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TC99: AN UPDATE ON THE GOVERNMENT’S BUILDING A SAFER FUTURE PROGRAM

ARMA ONLINE TRAINING

As you are aware, we are all in unprecedented times. We know that the COVID-19 Pandemic will have an impact on people and companies on an unparalleled scale and exactly how it will unfold is still uncertain.

Recently imposed restrictions to daily life have forced us to quickly adopt different ways of working, learning and connecting with each other.

We know that social distancing measures will be in place for the foreseeable future and during this time ARMA has adapted its classroom training courses and will now offer them as live online training.

We are aware during these difficult times that training courses will need to be run to suit our members needs and rather than running a full-day course over one full-day we are running these over consecutive days to allow you to plan your day accordingly around this. Full details of the dates and times are provided on each course by selecting READ MORE/BOOK.

We are able to offer block bookings to members at a further discounted rate and also provide online in-house training courses for your staff. Please also contact us directly for further information on this: training@arma.org.uk

 

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Online - 6 hours over 3 days (2 hours per day)

Date: 12/05/21 - 14/05/21

Duration: 6 hours over 3 days (2 hours per day)

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 12:00

Price for Members of ARMA: £100.00+VAT

Price for Non-member: £175.00+VAT

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Description

For Directors and Senior Managers of Managing Agents, Landlords and Management Companies who manage multi-occupied residential buildings, explaining the changes to fire safety and building regulations proposed as part of the Government’s Building a Safer Future Program. This course is led by Mark Snelling MCIOB RFaPS Grad IOSH (ARMA’s Health, Safety and Fire Advisor)


Content

  • Changes to the Fire Safety (Regulatory Reform) Order 2005 introduced by the Fire Safety Bill;
  • Government’s proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system as set out in the Building Safety Bill including the:
    • Assessment and management of building safety risks;
    • Duties and responsibilities of the Accountable Person;
    • Role of the Building Safety Manager and the implications for Managing Agents; 
    • The safety case (the Golden Thread of Information) and information management;
    • Residents’ responsibilities and access to flats; 
    • Residents’ voice;
    • Recovery of Building Safety Charges

Although most of the requirements of the Building Safety Bill will apply to higher-risk buildings (multi-occupied residential buildings of 18m or more in height, or more than 6 storeys) the changes proposed in the Fire Safety Bill will also affect buildings containing two or more sets of domestic premises.

With clear proposals set out by the Government, can you afford to wait until new legislation arrives to review what you are doing?


Audience

This workshop is suitable for senior property managers/business heads who manage fire safety within their organisations, or are able to influence the way fire safety is managed within their organisation.

This course is a standalone course covering the implications of the forthcoming and new legislation. Those requiring more in-depth knowledge about managing fire safety in blocks of flats should  also consider ARMA’s TC62 training course entitled ‘Advanced Fire Safety Management for Residential Managing Agents’.
 
Course Level
Intermediate / Advanced