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
30
Wed
Meeting – ATLAS Members’ Meeting
Sep 30 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am

Attend the next ATLAS Members’ Meeting on Wednesday 30 September 2020 from 2:30pm – 4:00pm via Zoom.

The meeting will include a presentation from guest speaker Sian Hammersley from Health Assured, who will be explaining how you can make the most of the recently launched membership benefit, the Employee Assistance Programme.

Please find the agenda here and please confirm your attendance or apologies to Tamsin Parkes.

Nov
3
Tue
Training Course – BS EN: 62305 Accreditation @ Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
Nov 3 @ 8:30 am – Nov 11 @ 12:30 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 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:
Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 November – Training Course
Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 November – 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 3, 4 and 10 November.  A lunch will not be provided on 11 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:
• 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 submit a booking request, please complete the form below.

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, Government imposed shutdown 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. Inappropriate behaviour includes any non-adherence to safety precautions put in place by the trainer and/or venue. 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
Thu
Training Course – BS EN: 62305 Refresher @ Zoom & Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 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 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 5 November – Training course (12:00pm-2:00pm on Zoom)
Tuesday 10 November or Wednesday 11 November (9:00am-12:30pm at Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel) – Examination.  ***Please choose your preferred examination date when booking***

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 will be provided on 10 or 11 November.  A lunch will not be provided on either date due to the early finish.

What to Bring

***It is compulsory for candidates to bring a copy of BS EN 62305: 2011***

It would also 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.

Please complete the booking request form below to request places on the course.

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, Government shutdown 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.
Apr
27
Tue
Event – The Health & Safety Event @ National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Due to the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID – 19), The Health & Safety Event has been rescheduled to Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September 2021.  ATLAS will be exhibiting at with the Access Industry Forum. You can register here.

Oct
30
Sat
Event – No Falls Foundation Charity Ball @ Coombe Abbey Hotel, Warwickshire
Oct 30 all-day

The No Falls Foundation Charity Ball has been postponed until Saturday 30 October 2021 due to the Coronavirus.

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.