Join Amanda Hills from Consilium who will invite guest speakers from some of the UK’s top manufacturers. The information packed series over the course of 15 events will cover Brick, associated building products, Cladding, Flooring and Roofing solutions. 

We aim to deliver knowledge and learning hours to support you and to help your practice thrive.

Participants will receive personal invites with login details to the sessions and a certificate of attendance.

To take part in any of these sessions, please get in touch with Amanda directly by email at [email protected] providing your name, your company and the events you wish to attend.

Designing for Movement in Brickwork

Designing for Movement in Brickwork - A CPD seminar which looks at the basic British Standard requirements, those situations where problems have arisen and how a designer can minimise the risk of damage.

Presented by Wienerberger

Lime Mortar

The CPD covers the history of Lime Mortars and the sustainable benefits for using the product within modern construction.

Presented by Limetec

Lintel Innovation and Thermal Bridging

This CPD offers an introduction to innovation in steel lintels to support design including bespoke special steel lintels to achieve complex shapes and brick slip feature lintels which offer an offsite solution to intricate brick detailing. The CPD also explores thermal bridging in lintels and how lintel specification can affect SAP ratings and help meet Part L regulations.

Presented by IG Lintels

Support and Restraint of Masonry Cladding on Framed Buildings

Support and Restraint of Masonry Cladding on Framed Buildings CPD covers:

  • Specifying wall ties and restraint fixings to EC6, PD6697, Approved Document E, EN845-1 and the Construction Products Regulation
  • Minimising cold bridging with low thermal conductivity wall ties
  • Tying masonry cladding to blockwork, timber and steel framing systems
  • Providing lateral support at the top of masonry panels
  • Positioning and detailing at movement joints
  • Supporting masonry above horizontal movement joints and at suspended brickwork features
  • Designing, selecting and specifying windposts and masonry reinforcement

Presented by Ancon

Soffit Systems, Arches & Designing

This CPD helps to explain Brick Fabrication to include brick slip feature arches all types and soffit detailing. Presenters will be live from the Consilium showroom!

Presented by Fabspeed UK

A history of clay tiles in roofing

RIBA approved -  This CPD looks at the roots of traditional heritage roofing and then moves forward to consider the modern challenges associated with heritage roofing and product selection. The talk then highlights how designers can recognise potential issues and minimise the risk of damage associated with heritage roofing.

Presented by Keymer

Rainscreen Facades

This CPD will explore Aliva’s work with Exova and touch on the portfolio of A rated systems. It will also look at how Aliva have developed systems to meet the requirements since the tragedy at Grenfell. This exciting presentation will also introduce some new innovations Aliva are developing.

Presented by Aliva

James Hardie Fibre Gypsum

RIBA approved CPD - Fibre gypsum, the genuine blockwork alternative – Find out more about replacing traditional plasterboard with just one layer of fermacell to create a space saving & severe duty partition.

Presented by James Hardie Europe

Stone Façade systems

Wild Stone is a complete, high performance, external wall system specially designed to be faced with with natural stone, engineered stone, brick and paving veneers, providing high quality, cost effective and innovative alternatives to traditional stone products. Wild Stone is unique in both it's make up and appearance and offers a finish to equal any traditional application.

Presented by Wild Stone UK

Brick Slip systems and rainscreen frame systems

Presented by Cladmate

Porotherm Clay Block

Porotherm is a versatile, high performance, precision engineered clay block wall system - listen to experts from Wienerberger deliver an on-line CPD seminar and learn about the advantages of this system.

Presented by Wienerberger

Dry screed, meeting modern day flooring needs

RIBA approved -Dry screed, meeting modern day flooring needs – Find out more about the alternative to wet screed systems, improve acoustic performance and boost underfloor heating systems.

Presented by James Hardie

Keylite roof windows

This CPD explores thermal performance – culture change, the gap, thermal bridging, condensation, heat loss in roof windows and improving thermal performance product innovations – roof window designs for the more efficient and smarter buildings with streamlined elegance real life projects addressing thermal performance specification advice, tools and support.

Presented by Keylite