Our public training courses
We have the following upcoming training courses listed below. Visit the training calendar page to find out the next scheduled course dates.
List of public courses
- Access auditing and the Equality Act
- Accessible Housing: Category 3 – Wheelchair User Dwellings – New course dates pending. Contact us if you would like to be updated as soon as new course dates are finalised.
You can register your interest for any of these courses using the booking form below or via the related pages on the left.
Two day course
To develop access auditing skills as well as an appreciation of the practicalities of implementing access into building management practices.
About the course
This is our most popular course. It is aimed at anyone seeking to gain an understanding of the practicalities of access improvements in light of the Equality Act. It is ideal for anyone considering NRAC accreditation, or looking to undertake workplace audits or design assessments.
This long-running two-day programme covers the following areas:
- Accessibility awareness.
- The Equality Act 2010, other legislation and design standards.
- Principles of inclusive design, design guidance and access strategies
- Appraisal and auditing methodologies, formats for reports and making priorities and recommendations.
Participants will have the opportunity to experience undertaking access design appraisals and access audits in supervised exercises.
Accessible Housing: Category 3 – Wheelchair User Dwellings
One day course
To gain an in-depth understanding of the new standards in Approved Document M Category 3 – Wheelchair user dwellings.
About the course
In October 2015, the revised Part M to the Building Regulations came into force. Approved Document M (ADM), Volume 1 relates to the new housing standards, Categories 1 – 3.
This course is aimed at access professionals, designers, buildings control officers, planners, developers and housing providers who need to fully understand the technical details pertaining to wheelchair user dwellings, and the key differences between the design of ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings. The programme has an interactive workshop format, with practical exercises to ensure understanding of the more complex requirements for Category 3 kitchens and bathrooms.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Understand how the new standards will be applied and the roles of planning and building control authorities.
- Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical requirements of ADM Category 3 and the difference between ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings.
Register your interest
If you are interested in one of our upcoming training courses, please booking using the link below.