Looking to consolidate your skills and knowledge in the new Principal Designer role? Need some training to give you the confidence in your skills?

Date:  Tue 24 October 2017 / 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Vijay Patel Building, The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH
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Since the Health and Safety Executive’s CDM 2015 Regulations came into effect in 2015, the RIBA has been offering a range of half, one and two day courses on the Principal Designer role. These are the only Principal Designer Courses offered by the RIBA.

RIBA’s accredited Principal Designer course define and provide adequate ‘skills, knowledge, experience’ to a professionally agreed standard. To show awareness and capability to deliver this role there is an industry expectation for professionals to demonstrate attendance and knowledge attained. Following completion, an attendance certificate will be issued showing that you attended the RIBA-accredited course.

You will also be given the opportunity to participate in an online exam, after which successful delegates will be issued an exam result certificate. Alongside your attendance certificate, this could be useful should a client, stakeholder or external body require evidence that you have the industry standard skills, knowledge and understanding of the principal designer role.

This course includes:
6 hours of RIBA-Accredited Deep Knowledge CPD*
Bespoke Principal Designer course for architects, by architect Paul Bussey and Structural Engineer Tony Putsman
Q&A using your ongoing projects
Certificate of attendance
Certificate of exam result (subject to a pass score)
A copy of CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers, RRP £25
Lunch and refreshments



Do you need to learn more about inclusive environments? Do you wish to become an access consultant? This one-day interactive course will provide delegates with ‘core competences and skills requirements’ that would help their NRAC Consultancy application.

Date: 27 October 2017 / 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Allies and Morrison, 85 Southwark St, London, SE1 0HX
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Inclusive design and accessibility can be a confusing and sometimes subjective area. RIBA Access Consultancy Course aims to help architects grow in confidence and understanding when discussing these issues with clients.

By attending this course, you will increase your understanding of user needs and the implications of a non-inclusive environment. The RIBA Access Consultancy Course will help you develop your knowledge of legislation and regulations covering inclusive design and gain a wider awareness of available best practice documents. The course will develop this knowledge and understanding through workshops including a mini-audit, design appraisals and mini-workshops discussing case studies. You will be provided with information regarding how to become an accredited Access Consultant with the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC).

Who is the course for? 
The one-day interactive course will provide delegates with “core competences and skills requirements” that would help their NRAC Consultancy application. The Access Consultancy course will be aimed at architects seeking NRAC accredited consultancy status. However, the course is also open to all architects and construction professionals wanting to further their accessibility knowledge and training.