Continuous Professional Development

We provide a range of structured and unstructured CPD seminars on topics of interest and relevance to construction and architectural professionals. For more information or to book a seminar for your team contact us at

RIAI and RIBA CPD Network Accredited Seminars


Safety for Automatic Entry Systems (EN16005)

This seminar covers the correct approach and procedure involved in designing an effective Automatic Entrance. It works through all of the environmental and standard considerations and looks at appropriate systems to achieving the goals of a safe secure access system.


EN16005 – European Safety Standard for Power Operated Doorsets

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: This seminar explains the standard, its implications for architects and how to comply.


Designing effective smoke and heat ventilation

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: Adequate fire and smoke ventilation in residential and commercial properties can save lives. This seminar gives an overview of the requirements for the selection and specification of fire and smoke venting equipment.


Glass door assemblies

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: Providing an overview of the properties of glass this seminar looks at how glass can be used in door situations throughout a building as well as the standards and legislation that apply.


Removing barriers to access

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: Since the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act and the Equality Act ensuring access is available to all is a priority. This seminar provides guidance in the use and specification of door control devices in a way that does not turn doors into obstacles.


Specifiers guide to access control

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: This seminar looks at the specification, advantages and various elements of an access control system. It will also provide the attendee with an understanding of the relevant BS & EN standards relating to access control.


Specification of door hardware: An Architects guide

RIBA CPD Network Seminar:  This seminar will give you an insight into the specification of door hardware and the main considerations when doing so, in addition to the risks associated and how to avoid them.


Ironmongery & Security

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: This seminar will look at the purpose of security and the relevant standards for different locking devices. Attendees will also learn about Building Control Approved documents and appropriate security-related handbooks.


Ironmongery for Fire & Escape doors

RIBA CPD Network Seminar: This seminar will give attendees an understanding of the importance of fire doors and escape doors and the correct ironmongery that should be specified and used. Attendees will also learn about the inspection and maintenance of fire doors and the consequences of ignoring the risks.

Unstructured ‘lunch & learn’ seminars


KCC Products & Services: Overview

Lunch & Learn Seminar: This seminar will give you an insight into the wide range of architectural products and services offered to clients by KCC, covering everything from door hardware to fire-rated glazing systems to automatic doors to access control and service & maintenance support.


KCC 360: An introduction

Lunch & Learn Seminar: This seminar will give you an insight into the innovative KCC 360 service provided by KCC. This advanced specification service is designed to save you time, eliminate risk and enable you to accurately and confidently strategize your building. Put simply, KCC have done the ground work, so you don’t have to.


Fire resistant doors & glazed screens and their applications under Part B (Fire Safety) of the Second Schedule to the Regulations

Lunch & Learn Seminar: This seminar offers architects and designers important information in relation to  BC(A)R and the role of the Assigned Certifier, with reference to fire resistant doors and glazed screens and their applications under Part B of the building regulations


Space design using movable walls

Lunch & Learn Seminar: This seminar aims to shed light on all Aspects and Design Considerations when specifying a Movable Wall.


Sky-Frame Overview

Lunch & Learn Seminar: Sky-Frame are Swiss-made frameless sliding windows which allow for a  flush transition between indoors and outdoors, an unbounded spatial experience with spectacular vistas. This seminar provides an overview of the technical aspects and advantages of Sky-Frame’s frameless glazing.


Concealed frame doorsets for commercial & residential projects

Lunch & Learn seminar: Learn about this range of concealed frame doorsets, how they work and their uses and applications across both commercial and residential projects.


Schuco Jansen: Overview

Lunch & Learn seminar: This seminar aims to give a total overview of the Schüco Jansen Product Range: Advantages of Steel Systems / Jansen Façade Systems (VISS) / Non-insulated Doors and Windows / Thermally Broken Doors and Windows / Jansen Systems (Fire Resistant Products).


Coburn: An introduction to folding and sliding door gear

Lunch & Learn seminar: This seminar offers architects and designers all the information they need to know when specifying sliding and folding door gear to create flexible and versatile space solutions.


SE Controls: Facades Automation

Lunch & Learn seminar: This seminar explains the basis and benefits of façade automation and covers design, specification and compliance considerations.


MHB Steel Glazing Systems - Overview

Lunch & Learn Seminar: This seminar offers architects and designers an insight into the main characteristics and performance capabilities of this super slim, aesthetically pleasing MHB steel glazing system most commonly specified in high-end residential or commercial projects.