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Activities in ACT

Strata Community Association is committed to providing our members across ACT the education they need to continue the growth and improvement of their staff and businesses. 

We have a developed a dedicated online education platform that has webinars and resources on a myriad of topics that will ensure that our members do not miss out on critical CPD training during this period. Many of these webinars have been adapted from face-to-face training we were planning, so we hope this digital option allows for us to reach more members than ever.

Email events@strata.community if you have questions about events.

Click here for Recorded Online Activities in case you missed an event or for extra CPD to achieve your accreditation.

Upcoming Activities

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SCA (ACT) Conference

20 May 2024

QT Hotel, Canberra, ACT

In the ever-evolving landscape of strata management, staying abreast of legal developments is paramount. This Conference will delve into the intricate legal framework surrounding strata management, equipping attendees with the knowledge and strategies necessary to navigate regulatory complexities and mitigate legal risks effectively.

 

Join us for an insightful session designed to empower strata managers with the legal know-how needed to thrive in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

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Strata Community Excellence Awards 2024

11 October 2024

National Arboretum, Canberra, ACT

Save the date for the upcoming SCA (ACT) Strata Community Excellence Awards.

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Accreditation Program for Strata Managers

May 2024 TBC - FREE for members

Online - Zoom

For a profession to advance and thrive, it is essential to establish, uphold, and enhance standards. The Strata Industry is no exception, and our Accreditation Programs play a crucial role in setting the benchmarks that uphold professionalism throughout the industry. We invite you to participate in an informative webinar session, where we will explore the significance and advantages of accreditation. Gain insights into the accreditation process and kickstart your path toward enhancing your professional reputation. This webinar offers a valuable opportunity to seek guidance and address any queries you may have regarding accreditation.

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SCA (ACT) Annual General Meeting

31 October 2024

10.30am, Online - Zoom

Save the date for the upcoming SCA (ACT) AGM.

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SCA Australia & New Zealand Conference

3-5 July 2024

Sydney

Join us at the largest and most influential strata event in the Southern Hemisphere where we bring together colleagues across all our regions to collaborate, network and share knowledge. Hear from industry experts, discover new products and services, connect with suppliers and gain insights on the latest industry trends.

The SCA Australia and New Zealand Conference is heading to Sydney in 2024 and held at the International Convention Centre over 4-5 July 2024 with a welcome cocktail party in the evening on 3 July and the Australasia Awards in the evening on 5 July.

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SCA Mentoring Program

FREE

Online - Zoom

The SCA Australasian Mentoring Program helps to build a thriving strata workforce and continues to provide new entrants to the sector with a support network along with supporting long-term members with mentors to support their professional growth to a new level. This program is supported by Active and partnering with Mentorloop.

Recorded

Recorded Online Activities for CPD

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Strata Insurance Disclosure Guide

Held on 6 December 2023

Recorded

This webinar is to understand the new industry best practice being introduced over the course of 2024 to improve strata insurance disclosure and transparency.

SCA, through this guide, is pursuing a scenario where no matter what service model an SCA member chooses to engage in with their strata committee, they are able to transparently and easily describe its features and costs in a manner that is consistent across the whole strata industry.

If you would like to watch the recording please contact the education email via the link below and we can apply it to your member account.

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Lunchtime Learning -
Hot Water Electrification

Held on 31 October 2023

Recorded

This informative education session is dedicated to discussing the process of implementing hot water electrification in strata properties. During this session, Water Tight Canberra will share their insights for strata managers to gain a comprehensive understanding to support your strata communities on their path towards a more sustainable future.

Register using the link below if you missed the session and want to watch the recording.

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Keyboards Don't Have Feelings 2.0 - Webinar

Held 2 June 2023

Recorded

Looking to find a way to develop strategies on how to communicate effectively in the 21st Century?

Jason will delve into the relationship between strata managers and clients, the clients' needs, and the expectations of strata managers. It explores the efficient use of email communication, clients expectations, and strategies that can be used in everyday scenarios to reduce conflict.

Register using the link below if you missed the session and want to watch the recording.

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COVID Safe Business Basics - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

This course will provide information to enable you to best prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus - SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV) in strata settings as restrictions begin to ease, and we learn to live with, and manage the pandemic as life returns to normal.

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Resilience - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

In an industry known for high consumer expectations, fire-fighting, reactivity, long hours and need for crisis management against all odds, your resilience will determine continued success and competitive advantage. Learn how to grow your personal and professional resilience, along with your peers, simply but surely.

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Time Management - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

Gain the clarity to start implementing tried and proven strategies to manage our most valuable resource-time. Raise your effectiveness and efficiency through structured practice of chosen strategies, that will work for you, in your environment, assisting you in gaining even greater results.

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Navigating Communications & Different Personality Types

Held on 5 December 2023

Recorded

Looking to find a way to develop strategies on how to communicate effectively in the 21st Century?


This presentation talks through the types of difficult people we generally encounter, the effects they have on us and outlines the powerful communication strategies that we can use in our personal and professional lives to remain cool, calm, confident and collected in our interactions with difficult people.

Register using the link below if you missed the session and want to watch the recording.

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REEF Property Employment Update - Webinar

Held on 21 June 2023

Recording

Workplace relations can be complex and confusing, and as a property employer you’re constantly faced with changing laws. By attending this essential update, you can be sure you’re up to date with your extensive workplace obligations and what’s on the employment horizon.

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EV Report Phase 2 Challenges - Webinar

Held 31 May 2023

Recorded

Join the SCA team to hear first about our second, in-depth report on the challenges and opportunities facing electric vehicle (EV) integration into strata complexes.

We will cover challenges such as installation costs, load management, fire safety issues and working with committees on EVs, as well as presenting a comprehensive strata manager EV guide and a walk through what SCA will be advocating to government.

Email our Education Team on the link below if you missed the session and want to watch the recording.

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Ethics in the Strata Community - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

The Strata Community Association code of conduct and policies surrounding ethics is designed to establish the principles that govern the conduct of Members, assist all stakeholders in the management of strata schemes, and develop ethical workplace practices. This area of learning is important as it enhances the professionalism strengthens workplace culture and increases productivity.

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Risk Management - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

Risk Management in the Strata Community is designed to assist Strata Community Managers and their staff to firstly understand what risk and Risk Management is and why this area of learning is important for the success of your organisation and the clients you manage. Whether you are a strata principal, senior strata manager, or new to the industry, risk can be constantly encountered. For this reason, it is important to obtain essential knowledge and acquire skills in this area.

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Underinsurance In Strata - Webinar

Ongoing

Online

SCA (ACT) platinum sponsor, CHU, presents a webinar on Underinsurance in Strata. At the completion of this webinar, attendees will understand the legal obligations to ensure strata title properties, whose responsibility this is and how to identify and minimise any risks and/or legal exposure.

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EV Education Forum - Electrifying Strata

Held on 28 November 2023

Recorded

This informative education session is dedicated to the rising demand for electric vehicle charging solutions in your buildings. During this session, Andrew McMeekin from Active Utilities will demystify complexities of EV charger installations and equip you with the necessary information to prepare your strata communities and buildings for the future of electric vehicles. Discover various solutions and best practices for seamlessly integrating EV charging infrastructure within your strata properties

Register using the link below if you missed the session and want to watch the recording.

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Australasian Strata Insights Launch - Webinar

Held on 14 June 2023

Recorded

This SCA project with UNSW City Futures Research Centre provides a comprehensive picture of the strata industry in Australia and New Zealand. National, state and territory information sheets provide information on the number of strata properties, their value, the demographic characteristics of their residents, and the professionals employed to serve them. 

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Building Communities: A Strategic Plan - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

This module will assist managers to gain important skills to both maximise business and building strata communities. The learnings will focus on having a more unified community, strategic management, leadership, and governance. Importantly, acquiring knowledge to become a more productive and efficient owners corporation.

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Mental Health in the Strata Environment - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

This training is about mental health and illness and might raise some areas of concern for yourself or someone you know. The unique environment in which Strata Managers work, means they are required to interact with many individuals as part of their daily role.

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Skills to Manage Anger and Aggression - Self Paced

Ongoing

Online

This course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to confidently approach your interactions with residents, to recognise when someone is or is likely to be ‘triggered’, and to apply best practice strategies to effectively manage the situation and resolve any issues that arise.

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