Education and the Fire Safety Verification Method

Closed 3 Sep 2019

Opened 20 Aug 2019

Overview

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is interested in improving understanding of the National Construction Code (NCC) and increasing the competent use of Performance Solutions.

A new compliance option for engineering the design of fire safety Performance Solutions, the Fire Safety Verification Method (FSVM), was introduced in NCC 2019. The FSVM may be used from 1 May 2020.

In the lead up, the ABCB will work with the sector to raise awareness and build understanding and confidence in using the method. 

Why We Are Consulting

The primary purpose of this survey is to seek feedback about how we can support practitioners in using the FSVM. Survey responses will be used to inform the ABCB’s approach to future education needs.

What Happens Next

Thank you to everyone who completed the survey. Your contribution is appreciated. 

To stay up-to-date with ABCB's education and awareness work and the increasing the competent use of performance project, please visit our website and opt-in to receive communications from the ABCB.

Audiences

  • Building: Commercial
  • Building Certification/ Surveying
  • Architecture and Design
  • Engineering
  • Specialist - fire safety
  • Education

Interests

  • Fire safety
  • NCC Performance Requirements
  • Events
  • Fire safety