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RIBA assessed CPD seminars from Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw

As the UK's leading performance door and doorset manufacturer, Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw has vast experience and expertise, regularly representing the industry on regulations and standards.

As part of its commitment to education and training, Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw offers a series of technical seminars on dedicated topics intended for architectural practices and contractors. Each seminar lasts for approximately 1 hour and three alternative topics are currently available:

Seminar 1 - Access For All
  • Raise Awareness of the Equality Act 2010
  • Emphasise the importance of Inclusive Design concepts
  • Identify main area’s in buildings that are affected
  • Implications on Specifiers and End Users


Seminar 2 - Acoustic Doorsets
  • Laboratory testing
  • Approved Document E and Building Bulletin 93
  • Specification
  • On-site issues
  • Acoustic theory


Seminar 3 - Fire & Smoke
  • The importance of doorsets
  • Current legislation
  • British and European Standards
  • Fire certification
  • BWF Certifire conformity certification


Seminar 4 - Integrated Doorsets
  • British & European standards
  • CE Marking
  • Standards & Legislation – Doc M
  • Minimum door widths – Doc M & BS8300
  • Vision panels
  • Door furniture


Seminar 5 - Helping to specify Architectural Ironmongery
  • Why ironmongery so important to the operation of a building
  • What different components are required to help doors function in the correct manner
  • Why legislation and standards play an important part in specification
  • Correct specification procedures?

In addition, a RIBA CPD Assessed guide - 'Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw Technical Guide - 'Designing with Doors and Doorsets' - is available, covering all performance aspects and technical issues. 

Download the Leaderflush Shapland Laidlaw Technical Guide » from our Literature section.

Alternatively request the guide by post on the form below.