Earthquake-prone Buildings

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Earthquake-prone Buildings


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This one-hour fully online, self-paced short course is delivered by Dr Michael Rehm and comprises core, university-level course content. For details on the course structure, certificates, etc., please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Course fees are plus GST, if any.

Background on how New Zealand has addressed earthquake risks in its building regulations and standards.  Explanation of key policies aimed at mitigating risks associated with earthquake-prone buildings and analysis of how these policies have affected the property market.  Seismic retrofits are also explored and discussed.

Property, asset and facilities managers, commercial building owners, property investors and developers, property valuers, commercial leasing agents and brokers, body corporate managers, building surveyors, architects and engineers, legal professionals advising clients on property issues.

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Dr Michael Rehm's Earthquake-prone Buildings online short course provides access to interactive, purpose-made online lectures and detailed, informative course notes.

This online short course comprises an hour of lecture material plus links to related online content. Video lectures are organised into 'modules' that average 30 minutes in length. At the conclusion of each video, course participants will be presented with an interactive quiz on that lecture video's content. Participants must attempt all questions in each lecture video's embedded quiz. This course culminates in a 15-minute comprehensive online test with a certificate issued upon completion.  For full details on course completion requirements please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Participants will have the option to have their comprehensive online test proctored by ProctorU. For those intent on using this short course to satisfy continuing professional development (CPD) obligations, note that some organisations require sitting a proctored test and potentially achieving a minimum score in order to earn CPD credit.  Please verify with your own organisation to fully appreciate if and how our online short courses can earn you CPD hours.

Course FeePlus GST (if any)
Course SuiteBuilding Construction
Course Length1 hour

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