RIBA CPD Showcase eBulletin

Alternative CPD formats

The following CPD materials have all been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Alutec - Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions)
Aluminium Rainwater, Fascia and Soffit Systems (Durable Eaves Solutions)
Seminar, by Alutec
Addresses the unique benefits of aluminium eaves solutions. Aluminium rainwater systems offer distinct advantages over more traditional materials, such as ease of installation, superb sustainability credentials and vastly improved life expectancy (up to 50 years virtually maintenance free), making it the ideal material for specification and use in modern construction.

With an extensive portfolio of highly sustainable products, Alutec is a UK leader in innovative aluminium rainwater and fascia and soffit solutions. Committed to delivering the excellent service and technical expertise that only comes from partnering with a specialist manufacturer, Alutec offers everything, from help with initial designs, to delivery of detailed estimates and on-site assistance.

Approximate reading time: 20 minutes.
Boss Design - Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Literature, by Boss Design
Examines whether people use task chairs as ergonomists and manufacturers recommend, and whether the investment that companies make every year in training staff to use task chairs properly really does affect the way they choose to sit.

Established in 1983, Boss Design is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative commercial furniture. From workplace and learning environments, to hospitality, retail, leisure and conference venues, Boss Design’s unique furniture solutions – combined with outstanding industry expertise and market vision – help transform spaces from ordinary into extraordinary.

Approximate reading time: 30 minutes.
Galvanizers Association - The Engineers' and Architects' Guide to Hot Dip Galvanized Nuts and Bolts
The Engineers' and Architects' Guide to Hot Dip Galvanized Nuts and Bolts
Includes comprehensive information about hot dip galvanized nuts and bolts. A variety of important topics are covered, including process details, coating properties, storage and specifying for galvanizing. The guide also contains the essential information needed by specifiers selecting a corrosion protection system for fasteners.

Galvanizers Association (GA) represents the hot dip galvanizing industry of the UK and Ireland. GA publishes a wide range of technical literature and is on hand to give immediate answers to all your galvanizing-related questions.

GA was a founder member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network and works closely with the RIBA to provide relevant information for specifiers across all sectors of the construction industry.

Number of pages: 4 pages.
Butler & Young Training - The Management of Pre-Construction Health and Safety (2015)
The Management of Pre-Construction Health and Safety (2015)
This course is aimed at the principal designer CDM2015 duty holder and CDM advisor service provider. It covers all duty holder roles and what the requirements are to comply with the regulations, including design risk management, planning, managing, monitoring and coordination.

As principal designers and CDM advisors accredited under the SSIP scheme, Butler & Young practices what it teaches. It has the CDM capability to deliver on complex projects and therefore pass on its skill, knowledge and experience to others.

Duration: two days.