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.

Getting business ready

View the learning syllabus for the ‘Getting Business Ready’ sessions on offer from January through to April 2021

The PlanSA Business Readiness sessions for local and state government professionals (PDF, 2152 KB) and industry partners and professionals (PDF, 1811 KB) in January and February 2021 are designed to build upon the knowledge and skills obtained through attending the System Fundamental sessions held during November and December 2020. This program will be delivered face-to-face and some sessions will only be offered by online.

The ‘Ready, Set, Go Live! (PDF, 2143 KB)’ business readiness training and education sessions for March and April 2021 are now available to local and statement government, industry partners and professionals, and will cover:

  • your favourite ePlanning intensive courses – Planning and/or Building Consent, and Code Mechanics with additional sessions to be offered
  • new session releases, such as a ‘full day’ session on Support for New Starters – planning and building professionals,  a 1-hour session on Transitional Development Applications, and Using SAPPA for Development Assessment
  • new community sessions covering key topics such as how to submit a development application, fee payments, and how to track an application.

Getting business ready training sessions

View the training sessions on offer to be adequately prepared for implementation of the new planning system.

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

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

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ePlanning intensive - planning

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Support for new starters - planning professionals

Pre-reading materials:

 

Development assessment for land division

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation - setup a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

 

Run a public notification consultation - close and review a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

 

Code Mechanics

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

 

Process variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

 

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

 

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

Operations management for assessment managers

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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

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

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

Support for new starters - building professionals

Pre-reading materials:

 

Inspections module

 

Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

 

Processing variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

 

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

 

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Certificate of Occupancy

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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 

Live recording

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

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

Development assessment for land division

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

Land division and addressing

 

Code Mechanics

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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

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

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

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Inspections module

 

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

Certificate of Occupancy

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

Our New System for Volume Builders

Pre-reading materials:

 

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

The following training sessions are recommend if you are a development assessment manager, frontline manager, administration manager, or finance manager within a local government council or state government.

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

Pre-reading materials:

 

Financial management

Live recording

Operations management for assessment managers

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

DA reporting

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 3: supporting community enquiries

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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

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

Live recording

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

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

Support for new starters - planning professionals

Pre-reading materials:

 

Run a public notification consultation

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Run a public notification consultation - setup a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

 

Run a public notification consultation - close and review a consultation

Pre-reading materials:

 

Development Assessment for administration professionals

Live recording

Support for new starters - building professionals

Pre-reading materials:

 

Our new system for volume builders

Pre-reading materials:

 

Inspections module

 

Transitional development applications

Pre-reading materials:

 

Process variation requests

Pre-reading materials:

 

Managing appeals

Pre-reading materials:

 

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

Financial management

Live recording

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 3: supporting community enquiries

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Records management

 

Administration for planning

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording - part 1
Live recording - part 2

Land division and addressing

 
Completed training sessionsVideos

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

The following training sessions are recommend if you are a customer service officer, frontline officer etc within a local government council or state government.

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

Information for frontline professionals session 3: supporting community enquiries

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

Using SAPPA for development assessment

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

Live recording

Information for frontline professionals session 2: introduction to ePlanning platforms

Live recording

The following training sessions are recommend if you are a business analyst, system analyst, projects, reporting analyst within a local government council or state government.

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlanSA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

DA reporting

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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

Supporting Assessment Teams

Live recording

The following training sessions are recommend if you are a environmental health officer, arborist, horticulturalist etc within a local government council or state government.

If the training session has finished or you are unable to attend a session, you can view a 'live recording' of the session below.

Register for a training sessionVideos

PlanSA training fundamentals - preparing for go live

 

PlansA training fundamentals - troubleshooting, support and escalation

 

Receive and respond to an internal referral

Pre-reading materials:

Live recording

Completed training sessionsVideos

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

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

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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:

 

Session 2 - Submitting 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:

 

Session 3 - Resolving actions and notifications

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:

 

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: