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Building Regulations for Designers, Architects and Specifiers

Event overview

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  • Times: 09.00 - 12.30
  • Location: Leicester - TBC
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This course serves as a good introductory or refresher session for anyone in the construction industry who requires a basic understanding of the Building Regulations and Building Act and how they work in practice.  This very practical course takes the mystery and confusion out of the Building Control system, explaining in clear terms what legislation is involved, when Building Regulations approval is needed and what to expect in practice. This course will give you an understanding of the Building Control process and practices, implications for their clients and what to do if things go wrong.

Course Content & Learning Outcomes:

CPD: This course counts for 3 hours CPD.

Cost: £99 + VAT including lunch and course materials

  • The Building Act 1984
  • Schedule 1 Building Regulations 2010
  • When is Building Regulations approval required?
  • Schedule 2 Exemptions
  • Schedule 4 where no application is required
  • The Approved Documents
  • The building control process
  • Public and private sector systems

“Thanks for a good seminar. It is always good to hear from someone who works in the real world.”

Who should attend:
Chartered architectural technologists
Building engineers
Chartered surveyors
Building owners and developers

Trainer profile

Tim Parrett

Tim is a Member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Tim started his building control career at Shepway District Council and moved to Ashford in 1986. He was appointed as Head of Building Control in 2000 and in 2014 became Head of Development Delivery – managing a broad range of development related functions.

He is also Managing Director of ABC BC Ltd – a wholly owned LA Company- delivering  a wide  range of consultancy services to the industry.

Tim is the current chairman of the Kent Building Control Managers and Vice Chair of the South East Region of LABC.

A past chair of the LABC Training Working Group, Tim is keen to see LABC maintain its position as the market leading building control training provider.

He has lectured at South Kent College and Mid Kent College and regularly presents Continual Professional Development (CPD) seminars to private companies, the CIOB and other professional bodies.