Dulux Construction Solutions - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

Take Part in Accredited CPD Activity

Take part in accredited Online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses offered by Dulux, Acratex, Fosroc, Intergrain, and Porter's Paints. Each course is designed for architects, engineers, builders and trade professionals to enhance their knowledge and understanding of paints and coatings in the built environment.

Dulux is a recognised CPD provider by the New Zealand Institute of Architects.

At Dulux we understand how important it is to keep up to date with the latest industry knowledge and continue education throughout your career. Taking part in accredited CPD activities enables Architects to earn points towards the requirements of the New Zealand Registered Architects Board.

Dulux offers one hour modules each accredited with their own CPD Points that are relevant to Design Documentation across Dulux, Dulux AcraTex®, Woodcare and Porter's Paints® portfolio.

To submit your interest please email specifier@dulux.co.nz

The CPD courses are available online to allow you to choose when and where you wish to learn. Find out more, Visit the CPD Site

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On Demand courses

To book a course on-demand for your organisation, email specifier@dulux.co.nz with your contact information and a specification representative will get in touch with you.

Mineral Silicate Technology – 10 Points

This session covers the following Learning Outcomes:

  • Mineral Paint fundamentals.
  • Silicification.
  • Conventional vs Mineral coatings.
  • Features and Benefits.
  • Products in the Porter’s Paints range.

Concrete Floor Treatments & Coatings - 10 Points (Design)

  • Application of principles controlling planning, development and design for the project site.
  • Design Response integrates the objectives of the brief, user intent and built purpose.
  • Design response incorporates assessment of the relevant legislation codes and industry standards.
  • Coordination and investigation of appropriate material selection for the project design.

Introduction to AS/NZS2312.1

This presentations covers AS/NZS 2312.1 for the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings. The presentation covers:

  • Content and layout of the standard.
  • The relationship between project environment and corrosivity.
  • The most common types of corrosion protection.
  • Surface preparation and application methods.
  • Choosing an appropriate protective coating system using the standard.

Dulux Factory Tour - 20 Points (documentation)

For those of you based in the Wellington region here's your opportunity to tour a brand new world-class ISO14001 certified paint manufacturing facility and learn:

  • What is in paint.
  • How is paint made.
  • How new paints are developed and tested.
  • How colours are tinted and matched.
  • Paint bases and opacity.

The Wonderful World of Paint - 10 Points (documentation)

We can arrange to present all the ins and outs of how paint is developed, tested, and made, for those of you that can't make it to Wellington for a factory tour.

Clear & transparent sustainable timber coating innovations - 10 Points (documentation)

This session covers the following topics with interactive tangible timber samples, time for discussion and questions & answers.

  • Timber versus wood.
  • Environmental sustainability.
  • Volatile organic compounds.
  • Water versus solvent based coatings.
  • The impact of UV light.
  • The difference between clear and transparent coatings.
  • The difference between oils, stains and finishes for timber.
  • The Intergrain exterior & interior product range.
  • Maintenance requirements & project services support.


The CPD presentations listed above is available here

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