Learning

Learning sessions are now available online and face-to-face to provide theory and practical knowledge of the new planning system. Browse the recommended sessions by ‘audience group’ to register into a session you want to learn more about, view a ‘live’ recording or read a guide.

Submitting a development application - applicant assistance

The series of learning videos will assist with supporting an applicant through the submission of their development application, upload and search for documentation and record an over the counter (external) payment.

Audience: council and industry frontline customer service and administration staff.

Role based learning topics and resources

View the resources within the profession or industry you identify with to refresh your learnings in the PlanSA systems, tools and policies.

The following resources are recommend if you are an accredited professional, assessment manager, planner, policy planner for an organisation, local government council and state government.

Learning topicsVideos

Support for new starters - planning professionals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording
(policy only)

Run a public notification consultation - setup a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation - close and review a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Code Mechanics

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Live recording

Development assessment for land division

Live recording

Operations management for assessment managers

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Process variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

ePlanning intensive - planning

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Using SAPPA for development assessment

Live recording

Development assessment for certifiers and accredited professionals - planning

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Accreditation overview 

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

System fundamentals for planning professionals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 1: development application process

 

Getting business ready - session 2: frontline service delivery

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 3: system and personnel readiness

Live recording

Organisation and user management

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

Live recording

Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

The following resources are recommend if you are an accredited professional, building certifier, building surveyor, building inspector etc for an organisation, local government council and state government.

Learning topicsVideos

Support for new starters - building professionals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Processing variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Inspections module

Live recording

Certificate of Occupancy

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

ePlanning intensive - building consent

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Using SAPPA for development assessment

Live recording

Development assessment for certifiers and accredited professionals - building

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Accreditation overview 

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

New building instruments & tools 

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

System fundamentals for building professionals - refresher 

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 1: development application process 


Getting business ready - session 2: frontline service delivery 

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 3: system and personnel readiness

Live recording

Organisation and user management

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

Live recording

Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Live recording

The following resources are recommend if you are a land surveyor, consultant etc within the planning industry.

Learning topicsVideos

Code Mechanics

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Development assessment for land division

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Land division and addressing

Live recording

Using SAPPA for development assessment

Live recording

DA refresher for land surveyors

Pre-reading materials:


Getting business ready - session 1: development application process


Getting business ready - session 2: frontline service delivery

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 3: system and personnel readiness

Live recording

Organisation and user management

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

Live recording

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Live recording

The following resources are recommend if you are a designer, architect, builder, engineer etc. within the building industry.

Learning topicsVideos

Inspections module

Live recording

Certificate of Occupancy

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Our New System for Volume Builders

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

New building instruments & tools

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

DA Refresher for Volume Builders

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 1: development application process


Getting business ready - session 2: frontline service delivery

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 3: system and personnel readiness

Live recording

Organisation and user management

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Live recording

The following resources are recommend if you are an administration officer, planning administration officer, building administration officer within a local government council or state government.

Learning topicsVideos

Support for new starters - planning professionals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording
(policy only)

Run a public notification consultation - setup a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation - close and review a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Development Assessment for administration professionals

Live recording

Support for new starters - building professionals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Our new system for volume builders

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Process variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Inspections module

Live recording

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Administration for planning

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording - part 1
Live recording - part 2

Financial management

Live recording

Using SAPPA for development assessment

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation - for administration staff 

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 1: development application process 


Getting business ready - session 2: frontline service delivery

Live recording

Getting business ready - session 3: system and personnel readiness

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 1: introduction to our new system

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 2: introduction to ePlanning platforms

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 3: supporting community enquiries

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Land division and addressing

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

Live recording

Records management


Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Live recording

The following training webinars are specifically design for community members who are looking to submit a development application in the near future.

Completed training sessionsVideos

Session 1 - How to prepare a development application

In this webinar we will be taking you through how to: submit a development application (online vs hard copy); register for a PlanSA account; and find out if you need approval (approval wizard, online Code, duty planners).

Pre-reading support resources:

Live recording

Session 2 - How to submit a development application

In this webinar we will be taking you through how to: login and submit a development application at PlanSA (demonstration of process).

Pre-reading support resources:

Live recording

Session 3 - How to track you application and complete actions

In this webinar we will be taking you through how to: supply requested documentation; make an application fee payment; retrieve a forgotten username or re-set a password; and apply for your next consent.

Pre-reading support resources:

Live recording

Session 4 - What happens next?

In this webinar we will be taking you through: what is involved in the assessment process; how long will it take; what is the difference between being granted planning/building consent and approval; how can you download your decision notification forms; and what information is publically available.

Pre-reading support resources:

Live recording