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eResources - Standards & Codes

Online access to eBooks, eVideos, encyclopedias, journals, newspapers, Australian Standards, TAFE Exam Papers and other databases

Standards and Codes - Quick Links

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Australian Standards Online

Search Australian Standards Online

Password required - use your TAFE username and password. Please click on Subscription Logout when finished.

User Guides:     Australian Standards - User Guide   Guide to creating direct links

You can search by standard title, number, key word, scope, publication date or phrase found anywhere in the document. Subscription does not include all ISO (International) Standards.

If the ISO is also published as an Australian Standard (AS) then it will be available to view. Search for the number only to see all matches.

Do you need more help? - please contact your Campus Library staff.
Note: Downloaded Standards will expire after 5 days. Print a copy to ensure future access.

Australian Standards are published documents setting out specifications and procedures - designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they were intended to. They establish a common language which defines quality and safety criteria. This database is the complete collection of current Australian and New Zealand standards, including draft standards and amendments to Australian standards.

Under the terms and conditions of the license, users may:

  • print downloaded publications, but such printed versions must be for internal organisation use only
  • download and store electronic copies for temporary off-line uses. Downloaded copies are encoded with a predetermined expiry date, after which they cease to be accessible.

Users must not:

  • use, modify, copy, adapt, supply, transmit, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works based on, send by email, reproduce, or do any other thing in relation to the electronic files
  • transfer an electronic file or printed publication to any party outside the Institute without the prior written consent of SAI Global
  • use hard copy printed copies other than for internal use or download electronic copies of publications other than for temporary off-line purposes.

 Direct links to featured Australian Standards - please contact Sonia Rahman if you would like additional links created.

Featured Standards

Use your TAFE username and password to access Standards Australia Online 

Note: When using the direct links to the Australian Standards below, you cannot click on one link after another.

To open a second link:
Option 1 - Log out of the Standards database first (click on subscription logout), and then click on the second link.
Option 2 - Stay logged in and search for the second standard by name or number.

Always log out when finished using the Australian Standards database.

Guide to creating direct links to Australian Standards

National Construction Code (NCC) Online

The National Construction Code sets the minimum requirements for the design, construction and performance of buildings throughout Australia.

  • Volume One - covers Class 2 to 9 (multi-residential, commercial, industrial and public) buildings and structures. 
  • Volume Two - covers for Class 1 (residential) and Class 10 (non-habitable) buildings and structures. 
  • Volume Three - covers plumbing and drainage for all classes of buildings.

National Construction Code (NCC)

You must use the online registration form to access the NCC. Registrations are for individuals only; there is no shared access for organisations. Each user will have their own unique login details and can then download copies of the volumes and access training materials.

*The NCC Standards interactive house provides links to Australian Standards for purchase. To access these for free through the TAFE NSW subscription, you will need to search Australian Standards Online.