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Principal Designer

These 'hands-on' courses are specifically aimed at Designers wanting to take on the Principal Designer role, and explore the practicalities of design risk management. 

Courses are between 2 and 3 days in duration*. The scope of material covered is similar to our “Management of Pre-construction Health and Safety” specification, but there is a greater focus and emphasis on the statutory PD role and DRM. Delegates will receive practical guidance and illustration on how to discharge the PD role in a proportionate manner, for any size of project. 

The course includes practical workshops on how to discharge the PD role.  

*the course will be a minimum of 2 days, but may be longer depending on the individual provider’s approach and emphasis. Some course providers may also include accreditations and approvals from other professional bodies. We suggest that you talk directly with the course providers about your particular needs.

Courses in 2018

Location Course Provider Date
London Gatwick Butler & Young 14 - 15 November
Liverpool Synergie Training 21 - 22 November
Stockton Faithful+Gould 26 - 27 November
Bristol Synergie Training 27 - 28 November
Liverpool/Manchester Butler & Young 28 - 29 November
Milton Keynes  NHBC  28 - 29 November 
Glasgow Synergie Training 4 - 5 December
Birmingham Synergie Training 10 - 11 December
London Synergie Training 10 - 11 December

Courses in 2019

Location                 Course Provider Date                    
Birmingham Faithful+Gould 8 - 9 January
Liverpool Synergie Training 15 - 16 January
Bristol Faithful+Gould 21 - 22 January
London NHBC 22 - 23 January
Newcastle Synergie Training 22 - 23 January
London Butler & Young 30 - 31 January
Bristol Synergie Training 11 - 12 February
Leeds Butler & Young 13 - 14 February
London Synergie Training 13 - 14 February
Leeds Faithful+Gould 18 - 19 February
Edinburgh Synergie Training 21 - 22 February
Newcastle Butler & Young 27 - 28 February
Edinburgh Faithful+Gould 11 - 12 March
Grimsby Synergie Training 11 - 12 March
Leeds Synergie Training 13 - 14 March
London Gatwick Butler & Young 13 - 14 March 
Birmingham Synergie Training 18 - 19 March
London  Synergie Training 20 - 21 March
Glasgow Butler & Young 27 - 28 March

Membership Points

An individual who successfully completes a Principal Designer Accredited Course may claim points towards membership of APS. A copy of the certificate must be included with an application

ABBEY Construction Consultants Ltd

For more information or to book an ABBEY Construction Consultants Ltd course, contact Samantha Campbell 
 

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Arcadis

For more information or to book an Arcadis course, contact 
Steve Coppin

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Ateb Consult Ltd

For more information or to book an ATEB Consult Ltd course, contact 
Bryn Wilde
 

 

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Butler & Young

For more information or to book a Butler & Young course, contact 
Angela Coomber

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Faithful+Gould

For more information or to book a Faithful+Gould course, contact 
Paul Whitney
 

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NHBC

For more information or to book a NHBC course, please contact 
Wendy Baker
 

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Synergie Training

For more information or to book a Synergie Training course, contact 
Steven Nelson
 

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Waterman Infrastructure & Environment Ltd

For more information or to book a Waterman Infrastructure & Environment Ltd course, contact Tara Fry
 

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