Advanced Development Assessment Course
Update your skills and learn the latest in the complex arena of Advanced Development Assessment applications. This advanced development assessment course is designed for experienced practitioners seeking enhanced skills and effectiveness to operate in a complex and rapidly changing system.
This advanced development assessment course promotes fresh thinking to improve development assessment techniques and processes. Immerse yourself in discussions and workshops with a strong practical focus, enabling both urban and rural practitioners to benefit from the shared knowledge and experience of fellow students, lecturers and guest speakers.
This course deals with key themes including interpreting and applying planning instruments; identifying and acting on key issues in assessment; precinct, site and environmental analysis; performance-based assessment and managing the assessment process. It has a strong practical focus and seeks to promote fresh thinking, strengthen techniques in development assessment and improve management of the assessment process.
|Duration||5 days (40 hours in total)|
|Time||9:00 AM — 5:00 PM|
|Venue||UTS City Campus|
|Cost||$2,875 (GST free)|
The following topics will be covered in this advanced development assessment course:
- Overview of the assessment process: identifying the ‘hot spots’
- Achieving Better Quality Urban Design Outcomes
- Site Visit and Field Work
- Managing the Assessment Process
- Avoiding court, planning principles, facilitation skills
At the completion of this advanced development assessment course you will be able to:
- Understand and appreciate the complexities of the strategic, legal and institutional context of development assessment.
- Interpret and apply performance based measures using planning instruments.
- Evaluate the benefits and issues with 'collaborative planning'.
- Develop capability to identify and respond to key development assessment issues.
- Undertake precinct, site and environmental analysis.
- Evaluate and analyse urban design and development outcomes.
- Consult and facilitate understanding and resolutions regarding complex development situations.
- Interpret and apply judgments and principles from the Land and Environment Court and understand planning and processes to resolve issues to mitigate or avoid this avenue.
This advanced development assessment course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.
Who is this course for?
This advanced development assessment course is designed for experienced planners, development and assessment officers, DA managers, building surveyors or anyone seeking to enhance their development assessment techniques and processes.
In-house training solutions
This advanced development assessment course can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.
About the presenters
Dr Danny Wiggins is a consultant planner, facilitator and educator who has worked for all three levels of government and a range of private clients.
Alison McCabe is a consultant planner with over 25 years of experience in statutory and strategic planning for state and local government and private practice.
Guest presenters will include Neil Selmon, Jonathan Knapp and Jacinta Reid.
Pathway to postgraduate study
Successful completion of this short course could count as credit towards one of our postgraduate courses.
Need more information?
- For course related enquiries and future dates email us or call +61 (02) 9514 7884.
- For enquiries regarding enrolments or payment email us here or call +61 (02) 9514 2913.
This short course is presented by the university's Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Learn more about the Institute's research, industry collaboration, postgraduate programs and short courses.