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Webinar - Building regulations: Overview and framework

About the webinar:

Note: Building regulations for England and Wales.

Using her vast years of construction site experience, Rebecca Janman from ACT Building Control will take you on a guided tour through the building regulations and supporting documents; highlighting conflicts, omissions and things to be aware of. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

This presentation will cover:

  • History of the building regulations
  • The regulatory framework to the building regulations and other forms of guidance available.
  • A short run through of “building work’, “material alterations’ and “change of use” and why it matters
  • Fire safety overview
  • Building Regulations and the Equalities Act 2010 
  • Approved Document G and Approved Document M links with planning legislation
  • Listed building and conversions – compliance with the regulations
  • View on the Dame Judith Hackett review and what this means for the future
  • Examples of failures on site

The full suite of current approved documents can be found by following this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/approved-documents 

This CPD will help give attendees a better understanding of the current regulation framework and likely changes following the publication of the Dame Judith Hackitt review (May 2018).

Note: Building regulations for England and Wales. 

About the speaker:

Rebecca Janman has worked within construction for the last 30 years, specialising in the building control arena for the past 15 years working on fire engineered high rise towers and complex residential and commercial buildings. She is also a fellow of CABE, regional committee member and on the panel for membership approvals and an observer for the CICAIR the approved inspectors regulating body.

Rebecca currently mentors junior surveyors within and outside of Act Building Control and occasionally lectures at universities and events.


APS ​MEMBERS ​- ​AaPS, IMaPS, ​CMaPS, ​Fellows and Students
£0.00 ​- ​Please ​book ​in ​the ​members ​area ​of ​the ​APS ​website under the webinar section

APS ​MEMBERS ​- ​Corporate, ​Affiliated, ​Retired ​members
£15.00 ​+ ​VAT

NON ​MEMBERS - £20.00 ​+ ​VAT


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:30

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