Training & CPD

RIBA Approved CPD

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This seminar is offered free-of-charge to architectural practices in mainland UK. We offer a choice of arranging the seminar on your own premises or at our offices in Burnley, Lancashire. To book call Stacey Ward on or fill in our online CPD enquiry form.


Masonry Defects and their Stabilisation Using Helical Reinforcement

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This CPD is aimed specifically at Architects wishing to have an understanding of the use of Helical repair techniques for masonry stabilisation and reinforcement. It covers the following topics:


  • History of helical reinforcement and its use in construction.
  • Why helical reinforcement is used in masonry.
  • Crack stitching techniques.
  • Formation of masonry beams.
  • Pinning techniques.
  • Installation techniques.

Waterproofing for Newbuild, Below Ground Structures

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This is a cpd of approx 40 minutes long and covers all the information needed when designing a waterproofing scheme, ideally suited to large waterproofing companies or architects practices, this is a power point presentation. This also covers bs8102 the code of practice for waterproofing below ground.


Basement Waterproofing for Habitable Use

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This is a CPD of approx 40 minutes ,and covers all the points and design criteria when converting existing basements covering BS8102 the code of practice for waterproofing below ground. Also we cover the importance of drainage and design considerations for radon protection to these structures This is suited to architects and professional bodies involved in waterproofing and also for basement waterproofing companies as well as builders and developers


Dampness in buildings

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This CPD is approx 40 minutes long and covers the different problems associated with dampness in buildings from rising damp to condensation and penetrating damp. It is very important when designing schemes to include ventallation and this training module covers all these points. This training module would be good for professional bodies as well as contractors and local authorities involved in the refurbishment industry


ABE - Approved CPD

 Wykamol Group currently offer two ABE-approved CPD seminars:

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These seminars are offered free-of-charge to engineering practices in mainland UK. We offer a choice of arranging the seminar on your own premises or at our offices in Burnley, Lancashire. To book call Stacey Ward on or fill in our online CPD enquiry form. These CPD's can be tailored to your exact needs to ensure we cover in detail the areas you need to cover, please ask for more details.
 


Thor Helical Remedial

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This ABE Approved CPD covers all the technical benefits of the Thor Helical product range and is specifically aimed at building engineers and contractors.

 

  • History of helical reinforcement and its use in construction
  • Why helical reinforcement is used in masonry structures
  • Crack stitching techniques
  • Formation of masonry beams
  • Pinning techniques
  • Installation techniques
  • Applications:
    • Lintel formation
    • Lateral restraint
    • Bay window stabilization

Shire Piles and Stabilizers

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This ABE Approved CPD covers all the technical benefits of the Shire Pile and Stabilizer product range and is specifically aimed at building engineers and contractors.


  • System components.
  • Load capacity.
  • Corrosion.
  • Testing.
  • Shire Stabilizers:
    • Building connections.
  • Shire Piles:
    • New build standard details.
    • Installation techniques.
    • Case studies.

Waterproofing above ground

This training module is approx 40 minutes long and covers the use of cavity drain membranes and tanking systems above ground Ideally suited to contractors and local authorities and developers we discuss the issues of render systems in properties ,we also talk about the use of these systems after floods etc


Basement waterproofing installation procedures

This training module is approx 4 hours long and covers basement conversion techniques ,as well as the implications of failures. We cover sump pump systems and also the problems associated with drainage in basement conversions. This course is ideally suited to the installation teams of contractors. 

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