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RIAI PSDP - Project Supervisor Design Process (4+5 Nov)

Date: Monday, November 04, 2019
Time:9.00am – 5.00pm (Registration from 8.30am) Both days

RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Cost:RIAI Member & Practice Rate: €660 Non-RIAI Member: €825

Event Information

To reserve a place on this course log-in on the CPD Home Page with your Username (usually your Membership/Registration Number) and Password and click the BOOK ONLINE button beside your chosen course.

The RIAI, in partnership with SBD Safety By Design and Scott MacNeill Architects, present " Project Supervsior Design Process", an intensive two day programme designed specifically for professionals in the field of architecture. The programme includes, on successful completion of the two days and an assessment, accreditation by the RIAI as a trained Project Supervisor Design Process. This is an intense and interactive course from start to finish with involvement from participant in workshops and discussions.

Course Aim: To provide Architects and Architectural Technologists with the knowledge and a system to assist them in undertaking the role of the Project Supervisor Design Process.

Course Tutors: Mr. Paddy MacNeill MRIAI Dip SHWW, CMIOSH, Scott MacNeill Architects
Mr. Cathal Mooney Dip. SHWW, CMIOSH, Safety By Design and author and presenter of the RIAI "Safety by Design" CPD course.

Main topics;
1. Introduction
2. Role of the Client
3. Role of the PSDP
4. Design Stage Start
5. Risk Register/Risk Assessments
6. Design Stage Meetings
7. Preliminary Plan
8. Construction Stage/Temporary Works
9. Safety File
10. PSDP Management System

The course is delivered by the means of lectures and workshops.

Eligibility Criteria for attending the RIAI Project Supervisor Design Process programme

RIAI CPD is a service provided by the RIAI for its members. This programme is designed for qualified Architects and Architectural Technologists. For the programme to provide the greatest benefit to all participants it is essential that those participating have a proven level of existing knowledge. Successful completion of the programme and the associated assessment confers eligibility for RIAI accreditation as a trained Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP). It is essential, therefore, that suitable entry criteria are in place to ensure;

a) that all participants achieve the learning outcomes defined for the programme, and
b) that the interests of those engaging the services of individuals accredited on the basis of passing the programme assessment are protected through ensuring that all accredited individuals are appropriately qualified.

On this basis, the entry requirements for the programme are as follows:
All participants in the programme must be able to demonstrate Qualification to the level of

• Architect (i.e. Registered Architect under the Building Control ACT 2007), or
• RIAI (Arch. Tech.)

The RIAI is not in a position to assess qualifications or experience solely for the purposes of entry to this programme, therefore all prospective participants must have one or more of the above qualifications.


The programme is based on participants having an existing level of knowledge of health and safety in design. The RIAI therefore strongly recommends that architects working in a design capacity on any scale of project should complete the Safety by Design course in advance of attending the RIAI accredited PSDP course.

Please note that the RIAI will charge a €50 administration fee on bookings cancelled more than 5 working days in advance of programme delivery. Cancellations made within 2-5 working days of programme delivery will be charged 75% of the full fee. Cancellations on the day of the programme or on the day before will result in the full amount being charged.


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