DORMA CPD's

Comprehensive and informative presentations that can help you every step of the way

 
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 DORMA offer a selection of RIBA Approved CPD's



  • Incorporating Access in Design - Best Practice in the Application of Automatic Doors
  • The Equality Act - The Way Forward
  • Modern Door Controls - Meeting Fire and Access Requirements
  • Toughened Glass Doors and Assemblies



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  We also offer a British Woodwork Federation Approved CPD

   Building Control - Door Hardware Requirements





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  For those based in Ireland we offer the following RIAI Approved CPD

  Accessible Building Design: The Way Forward



All presentations can be booked at your convenience and are free of charge. Should you wish your CPD to be held at lunchtime, DORMA will subsidise the cost of the meal, (maximum of £5 per head).

To decide which RIBA CPD is right for you, please click on the relevant tab below:

DORMA RIBA CPD's

1. Incorporating Access in Design: Best Practice in the Application of Automatic Doors

DORMA's Automatic Doors CPD offers you all the details and advice you need in specifying an Automatic Door. Whether you require a folding, revolving, swing or sliding door, this presentation highlights the key benefits and functions of the various types of doors in the market place.

Seminar Details:  

  • Developing knowledge of automatic doors and their application   
  • Explains the British Standards easily and with clear understanding   
  • Helps avoid common problems associated with automatic doors  
  • Ensures safe efficient traffic flow

Duration: approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD please click here 

2. The Equality Act - The Way Forward

DORMA introduces the requirements of the Equality Act and gives guidance on choosing the most suitable door products to achieve greater access into and within your building.

Seminar Details:   

  • Overview of the Equality Act and advice on how to meet the legislation   
  • Practical solutions to common access issues   
  • Covers the requirements of BS8300 and the latest Document M

Duration: approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD please click here

3. Modern Door Controls: Meeting Fire and Access Requirements

DORMA introduces the specifier to the requirements for door controls in relation to the latest accessibility and fire safety regulations providing examples of solutions that meet the demands of both these issues. Guidance is given on the range of door controls available and how to select the most suitable products for different applications.

Seminar Details:   

  • Outlines the latest regulations in relation to door controls for fire doors in order to meet the requirements for fire safety.   
  • Covers the requirements of current regulations relating to accessibilty and door controls including BS8300 and Approved Documents M / Section 3 /Part R   
  • Highlights benefits, features, functions and application of door controls   
  • Cites various project scenarios supported by photographs from live installations    Helps achieve accurate specification for internal and external door controls

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD please click here

4. Toughened Glass Doors and Assemblies

With space becoming smaller yet more costly, glass is an increasingly popular material to give any area a feeling of increased space, whilst providing security and privacy. From interior and exterior glass doors, screens and partitions, to external glass facades and canopies, toughened glass provides an option for any simple or complex structure.

Seminar Details:  

  • Examines types of glass doors, assemblies and structural applications.   
  • Outlines the types of toughened glass and glass fittings available.   
  • Assists with the needs and consideration when specifying glass

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD please click here

British Woodworking Federation Approved CPD

Buidling Control - Door Hardware Requirements

This Seminar covers the main requirements to ensure that your door hardware is compliant with legislation and offers you all there is to know regarding door hardware for any door situation. Often overlooked, door hardware if incorrectly fitted, can account for up to 80% of maintenance costs, so it is important to select the correct product to cope with  particular entrance requirements. Below are the essential aspects that the CPD covers:

How to check if door hardware conforms to:

  • Fire Safety requirements of Approved Document B (2006 -Section 2 in Scotland, Part S in N. Ireland)
  • Accessibility requirements of Approved Document M (2004 -Section 3 in Scotland, Part R in N. Ireland)
  • BS8300:2009

Seminar Details:

  • CE Marking and BS EN Classification Codes for Door Closers
  • Fire certificates
  • Hold-open and free-swing mechanisms
  • Other door hardware:
    Panic hardware, hinges, locks, seals
  • Signage
  • Light reflective values
  • Manual door opening forces

Duration: approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD appointment please click here

RIAI Approved CPD

Accessible Building Design: The Way Forward

This seminar aims to explain which types of automatic door operators and manual door controls meet the requirements for access in relation to the Disability Act 2005, upcoming revisions to Technical Guidance Document M and BS8300.

Seminar Details:

  • Overview of the Disability Act 2005
  • Practical solutions to common access issues
  • Covers the requirements of BS8300 and the upcoming revisions to Document M
  • Helps meet the requirements of the Disbaility Act 2005

Duration: approximately 45 minutes + questions

To book a CPD appointment, please click here

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