ATLAS hosts a number of its highly respected BS EN: 62305 Accreditation and Refresher Sessions throughout the year.  Below you will find all the scheduled courses, as well as upcoming meetings and events.

Training & Events Calendar

Sep
4
Wed
Meeting – ATLAS Earthing Committee @ Furse (ABB), Nottingham
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

To join the ATLAS Earthing Committee or for further information about this meeting, please contact Simon Greenwood.

 

Sep
10
Tue
Meeting – ATLAS Safety & Access Committee @ Mour Hotel, Nottingham
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

To join the ATLAS Safety & Access Committee or for further information about this meeting, please contact James Burns.

 

Meeting – ATLAS PR Committee @ Mour Hotel, Nottingham
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

To join the ATLAS PR Committee or for further information about this meeting, please contact Tamsin Parkes.

 

Sep
12
Thu
Training Course – BS EN: 62305 Accreditation @ Leeds Marriott Hotel, Leeds
Sep 12 @ 8:30 am – Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm

ATLAS is delighted to announce an Accreditation Session on BS EN: 62305, the recognised British Standard for the design, installation and testing of lightning protection systems, for those who have not previously sat the accreditation, or for those who would like to re-sit the examinations. The training will be provided by Sean Passant (ATLAS Vice President).The Accreditation Session is designed for those with no prior knowledge or training on either the 2006 or 2011 standard and will prepare the candidate to sit the accreditation exam.

Gain Accreditation

The course will feature two days of training with a further day and a half of examinations the following week for candidates who would like to receive accreditation. Candidates who successfully complete the course and both examinations will receive an accreditation certificate valid for five years.

Course Details

The Accreditation Session will take place on:
Thursday 12 & Friday 13 September – Training Course
Thursday 19 & Friday 20 September – Examinations

Each accreditation session is priced at:
– £450+VAT – Training course only
– £650+VAT – Training and examination.

If you have previously undertaken the full course and wish to re-sit examinations only, a limited number of places will be available at a cost of £200+VAT.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided on 12, 13 and 19 September.  A lunch will not be provided on 20 September due to the early finish.

What to Bring

It would be beneficial for candidates to bring the following items to assist them throughout the training:
• the current Furse BS EN 62305 guide or other lightning protection manufacturer’s literature
• a copy of ‘Changes to BS EN 62305 from the 2006 edition’
• A scientific calculator.

Candidates will also need to bring the following items to the examination session:
• Red pen
• Drawing compass
• Protractor
• Scale ruler
• A scientific calculator
Please note, candidates are able to access the standard electronically, but will not be permitted to access the internet.

Please note that ATLAS no longer offers this course to non-ATLAS members, unless you have a membership application in progress.

To request a place on this course, please complete the booking request form below.  One form will be required per place requested.

Please note this course is only available to ATLAS members
If required by your accounts department
If different to Contact Email
Payment
Your place will be confirmed upon making this booking but payment must be received at the latest 30 days from receipt of the invoice date or in advance of the training course, whichever is the sooner and regardless of booking date. Please await an invoice prior to arranging payment.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing via email to info@atlas.org.uk and must contain the full booking details including delegate and organisation name and contact details. Your cancellation will be confirmed in writing to the fee payer along with an invoice for any outstanding fees due.
The following charges will apply if you wish to cancel a booking for a training course:
• For the period of nine days or less prior to the course start date, no refund/credit will be given, any outstanding fees must be paid regardless of attendance
• For the period of 10 days or more prior to the course start date, a full refund/credit will be given.

Substitute attendees
A place at a training course can be used by a substitute attendee at no extra charge. Please email info@atlas.org.uk with details of the original attendee and the nominated substitute’s details, including name, job title, organisation, email address and telephone number. Please note the substitute attendee must work for an ATLAS member.

Course dates, venues and postponement
ATLAS reserves the right to alter course dates, venues and locations where necessary without liability. As much advance notice will be given as possible via the attendee’s email address provided at time of booking. If the delegate is unable to attend the course at the revised location or date, ATLAS will refund/credit 100% of the delegate fee or offer a credit for a future course.
In the event of cancellation, a full refund/credit will be offered.
ATLAS cannot offer refunds for cancellations due to circumstances outside its control; including adverse weather conditions, transportation issues, major incidents or industrial action. ATLAS will not be liable for any other costs incurred including (for example) travel charges or any consequential damages, even if advised of these costs.

Other terms
ATLAS does not accept responsibility for attendees’ personal belongings or valuables, for example laptops or communication devices, brought to courses. These remain the responsibility of the individual attendees.
ATLAS reserves the right to remove any attendee from their course should their behaviour be deemed inappropriate. In such event, no refund of course fees or other costs will be made.
We only store and use this data for the purposes of booking candidates onto relevant courses. No data is passed onto any third party. The IP address of the computer connection from where this form is submitted is stored along with the data. For full details please see our Privacy Policy or contact info@atlas.org.uk.
Sep
23
Mon
Event – ATLAS President’s Networking Dinner @ The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen, Edinburgh
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

This year’s ATLAS President’s Networking Dinner will take place at The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen in Edinburgh, which is just a few doors down from the InterContinental Edinburgh The George, where the ATLAS Members’ Meeting is taking place the next day.

Places are available for £35+VAT, which includes a three course meal, bread, tea or coffee and the service charge.  All drinks will need to be paid for on the evening.  Come and network with ATLAS Council and other ATLAS Members, while enjoying delicious food and drink.

To secure your places, please complete the booking form below.

Please note this event is only available to ATLAS members
If required by your accounts department
If different to Contact Email
Payment
Your place will be confirmed upon making this booking but payment must be received at the latest 30 days from receipt of the invoice date or in advance of the event, whichever is the sooner and regardless of booking date. Please await an invoice prior to arranging payment.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing via email to info@atlas.org.uk and must contain the full booking details including guest, organisation name and contact details. Your cancellation will be confirmed in writing to the fee payer along with an invoice for any outstanding fees due.
The following charges will apply if you wish to cancel a booking for the event:
• For the period of 10 days or less prior to the course start date, no refund/credit will be given, any outstanding fees must be paid regardless of attendance
• For the period of 11 days or more prior to the course start date, a full refund/credit will be given.

Substitute attendees
A place at an event can be used by a substitute attendee at no extra charge. Please email info@atlas.org.uk with details of the original attendee and the nominated substitute’s details, including name, organisation and email address.

Event dates, venues and postponement
ATLAS reserves the right to alter event dates, venues and locations where necessary without liability. As much advance notice will be given as possible via the attendee’s email address provided at time of booking. If the delegate is unable to attend the event at the revised location or date, ATLAS will refund/credit 100% of the delegate fee or offer a credit for a future event.
In the event of cancellation, a full refund/credit will be offered.
ATLAS cannot offer refunds for cancellations due to circumstances outside its control; including adverse weather conditions, transportation issues, major incidents or industrial action. ATLAS will not be liable for any other costs incurred including (for example) travel charges or any consequential damages, even if advised of these costs.

Other terms
ATLAS does not accept responsibility for attendees’ personal belongings or valuables, for example laptops or communication devices, brought to events. These remain the responsibility of the individual attendees.
ATLAS reserves the right to remove any attendee from the event should their behaviour be deemed inappropriate. In such event, no refund of course fees or other costs will be made.
We only store and use this data for the purposes of booking candidates onto relevant courses. No data is passed onto any third party. The IP address of the computer connection from where this form is submitted is stored along with the data. For full details please see our Privacy Policy or contact info@atlas.org.uk.
Sep
24
Tue
Meeting – ATLAS Members’ Meeting @ The InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh
Sep 24 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

A full meeting agenda will be issued in due course.

Local accommodation can be booked here.

If you are an ATLAS member, please confirm your RSVP using the form below.

Please note this event is only open to ATLAS Members.
Oct
8
Tue
Event – Health & Safety North @ EventCity, Manchester
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm

ATLAS will be exhibiting at Health and Safety North 2019. To find our more, click here.

Oct
10
Thu
Training Course – BS EN: 62305 Refresher @ Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre, Bristol
Oct 10 @ 8:30 am – Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm

ATLAS is delighted to announce an Accreditation Refresher Session to update your knowledge on BS EN: 62305: 2011, the recognised British Standard for the design, installation and testing of lightning protection systems.  The training will be provided by Sean Passant (ATLAS Vice President).This Session is designed to refresh your knowledge of the BS EN: 62305 standard, and to renew your accreditation certificate.

Gain Accreditation

The course will feature one day of training and a further half day of examinations the following week. Candidates who successfully complete the course and examination will receive an accreditation certificate valid for five years.

Course Details

The Accreditation Refresher Session will take place on:
Thursday 10 October – Training course
Thursday 17 October – Examination.

Each Refresher Session is priced at:
– £250+VAT – Training course only
– £400+VAT – Training and examination.

If you have previously undertaken the full course and wish to re-sit examinations only, a limited number of places will be available at a cost of £150+VAT.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided on 10 October.  A lunch will not be provided on 17 October due to the early finish.

What to Bring

It would be beneficial for candidates to bring the following items to assist them throughout the training:

Candidates will also need to bring the following items to the examination session:
• Red pen
• Drawing compass
• Protractor
• Scale ruler
• A scientific calculator
Please note, candidates are able to access the standard electronically, but will not be permitted to access the internet.

Please note that ATLAS no longer offers this course to non-ATLAS members, unless you have a membership application in progress.

To request a place on this course, please complete the booking request form below.  One form will be needed for each space required.

Please note this course is only available to ATLAS members
If required by your accounts department
If different to Contact Email
Payment
Your place will be confirmed upon making this booking but payment must be received at the latest 30 days from receipt of the invoice date or in advance of the training course, whichever is the sooner and regardless of booking date. Please await an invoice prior to arranging payment.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing via email to info@atlas.org.uk and must contain the full booking details including delegate and organisation name and contact details. Your cancellation will be confirmed in writing to the fee payer along with an invoice for any outstanding fees due.
The following charges will apply if you wish to cancel a booking for a training course:
• For the period of nine days or less prior to the course start date, no refund/credit will be given, any outstanding fees must be paid regardless of attendance
• For the period of 10 days or more prior to the course start date, a full refund/credit will be given.

Substitute attendees
A place at a training course can be used by a substitute attendee at no extra charge. Please email info@atlas.org.uk with details of the original attendee and the nominated substitute’s details, including name, job title, organisation, email address and telephone number. Please note the substitute attendee must work for an ATLAS member.

Course dates, venues and postponement
ATLAS reserves the right to alter course dates, venues and locations where necessary without liability. As much advance notice will be given as possible via the attendee’s email address provided at time of booking. If the delegate is unable to attend the course at the revised location or date, ATLAS will refund/credit 100% of the delegate fee or offer a credit for a future course.
In the event of cancellation, a full refund/credit will be offered.
ATLAS cannot offer refunds for cancellations due to circumstances outside its control; including adverse weather conditions, transportation issues, major incidents or industrial action. ATLAS will not be liable for any other costs incurred including (for example) travel charges or any consequential damages, even if advised of these costs.

Other terms
ATLAS does not accept responsibility for attendees’ personal belongings or valuables, for example laptops or communication devices, brought to courses. These remain the responsibility of the individual attendees.
ATLAS reserves the right to remove any attendee from their course should their behaviour be deemed inappropriate. In such event, no refund of course fees or other costs will be made.
We only store and use this data for the purposes of booking candidates onto relevant courses. No data is passed onto any third party. The IP address of the computer connection from where this form is submitted is stored along with the data. For full details please see our Privacy Policy or contact info@atlas.org.uk.
Nov
5
Tue
Training Course – BS EN: 62305 Refresher @ BEST Offices, Manchester
Nov 5 @ 8:30 am – Nov 12 @ 12:30 pm

ATLAS is delighted to announce an Accreditation Refresher Session to update your knowledge on BS EN: 62305: 2011, the recognised British Standard for the design, installation and testing of lightning protection systems.  The training will be provided by Sean Passant (ATLAS Vice President).This Session is designed to refresh your knowledge of the BS EN: 62305 standard, and to renew your accreditation certificate.

Gain Accreditation

The course will feature one day of training and a further half day of examinations the following week. Candidates who successfully complete the course and examination will receive an accreditation certificate valid for five years.

Course Details

The Accreditation Refresher Session will take place on:
Tuesday 5 November – Training course
Tuesday 12 November – Examination.

Each Refresher Session is priced at:
– £250+VAT – Training course only
– £400+VAT – Training and examination.

If you have previously undertaken the full course and wish to re-sit examinations only, a limited number of places will be available at a cost of £150+VAT.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided on 5 November.  A lunch will not be provided on 12 November due to the early finish.

What to Bring

It would be beneficial for candidates to bring the following items to assist them throughout the training:

Candidates will also need to bring the following items to the examination session:
• Red pen
• Drawing compass
• Protractor
• Scale ruler
• A scientific calculator
Please note, candidates are able to access the standard electronically, but will not be permitted to access the internet.

Please note that ATLAS no longer offers this course to non-ATLAS members, unless you have a membership application in progress.

To request a place on this course, please complete the booking request form below.  One form will be needed for each space required.

Please note this course is only available to ATLAS members
If required by your accounts department
If different to Contact Email
Payment
Your place will be confirmed upon making this booking but payment must be received at the latest 30 days from receipt of the invoice date or in advance of the training course, whichever is the sooner and regardless of booking date. Please await an invoice prior to arranging payment.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing via email to info@atlas.org.uk and must contain the full booking details including delegate and organisation name and contact details. Your cancellation will be confirmed in writing to the fee payer along with an invoice for any outstanding fees due.
The following charges will apply if you wish to cancel a booking for a training course:
• For the period of nine days or less prior to the course start date, no refund/credit will be given, any outstanding fees must be paid regardless of attendance
• For the period of 10 days or more prior to the course start date, a full refund/credit will be given.

Substitute attendees
A place at a training course can be used by a substitute attendee at no extra charge. Please email info@atlas.org.uk with details of the original attendee and the nominated substitute’s details, including name, job title, organisation, email address and telephone number. Please note the substitute attendee must work for an ATLAS member.

Course dates, venues and postponement
ATLAS reserves the right to alter course dates, venues and locations where necessary without liability. As much advance notice will be given as possible via the attendee’s email address provided at time of booking. If the delegate is unable to attend the course at the revised location or date, ATLAS will refund/credit 100% of the delegate fee or offer a credit for a future course.
In the event of cancellation, a full refund/credit will be offered.
ATLAS cannot offer refunds for cancellations due to circumstances outside its control; including adverse weather conditions, transportation issues, major incidents or industrial action. ATLAS will not be liable for any other costs incurred including (for example) travel charges or any consequential damages, even if advised of these costs.

Other terms
ATLAS does not accept responsibility for attendees’ personal belongings or valuables, for example laptops or communication devices, brought to courses. These remain the responsibility of the individual attendees.
ATLAS reserves the right to remove any attendee from their course should their behaviour be deemed inappropriate. In such event, no refund of course fees or other costs will be made.
We only store and use this data for the purposes of booking candidates onto relevant courses. No data is passed onto any third party. The IP address of the computer connection from where this form is submitted is stored along with the data. For full details please see our Privacy Policy or contact info@atlas.org.uk.
Nov
9
Sat
Event – No Falls Foundation Charity Ball @ Coombe Abbey Hotel, Coventry
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm

No Falls Foundation will be holding a Charity Ball on Saturday 9 November 2019. To find out more, click here.

Nov
14
Thu
Event – AIF National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition @ AJ Bell Stadium, Salford
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:45 pm

The Access Industry Forum (AIF), the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, is hosting its second National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition. To find out more, click here.

Request a Course

If the training course you require is not listed above, please complete the below form.  ATLAS will contact you to confirm plans to host the course.

Please note that BS EN: 62305 Accreditation and Refresher are only available to ATLAS Members.