Building VentilationRegister


This one-day course has been aligned with the requirements of Australian Standards AS 1668.2 and AS 1668.4, with a particular focus on applications referenced in Volume 1 of the National Construction Code.

Participants receive a general knowledge on the background, history and objectives of the ventilation Standards. They will also examine the technical provisions of the Standards in detail and understand the rationale behind those provisions.

This course has been developed to place you in a good position to use and apply the Standards confidently and correctly. It is broken into specific areas (topics) to allow for a structured learning path. Each topic has a learning outcome participants should be able to demonstrate once completed.

Topic highlights

Review the provisions for mechanical and natural ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality as prescribed in AS 1668.2 and AS 1668.4

Recognise suitable natural ventilation principles for occupied spaces

Review the specific ventilation requirements for health care enclosures listed in AS 1668.2

Evaluate and apply the provisions of AS 1668.2 and AS 1668.4 to the ventilation design in a building to achieve an acceptable indoor air quality

Determine the requirements for exhaust air ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality

Discuss the design responsibilities of the HVAC&R Engineer, relevant to different ventilation systems

Specify the requirements for supply air ventilation and filtration strategies to achieve acceptable indoor air quality

Establish the requirements for the natural and mechanical ventilation of car parks

Consider opportunities for performance-based design solutions


General course information


Delivery method:
Online, face to face or in-house


8 hours (full day)


Maximum of 15 people online
Maximum of 25 people face to face

No formal assessment, but participants will be involved in a number of design workshop activities relating to the course content throughout the day.

Course candidates


AIRAH members $630

Non-member price

Non-members $850

Course pricing includes GST


Class size
15 participants maximum.

Member $630 | Non-member $850
(Course pricing includes GST.)

Please note: Registrants will also be mailed a hard-copy training manual.

Online delivery via Zoom.

This course is eligible for 7.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. Click here for more information on AIRAH’s continuing professional development activities. 

Technical requirements
  • Participant should have a stable internet connection
  • Participant will be required to provide their own equipment, including a laptop or desktop computer with webcam and good audio. To allow for participant questions and engagement, it is preferred that you have an internal or external computer microphone.
Friday, December 3 (full day)
9am–5pm (ACT, NSW, Tas, Vic)
7.30am–3.30pm (NT)
8am–4pm (Qld)
8.30am–4.30pm (SA)
6am–2pm (WA)

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Want to bring this course to your city/town? Please submit a request for consideration and/or to be put on the waitlist.

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Please call AIRAH on (03) 8623 3000 or email [email protected] for more information. If you would like to request a date for this course in your city/town, click here.