Ground-Gas Protection: Getting it Right

The Property Care Association have developed a ground gas protection course to enable professionals who work in the field to keep up to speed with the requirements of the latest standards, good practice and successful implementation to ensure safe development.

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Who is this ground gas protection course for?

Anyone involved in working with ground gas will find that the course extends their subject knowledge and understanding. Specific job roles that will find the training particularly beneficial include:

  • Surveyors
  • Company owners with legal responsibilities
  • Designers and design engineers
  • Those involved in writing tenders for projects

Structure of the ground gas course

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

– Introducing & understanding the hazards of ground gases

– Foundation and 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

– Understand your role in project delivery and sign off

– Discussion of the implications and requirements of regulations including C735

– Common issues faced when working with Ground-Gas

– 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 retrofitting of membranes

– 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

NOTE: This training course is not part of any NVQ Level 2 qualification. At the end of the training day attendees will receive a certificate of knowledge and attendance

Summary: Dates and fees
Duration: One day
When: January 2020 – Thurs 30th
July 2020 – Wed 1st
Level Surveyor
Fees: Members: £185+ VAT, non-members: £240+ VAT

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To discuss any questions you may have regarding our ground gas protection training then give us a call on 01480 400 000 or reach us online using the enquiry form below.

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