SC004 - NSW Swimming Pool Approvals and Certification

Looking for a better understanding on how to apply the Swimming Pools Act 1992? Would like to know how to approach Pool Barrier inspections?

Designed, developed and delivered by Certifiers for Certifiers, this Short Course will improve Certifiers ability to Assess and Certify Swimming Pool development under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.


You should attend this course if you want to:

  • Better your assessment and Certification processes for Swimming Pool Development
  • Understand s22 Barrier Exemptions through a real time case study
  • Establish how to identify and document a climbable objects
  • Frame defects and produce concise inspection reports


This course is currently provided as an Online Course Only
6 Hour Total Duration

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Apply the Swimming Pools Act 1992 to new construction
  • Assess Swimming Pool applications under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
  • Apply AS 1926.2012 practically during a Swimming Pool Barrier
  • Develop a comprehensive Inspection Checklist

Who should attend?

  • Council Building Surveyors
  • Private Building Surveyors
  • Swimming Pool Builders and Designers

CPD Points

  • 6 CPD Points

Swimming Pool Inspectors: Please note this course has not been recognised as a Specific Training Activity in accordance with the NSW Fair Trading CPD Guidelines.

Course Presenter

Chris is a Registered Certifier & Principal Swimming Pool consultant with Local Group. He commenced building surveying in Local Government, working at both Gosford and The Hills Shire Councils prior to moving into private certification.

As a Registered Certifier, Chris specialises in swimming pool certification with a particular interest in the application of the legislative framework surrounding existing new swimming pool construction. Chris is an approved Independent Reviewer of activities under the Swimming Pool Inspector CPD program and has carried out legislative reviews of the Swimming Pool regulations and provided feedback to government.

Course fee

  • Single: $495.00 AUD (upfront payment)

Customised packages are available for group training, please contact us to request a quote.

Payment options

Debit/Credit card payment via secure system (Stripe) as well as Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Units of competency

Core Units

  • SC004-001 – NSW Swimming Pool Approvals and Certification

Course dates

There are no dates currently scheduled please contact us.

Need more information?

For more information or to ask questions contact Peta Shanahan on 02 9002 9612 or

Are you looking for group training packages?

Would you like us to come to your premises to conduct the training? We can do that.