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RIAI PSDP Refresher Course (1 day)

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Time:09:00 -17:00 (Registration from 8:30)

RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Cost:RIAI Members rate - €400.00 RIAI Practice rate:- €360.00

Event Information

CPD Points: structured points (including assessment exercise)

Presenters:  Cathal Mooney Dip. SHWW, CMIOSH and Paddy MacNeill MRIAI Dip SHWW, CMIOSH Scott MacNeill Architects

Class size:  25 maximum

The RIAI, in partnership with Safety by Design and Scott MacNeill Architects, are pleased to launch the PSDP refresher course. Only Architects and Architectural Technologists who currently hold RIAI PSDP Accreditation are eligible to attend.

Course Aim:
To provide Architects and Architectural Technologists who have successfully completed the RIAI accredited PSDP Course with an opportunity to refresh their knowledge of the role of the PSDP and the RIAI recommended system to assist them in undertaking the role of the Project Supervisor Design Process.

Course Learning Outcomes:
The course will provide a refresher on the duties of the PSDP and the duties of the others in relation to Construction Health and Safety legislation.

The RIAI PSDP course offers eligible participants:

  • The opportunity to review any changes to Health and Safety legislation introduced since they successfully completed the RIAI accredited PSDP course.
  • The opportunity to review the systematic approach to acting in the role of PSDP as presented in the RIAI Accredited PSDP course.
  • The opportunity to share their experience of acting in the role of PSDP with their peers and the trainers and to discuss the appropriate response to specific challenges encountered in that role.

Course Format:
The course is delivered as a 1 day session in-classroom via lectures and workshops. This is an intense and interactive course from start to finish with involvement from participants in workshops and discussions.

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. Substitution, subject to eligibility, is allowed.


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How to get your PR Campaign Started

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm ( Registration from 9.45)

RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Cost:RIAI Member: €295 RIAI Practice: €280

Event Information

To register to take this online 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 this course title.

PR+BRAND LAB in association with the RIAI will host a 1-day ‘Do Your Own PR’ workshop on Monday 25th June. This workshop divulges the tools, templates and easiest formula to follow to generate media coverage for architects and their projects.


Hosted by Liz Dwyer

  • Award-winning journalist and editor with 17-years’ experience across all media platforms.
  • Senior editorial roles with The Irish Times, IMAGE, The Examiner, The Evening Herald, IMAGE, VIP, MAGILL & CARA.
  • Regular contributor to TV3 and RTE television and numerous radio programmes.
  • Owner and founder of the successful SME franchise, Beauty Bootcamp for over 10 years. Owner and founder of PR+BRAND LAB - seminars and workshops for start-ups and SME's.
  • Keynote, MC and Brand Ambassador for various global brands from Google to Diageo, Bank of Ireland to Brown Thomas.

Course Overview

  • How the PR machine works
  • How the media operates
  • How to communicate your firms’ key messages
  • Generating PR on a local level
  • Generating PR on a national level
  • How to draft a press release
  • The press/digital media materials you need to do PR
  • Choosing media relevant to your practice and projects
  • How to pitch a story and secure coverage
  • Needs of different platforms: press; radio; TV & digital
  • Building ongoing media relations

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RIAI CPD Network Roadshow & RIAI Members Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time:09:30 - 05:00 (Registration 09:00)

Castletroy Park Hotel, University Gates, Dublin Road, Limerick, Co. Limerick.

Cost:Free to RIAI members & RIAI Practice members

Event Information

To reserve a place for the RIAI CPD Network Roadshow & RIAI Members Meeting, log-in on the MyRIAI  with your Username (usually your Membership/Registration Number) and Password and click the BOOK ONLINE button beside your chosen course.

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RIAI CPD Network Roadshow

The RIAI are pleased to announce the launch of the RIAI CPD Network Roadshow, 18 September, at Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick.

The roadshow will feature current, high quality CPD presentations by a selection of RIAI CPD Network provider companies. Don't miss this great opportunity to earn some free CPD points and update yourself on recent developments in the design, detailing and specification of a variery of building elements.

RIAI Members Meeting

RIAI President David Browne and CEO Kathryn Meghen are travelling around the country to meet members, provide a general update on RIAI activities and discuss any issues members may wish to address.

View Programme 

This event is free but booking is essential.

Further details of the RIAI approved CPD Network approved presentations featuring at the RIAI CPD Roadshow  are available at the links below:

XTRATHERM - Conventions and Standards for Thermal Bridging Calculation and Compliance with Part L

KINGSCOURT COUNTRY MANOR BRICKS - Brick Specification & Site Workmanship

DAIKIN - Air to Water heat Pumps - An Introduction

FORBO - Linoleum the Environmental Credentials

KCC ARCHITECTURAL - Automatic Access Systems

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