recovery.
 

1 CPD Point

Round Table Discussion

Recorded on 18 March 2022

1 hour

A Member only event, this Round Table Discussion gives you the opportunity to ask any strata related question and, share in answers direct from your guest panellists.

1 CPD Point

Building Regulations & Cladding Rectification Forum

Recorded on 26 Feb 2020

5 hours

Recording of the Building Regulations & Cladding Rectification Forum held by SCA Victoria on 26th of February 2020. 

4 CPD Points

Understanding New Strata Laws

Video Recording

Presented by: Andrew Whitelaw

The critical first step of your journey to launch you into a broader awareness of all that’s to come with the introduction of the new OC laws.

0.5 CPD Points

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