Ground-Gas Protection Measures: Getting it Right

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Who is this training course for?

For professionals associated with general ground gas protection who wish to keep up to speed with the requirements of the latest standards, good practice and successful implementation to ensure safe development.

Job roles that could benefit from this training include:  surveyors, company owners with legal responsibilities, designers and design engineers, those involved in writing tenders for projects.

If you have any particular questions about the relevance of this training to your particular job role, contact in the first instance.

How is this training structured?

This is a one day training seminar that provides an update on good practice and the latest BS8485 Standard and CIRIA C735 guidance on gas protection measures.

The day is divided into four units, with Unit 4 comprising a practical demonstration section.

Unit 1: Hazardous Gases

  • Introduction to the hazards of ground gases
  • Basic principles of ground gases
  • Consideration of current guidance and regulation

Unit 2: Principles of gas protection

  • High level design and available gas protection technologies
  • Ventilation considerations, membrane design and specification
  • Membrane installation and examples of good and bad practice

Unit 3: Verification

  • Role in project sign off
  • Discussion of the implications and requirements of C735
  • Common issues
  • Independent verification engineers and installation competency
  • Dealing with damage caused by follow-on trades

Unit 4: Practical demonstration

  • Demonstration of good practice gas membrane installation
  • Jointing membranes, detailing to pipes, corners and the retro fitting of membranes to existing buildings
  • Installation practices based on the NOS working towards QCF units 612 and 613
  • Independent verification engineers and installation competency
  • Dealing with damage caused by follow-on trades

Important Note:
This training course is not part of any NVQ Level 2 qualification. Attendees will not be entitled to claim any formal qualification as a result of attending. At the end of the training day attendees will receive an attendance certificate only.

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Ground Gas Protection Measures: Getting it Right – Dates

Month  Course Date
July 2020 Weds 1st
Ground Gas Protection Measures Fees

Fees for PCA Members
£185 + VAT

Fees for non PCA Members
£240 + VAT

Please note that there are a limited number of places on each training course and places can only be reserved with full payment. Please check back here for additional dates as they are announced.

Click below to download a Booking Formor contact Jo or Jade on tel: 0844 375 4301.

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