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31 Jul

Bricks and Mortar Asset Management

Technical leadership and training in school asset management, with an emphasis on identifying and managing the key risks in a school.
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Next intake
31 Jul
Half day
+ 7 more
Assistant principal
+ 2 more
Fully Subsidised
Bricks and Mortar Asset Management
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    Gain the technical knowledge you need to effectively manage your school's physical assets.

    Bricks and Mortar focuses on equipping you with the knowledge and skills to take a strategic approach to asset management.

    The workshop highlights the importance of effective day-to-day maintenance to ensure a safe and sustainable learning environment for school students, staff, families and community through effective asset management.

    You'll leave well-informed about the responsibilities of school leaders in maintaining safe schools through regular inspections and maintenance.

    Bricks and Mortar is a workshop in the Strategic Management for School Leaders suite, which supports the Department of Education's commitment to lifting the organisational performance of schools. 


    Designed for Victorian government school principals, assistant principals, business managers, facility managers and others with responsibility for asset management.


    Delivered by the Victorian School Building Authority Technical Leadership Coaches who are former school leaders who specialise in supporting schools with their facility management.

    The asbestos management component is delivered by Environmental Health Solutions.

    Structure of program 

    Workshop (offered either virtually or onsite)

    Over half a day you’ll:

    • explore preventative maintenance approaches to effectively manage your school's physical assets
    • discuss a range of initiatives and policies 
    • examine key risks such as asbestos, essential safety measures and occupational health and safety.  

    Learning outcomes

    • Understand the legal and regulatory compliance responsibilities of school leaders
    • Effectively manage and maintain their facilities through programs including:
      • Rolling Facilities Evaluation
      • School Maintenance Plans 
      • Annual Contracts
      • Essential Safety Measures
      • Asbestos Management
    • Understand the financial basis for funding decisions and how it impacts on government and school decision-making
    • Lead a strategic approach to maintenance 
    • Source supporting documentation including DE policies, grant opportunities and linked access to support networks.

     You’ll develop the skills to:

    • consider a strategic approach to condition-based and routine maintenance 
    • create environmentally friendly and sustainable practices
    • comply with initiative conditions and requirements.

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    03 8199 2900

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