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RIAI Disability Access Certificates CPD - Cork


Thursday, February 25, 2010


10AM - 5PM (Registration 9.30AM)


Clarion Hotel, Cork


RIAI practices €295
RIAI member* €310
Non-RIAI member €400
Price includes morning Danish, coffee breaks, sandwich lunch and all course materials.

Event Information

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The RIAI in partnership with Michael Mohan FRIAI and Fionnuala Rogerson FRIAI, present a CPD seminar on the implications of the introduction of Disability Access Certificates.

Course Aim:
The aim of the seminar is to provide those attending an understanding of the issues involved and the relevant information to apply for Disability Access Certificates.

Learning Outcomes:

  •  An understanding of the principles of Inclusive Design
  •  Background to legislation governing accessibility of the built environment in Ireland
  •  Implications of the Disability Act 2005, Building Control Act 2007, Equal Status and Employment Equality Legislation,
  •  An understanding of the principles underpinning the Technical Guidance to Part M 2000
  •  Awareness of the proposed amendments to Part M 2010 and its Technical Guidance
  •  Knowledge of which legislation and guidance to apply to various project and building types
  •  Ability to clearly set out relevant information when preparing a Disability Access Certificate Application and how to structure an Accessibility Report
  •  Examination of case studies

Course Tutors:  Michael Mohan FRIAI and Fionnuala Rogerson FRIAI.
CPD Points:  structured points
Class size:   80 maximum

Special Requirements: Attendees are asked to confirm any special accessibility or other requirements to the RIAI in the field provided on the booking form.

*In recognition of the current economic conditions, the RIAI is also operating a lottery to award 1 free place to an unwaged member and a second lottery to award 1 place at a 50% discount on the full course attendance to one member who can make a case to prove that they are experiencing substantial financial hardship. Interested members should download the relevant CPD lottery form from the Access to CPD area of the RIAI website and forward the form together with proof of circumstances to tharte@riai.ie or fax to 01 6610948. All correspondence in relation to this offer should be submitted in writing only.

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