Provider Pointsbuild
Course Outcome 2 CPD points + certificate
Study Mode Online
Duration 2 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $65.00
  • What you'll learn


    This online Orientation short course from Pointsbuild trains you in the importance of a structure’s orientation, particularly in relation to reducing heating and cooling requirements.

    By covering areas such as solar north, the sun’s position and movement, and designing for orientation, you will be able to make sound planning decisions when it comes to the orientation of your structure. This will lead to more sustainable, economic and smarter building designs – a valuable asset for any builder.

  • Ideal for


    This course is aimed at licensed builders looking to undergo compulsory CPD as part of the licence renewal process.

  • Career Outcomes


    Upon completion of this course you will:

    • Understand the importance of orientation and its effect on passive heating in winter and passive cooling in summer
    • Be able to locate the most effective position for your building in relation to the sun
    • Gain 2 CPD points to put towards renewing your licence
  • Course Content

    • Introduction
    • Solar north
    • The sun’s position in the sky
    • Designing for orientation
    • Orientation checklist
  • Payment Information


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  • Why Pointsbuild?


    Pointsbuild is Australia’s leading online course provider for the construction and building industry, offering access to a range of certified CPD courses for builders, architects, assessors and certifiers alike.

    If you’re a building professional who is short on time but you need to gain further credentials, Pointsbuild is the ideal fit for you. Courses are nationally accredited, taught by leading professionals and delivered online for your convenience.

    Pointsbuild has also partnered with peak industry bodies such as the Master Builders Association of New South Wales, the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) and Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) to ensure you walk away with a highly practical and industry-relevant qualification.

    One of Australia’s leading continuing professional development (CPD) providers, Pointsbuild offers builders the opportunity to undertake online, compliance-based training to improve their skills.

    All builders located in NSW are required to complete 12 points of CPD activity per year before renewing their licence. Studying with Pointsbuild will allow you to achieve your CPD points whilst taking advantage of the convenience and low cost of distance education, and gaining access to a team of industry experts.