About the course

On this course you as a building owner, will be guided through the process to follow if the council tells you your building may be earthquake-prone, including:

  • a guide to the national EPB system including timeframes for seismic work
  • engaging an engineer to assess your building
  • What the council does if it decides your building is earthquake-prone
  • when extensions or exemptions apply
  • options to consider if your building is earthquake-prone
  • advice for owners of heritage buildings.  

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  Who is it for: building owners who own a potentially earthquake-prone building and anyone interested in the process that building owners will follow

   Duration: 30 minutes

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About the course

On this course you will learn the process of identifying potentially earthquake-prone buildings, using the EPB Methodology, including:

  • the profile categories and how to use them
  • identifying buildings as potentially earthquake-prone at any time
  • informing building owners that their building is potentially earthquake-prone.

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  Who is it for: territorial authority staff and those wanting to understand the decision making process

   Duration: 30 minutes

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About the course

On this course you will learn the process for making decisions about earthquake-prone buildings, including:

  • checking a new engineering assessment meets the criteria in the EPB methodology
  • recognising a previous assessment (pre 1 July 2017)
  • using two tests  to decide if the building is earthquake-prone
  • what happens when a building is classified as earthquake-prone

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 Who is it for: territorial authority staff and those wanting to understand the decision making process

   Duration: 30 minutes

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About the course

This course is a guide to Section 2 of the EPB methodology, which sets out the process for engineering assessments of potentially earthquake-prone buildings (EPBs). It focuses on:

  • legal requirements when assessing and reporting on EPBs
  • considering parts of buildings
  • engineering assessment reports and the assessment summary.

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  Who is it for: engineers and territorial authority staff who want to understand the assessment process in the EPB methodology

   Duration: 30 minutes

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About the course

This course takes you through the monitoring and enforcement process for earthquake-prone buildings (EPBs).


It includes:

  • Strengthening or demolition requirements
  • Upgrade requirements triggered by strengthening work
  • Exemptions from carrying out seismic work
  • Resolving disputes – when a building owner disagrees with the territorial authority’s decision.
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  Who is it for: territorial authority staff, building owners and others

   Duration: 30 minutes

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