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Lead Paint Awareness Training

We are currently working with LCMA, the Lead Containing Material Association (formerly LiPSA, the Lead Paint Safety Association). They have developed a number of courses to raise awareness of the dangers of lead paint within the construction industry. The courses will have their final authorisation from the NOCN awarding body in January which means they will become readily available to everyone. Lead based paints were used in abundance in past construction; however the aftermath (its legacy)...
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Ai Solutions - Out and About

Many of our customers will tell you that we like visit them. Part of what we like to provide is 1-1 guidance whether this is on the products we provide or advice on particular problems that our customers may come across in their day to day work activities. We also offer training in product as well as regulations so if that something we can help with please lets us know by calling a member of the team on 01525 850080. Along with this we offer remote support for our customers using the latest IT technologies...
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Quantity Surveying - Lack of Expertise

A Quantity Surveyor is 'key' when aiming for a project that comes in on budget, in fact, a good Quantity Surveyor is worth their weight in gold. We have all read about the lack of qualified processionals within construction and, as part of the planning process, a Quantity Surveyor is a crucial element when trying to gauge the pricing of work. However, from what we are reading and hearing, there seem to be a lot of Quantity Surveyors retiring and, as it's not a 'cool or funky' job, many new starters...
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CSCS Card Update

With more and more fraudulent practices in place within the building industry we note that there is hope! The National Demolition Training Group can now provide an on-site smart card audit. The audit is carried out by CECA and Build UK. This is not the only area that has fallen ill of these types of fraud, however it is great to see that there are those who offer this service. Making sure, at a minimum, that all the cards checked are still valid (not expired) and that none were fraudulent. Additionally...
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Asbestos Awareness / Training

If you are planning to undertake construction or if you are a landlord you need to be aware of the CAR12 regulations. You have specific duties that you must adhere to under the law. For those of you that are interested, one our partners is offering Asbestos training. If you would like more information about the courses on offer please contact Steve at Doctus Training by emailing doctus@hotmail.com We are happy to announce that Steve will be speaking at the Ai Solutions Health and Safety Conference...
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Successfully Navigating the CDM2015 Changes

With CDM2015 now fully in force, Ai Solutions are offering a briefing that highlights the main changes and effects of CDM 2015. Our CDM 2015 training covers: What is expected of each of the duty holders per role. Transitional Period Arrangements. Advice and guidance on how to navigate the changes successfully. The briefing includes a question and answer section to test your knowledge at the end with a CDM2015 questionnaire! The Ai Solutions CDM2015 briefing is ½ day course which...
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Design Risk Management

Due to the continued success of the Callsafe Services Limited Design Risk Management course, they are presenting the next course on 18th & 19th June at Aston Conferences in Birmingham. This is the only Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM) designers' course that is accredited by the Association for Project Safety (APS). The course is also recognised as CPD for CDM Co-ordinators, Architects and other designers. The course tutor has experience in both design and construction,...
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