The importance placed on the role of the Assigned and Design Certifier as part of the Building Control Amendment Regulations is extremely challenging and can be fraught with a number of practical and legal challenges.
The Assigned Certifier is tasked with ensuring the building works meet the BCAR standards; however there are already a number of issues the assigned certifier has faced in these early stages since implementation, both professionally and in a legal context.
This course will examine the professional complexities, challenges, obligations and legalities of the role for the Assigned and Design Certifier, it will highlight the likely areas of contention & steps to avoid potential litigation nightmares in the future. It is a must attend for anyone working as, or with, assigned and design certifiers, all attendees will get a chance to engage in an informative Q & A session, and will receive a highly informative course pack, as well as 5 structured CPD Points.
Practical Issues in the Assigned and Design Certifier Roles
Key responsibilities of the Assigned and Design Certifier
Professional relationships in play – Practicalities to consider
Practicalities for the Assigned Certifier and the procurement of Certificates
Other contractual relationships
The impact of the scale and complexity of a project
Practical implications of BCAR regulations
Key issues in planning and undertaking inspections
Interface with BCMS and Building Control Authority.
Certificate of Compliance on Completion (CCC) and Supporting Documents.
Liability and Legal Implications an Assigned and Design Certifier must consider –
The potential liability in accordance with the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations
The liability of the Assigned and Design Certifier arising in accordance to the Code of Conduct
Areas of vulnerability for the Assigned and Design Certifier - inspection and certification
The liability of the Assigned and Design Certifier in the context of the roles of the Building Owners, Ancillary Certifiers and the Building Control Authority
The Builder's new role and its implications for the Assigned and Design Certifier
Who Should Attend?
This CPD course will be of interest to all Building and Design professionals including, current assigned and design certifiers, as well as contractors, surveyors, architects, engineers, specialist contractors, local authority executives and technical managers, material manufacturers, suppliers to the building sector, procurement executives, tendering managers, government department officers with direct or indirect contact with the building and design sectors, industry associations, representative bodies, educators and regulators.
On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.
This training course costs €395 EARLY-BIRD (Normal rate €495). The price includes course documentation and training pack, teas and coffee, snacks, biscuits, fruit on arrival. Lunch is a light fare containing freshly cut sandwiches, wraps, a selection of teas and coffee. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops within a one-minute radius of the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.