EAA CPD: SER Certification Scheme & The Edinburgh Schools
SER Certification Scheme & The Edinburgh Schools
DATE: Wednesday 27th February
TIME: 5.00 - 7.00pm (Registration from 4:45pm)
VENUE: West Court, ECA Main Building, 74 Lauriston Place, EH3 9DF
TICKETS: £10 Members / £15 Non-Members / £5 Concessions / £FREE RIAS Students/Associates & ESALA Students
The Scottish Registration Board are conducting this talk on SER Certification to provide Architects with a background to the Scheme, what it covers and how it is carried out. Specifically discussing Contractor Designed Elements and the need for close collaboration between Structural Engineers and Architects throughout the process. With a view to raising awareness of SER Certification and it’s impact on the design and Building Warrant process the Scottish Registration Board hope that an improved understanding of the various stages of the Scheme could help all design team consultants better manage relating factors within project programmes.
Since the collapse of a wall at Oxgangs Primary in January 2016 safety inspections on school buildings across the country have discovered many situations of similar defects. We will hear about the typical defects that have been discovered, their causes and the ongoing implications and challenges of the Edinburgh Schools issue. Going forward, The Scottish Registration Board will explain how the SER Certification Scheme could help to prevent such design problems in the futu