September 23, 2024

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A few words from our tutor on what you can expect from this course

Course Description

The importance placed on the role of the Assigned Certifier as part of the Building Control Amendment Regulations is extremely challenging and can be fraught with a number of practical and legal issues.

This course will examine the professional complexities, challenges, obligations, and legalities of the Assigned & Design Certifiers role, it will highlight the likely areas of contention & steps to avoid potential litigation nightmares in the future. It is a must attend course for anyone working as, or with assigned and design certifiers.

This course assumes technical knowledge and is not an in dept look at the TGD’s parts A-M

All attendees will receive a full course pack to refer back to.

Course Content

  • The Statutory Certificates in S.I. No. 9
  • Assigned Certifier’s Role
  • Designer’s Role
  • The Ancillary Certificates agreed by the Professional Bodies and the CIF
  • Inspection Plans
  • Liability of the consulting engineer
  • The 4 No. Practice Notes produced by the Professional Bodies and the CIF to provide guidance to practitioners on the Ancillary Certificates, Inspection Plans & Documentation
  • The Code of Practice for Inspecting and Certifying Buildings and Works
  • When it all goes wrong

Who Should Attend?

This course will be of interest to all Building and Design professionals including, current Assigned Certifiers, Design Certifiers or Ancillary Certifiers, as well as contractors, surveyors, architects, engineers, specialist contractors, local authority executives and technical managers, material manufacturers, suppliers to the building sector, government department officers with direct or indirect contact with the building and design sectors, industry associations, representative bodies, educators and regulators.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued to participants on completion of the course.

This course may qualify for CPD. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


This course costs €485 Early Bird – Normal Price €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE COURSE DATE. The course costs include all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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