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We organise regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars and training updates for local agents, architects, engineers and contractors.

These are very well attended because they keep local professionals up to date with the latest techniques and innovations within the building industry and keep them informed of changes to the building regulations. CPD certificates are issued following each session.

The presentations last about an hour and are designed to increase understanding of a particular subject. Our in-person CPD events are generally preceded by a light buffet lunch where delegates have the opportunity to network with the Sussex Building Control team and like-minded professionals.

Upcoming Continuing Professional Development Seminars 2023

Mitigating Fire in Flat Roofing – Thursday 23rd February 2023

This seminar examines the key aspects of fire accreditation and the testing of roofing systems, taking on board the latest findings from the ongoing inquiry into the Grenfell tragedy. We also cover current testing procedures for flat roofs and include practical guidance on the installation of flat roof systems. The session will be presented by Thomas Forbes and Cameron Smith, Langley UK Ltd

What to expect:

* Understanding the Regulations - Part B

* BRoof (t4) fire rating for the penetration and spread of flame

* Testing requirements for flat roofs

* The Hackitt report

* How to check certification

* Safe2Torch (NFRC initiative)

* Performance of materials

* Good design for compliance and longevity

* Appropriate installation to minimise risk of fire on-site

High Pressure Mist Fire Suppression – Thursday 30th March 2023

This seminar examines Automatic Water Mist Fire Suppression. The Session will be presented by a former London Fire Brigade Firefighter, Eddie Sibley, I-Mist Ltd

What to expect:

  • Full compliance with British Standards and Building Regulations, including recent amendments
  • Testing, Approval, Accreditation and Certifications - Including Building Regulations/Building Standards
  • Case Studies and Demonstration Videos
  • Design, Manufacture, Installation and Maintenance
  • The Benefits of Mist v Sprinklers
  • How Mist Suppression Fights Fires Before The Fire Brigade Arrives

Guide to Glass Balustrades – Thursday 27th April 2023

This session will be presented by Bill Boulter, Balconette Ltd

What to expect:

  • System types available with a brief overview
  • Specification tools and considerations regulatory standards
  • Relevant case studies to explain regulatory standards and good working practice
  • Innovations
If you are interested in attending an event, please email rachel.ayling@horsham.gov.uk

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