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 contact us.

CPD Activities

On-line Learning

McBride Charles Ryan Lecture 15 Points (design)

In this twelve-episode lecture series, Rob McBride and Debbie-Lyn Ryan of McBride Charles Ryan take an inspirational tour of many of their award winning projects.  Their ability to translate ideas into reality has been widely recognised with many of their award winning projects being profiled in this lecture including:

To claim your 15 CPD points please view the lecture series and contact specifier@dulux.co.nz with your NZRAB number to request the quiz.  Upon completion of the quiz, which will appear on your RAB page, you will be allocated your points.

 

Dulux Futuna Lecture, presented by Ric Leplastrier - 10 points (design)

In this eight-episode lecture Ric talks about the components of exceptional architectural design (of which the chapel is a good example) - the use and awareness of materials, light, colour, structure, space, site and climate, the process of seeing and understanding what is seen, the drawing of the seeing/seen and the creation of exceptional architecture - and all in the realm of a sustainable approach.

To claim your 10 CPD points please view the lecture series and contact specifer@dulux.co.nz to request the quiz.  Upon completion of the quiz, which will appear on your RAB page, you will be allocated your points.

 

On Demand

Texture Coating Systems Explained - 10 Points (design)

This session covers the following topics and will then have time for discussion and questions & answers.

  • What is a texture coating system?
  • What substrates go with what system?
  • 3D diagrams of texture coating systems
  • Primers
  • Acrylic textures
  • Cement renders
  • Mid-build top coats
  • High-build top coats
  • Lifecycle cost assessment

 

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)

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

  • 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

 

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