Gain an informative overview of SUDS, learn the key benefits, and get expert insight on the features and design of SUDS Systems
Popular course – Limited Places!
Date: 25th October 2017
There is an increasing need for a more sustainable approach to managing surface water. Sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) have many well documented benefits, and reduce the effect on the quality and quantity of runoff from developments, providing important amenity and biodiversity benefits.
This one day CPD MasterClass will give you an informative overview of the processes involved in assessing and controlling runoff from development.
The first half of the course will focus on the key concepts and benefits of SUDS use, such as amenity, ecology, water harvesting and green infrastructure. You will also gain a greater understanding of the the performance and key features of SUDS systems. The second half of the course will give you expert insight on the design of SUDS systems, from the estimation of greenfield runoff, requirements of the GDSDS to outline design concepts. You will get an opportunity to engage in an informative Q & A with our course tutor, as well as other professionals in your field. You will receive 6 structured CPD Points and will receive a full course pack, which you can refer back to at any time.
- Natural v Developed Catchment
- Aims of Sustainable Development
- SUDS Principles
- Prevention & Maintenance
- Source Control Techniques
- SUDS Overview
- Methods Available
- SUDS Components
- Green Roof
- Infiltration Devices / Systems
- Ponds / Basins
- Pollution Removal Mechanisms
- Greenfield Runoff
- Sample Calculation
- Design Criteria
- Hydraulic Criteria
- Water Quality Criteria
- Amenity Criteria
This course would be of interest to engineers and other specialists working in development control or the design of new infrastructure. As well as planners, developers, architects, masterplanners and drainage engineers.
On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Points. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full 5 hours.
JBA are a leading environmental and engineering consultancy, at the forefront of Flood Risk Management in Ireland. JBA have vast experience of completing Flood Mapping Studies, Flood Risk and Management Strategies (FRAMs), Strategic Flood Risk Assessments (SFRAs), Catchment Flood Risk and Asset Management Plans (CFRAMs), Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) and detailed understanding of land use planning to each and every project. JBA Consulting were established in Ireland in 2007 on the foot of writing the Developing Planning Guidelines for Flood Risk Management for DoEHLG.
CMG Professional Training courses take place at our state-of-the-art training facility in the Apex Building situated in the Beacon Quarter of Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18. The CMG Training Centre is accessible by the Luas, (Sandyford line, Stillorgan stop – 6 mins walk) several bus options (the number 11 travels from O Connell street Dublin and stops directly outside the training centre) and we are situated very close to the M50 at the Beacon Hospital corner. There are several car parks within a three minute walk from the training centre with very competitive ‘all day’ parking rates and we have a range of coffee shops (including Starbucks) as well as shops and restaurants nearby.
Date, Time & Venue:
Date: 25th October 2017
Times: 9.30 am to 3.30pm
Venue: Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Dublin 18
This course costs €375 (2nd early-bird rate), NORMAL RATE €425, and includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.Telephone:+353 1 2933650