The Building Safety Act

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Course Curriculum

Overview and timeline

  • 01:09
  • Why was the Building Safety Act introduced?
    09:46
  • Key provisions, regulations of buildings and enforcement
    17:41
  • Timeline for implementation
    05:01

Gateway process

Golden Thread

Regulator’s role

Legal obligations and liabilities for architects

By the end of this module you will be able to understand:

  • Why the Building Safety Act was introduced
  • It’s key provisions relating to regulations of buildings and enforcement
  • The timetable for implementation
  • The gateway process
  • The Golden Thread definition and requirements
  • The Regulator’s role including investigatory and enforcement powers
  • Obligations relating to the registration of high-risk buildings
  • How to assess safety cases during building occupation
  • Legal obligations and liabilities for architects
  • The Defective Premises Act (DPA)
  • The Building Act (BA)
  • Building Liability Orders (BLO)
  • Contribution claims

About this module

This course focuses on the Building Safety Act including the reason for its introduction, timetable for implementation and, in particular, its implications for architects and the risks of failure to comply. The module also looks in detail at the 2023 updates to the Act.

Key topics include the gateway process, the ‘Golden Thread, the Regulator’s role, the Defective Premises Act (DPA), the Building Act (BA), Building Liability Orders (BLO), contribution claims and obligations relating to the registration of high-risk buildings.
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This module equates to 2.5 hours of CPD
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