Webinar Event - Light Gauge Steel Frames - Residential

About this Event 27 October 2021 

With steel frames being widely accepted and used in Australia, AIBS has teamed up with Bluescope to develop this webinar training event on the approval mechanisms for building surveyors when accepting, approving and inspecting light gauge steel frames in the residential sector under the National Construction Code.  

Topics will include the following; 

  • Fabrication and LGS:
    Overview of the frame fabrication process, difference in fabrication technologies, incompatible materials/dissimilar metals
  • Steel Structure
    Structural details, bracing requirements, lintels, connections and hold down details, span tables, 
  • Compliance Mechanisms
    NCC Compliance pathways, NASH Standards including, Bushfire compliance to AS 3959, Structural compliance, energy efficiency.  
    Good practice vs compliance mechanisms to NCC.
  • Suitability for Building Surveyors

This webinar event is suitable for building surveyors who work in the residential sector and who need a refresher when approving steel frames or who have little experience in this construction technique and approval pathways using Vol. 2 of the Building Code of Australia.


Held via  Zoom Webinar
Registration    via AIBS online process
Time   12:00pm - 2:00pm AEDT
Date   Wednesday 27 October 2021
CPD  2 Type B
Registration Closes   Midday Thursday 21 October unless it reaches capacity prior 


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About the Speaker

    Lindsay Olsen – Technical Manager (VIC, TAS, SA, NT)

Lindsay specialises in the use and durability of pre-painted and metallic coated steels in the Australian residential and commercial construction sectors. Leveraging over 10 years of experience with BlueScope, he advises architects, specifiers and builders on product selection, material performance and compliance with standards. Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Engineering – Materials (Honours) from the University of Wollongong.


27 October 2021
Zoom Webinar 
2 type B CPD points



Membership Type  Price (all prices inclusive of GST) 
 Member $100
 Student  $75
 Non-Member $150


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When:  Oct 27, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM ((UTC+10:00) Canberra)