Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131

Up to $10,000 is available to help steel fabricators, galvanisers and finishers with the certification costs for the new standard AS/NZS 5131.

Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131

Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131

The Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131 round is being offered by the Department of Commerce in collaboration with the Australian Steel Institute  to support eligible steel fabricators, galvanisers and finishers with the certification costs for the new Steelwork Fabrication and Erection Standard for Australia (AS/NZS 5131).

 

Background

The AS/NZS 5131 Standard defines good practice for fabrication and erection of structural steelwork for projects in Australia, and is the basis for the new National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS), and has an emphasis on risk management, traceability and accountability.

The process of SCA certification for structural steelwork fabricators varies according to the Construction Category applied for and has been structured to be responsive to ongoing assessment and the evolving competency of the fabricator.

 

Funding

Up to 75% of eligible expenditure can be claimed for businesses to engage a temporary expert/consultancy service to gain certification to the National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS) Steelwork Fabrication and Erection Standard for Australia AS/NZS 5131.

The maximum amount that can be claimed is $10,000.

 

Eligibility

Steel fabricators, galvanisers and finishers in WA may apply for the Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131 round

The Australian Steel Institute New Standard AS/NZS 5131 round is available for:

  • The engagement of temporary expert / consultancy services to gain certification to the National Structural Steelwork Compliance Scheme (NSSCS) Steelwork Fabrication and Erection Standard for Australia AS/NZS5131; delivered by the independent certification body Steel Compliance Australia (SCA).

The IFSP assistance will be available to:

  • Meet the cost of Stage 1 (Desktop audit) as carried out by SCA.
  • Once progressing to Stage 2 (Site Audit), cover the expenses for Stage 2 as identified by SCA in order to achieve accreditation.

 

Timing

Applications close 31 January 2017.

 

More Information

2017-02-09T17:11:21+00:00December 6th, 2016|