CPD Training

We offer comprehensive CPD (Continuing Professional Development) training programs designed specifically for specifiers, aiming to enhance their knowledge and skills in the industry.

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Specifying Outdoor Surfacing Solutions –
Finding the right surface for your clients

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between Wetpour, Bound Gravel, Rubber Mulch and Artificial Grass
  • Learn to select the most appropriate safety surface for playgrounds. 
  • Learn techniques to avoid common issues like shrinkage, UV colour changes, and surface undulations, ensuring the durability and aesthetics of the playground surfaces.
  • Explore how design and efficient layout can lead to significant cost savings while maintaining safety and quality standards.
  • Identify and apply Surfacing Standards to ensure compliance and safety in design. 

Specifying Playground Safety Surfacing Wetpour, Rubber Mulch and Artificial Grass

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between Wetpour, Rubber Mulch and Artificial Grass, and how each product is installed
  • Provide learners with the skills to select the most appropriate safety surface for playgrounds.
  • Learn techniques to avoid common issues like shrinkage, UV colour changes, and surface undulations, ensuring the durability and aesthetics of the playground surfaces.
  • Explore how design and efficient layout can lead to significant cost savings while maintaining safety and quality standards.
  • Identify and apply Playground Safety Surfacing Standards to ensure compliance and safety in playground design and maintenance.

Artificial Sports Pitch Surfacing –

Finding the right surface for your clients

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand different sport surfacing solutions
  • Learn about the installation process
  • Gain knowledge of potential issues and how to overcome

Permeable Pathways & Canal Towpaths –

SuDS-compliant surfacing

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the different types of surfacing available for permeable pathways
  • Learn about the installation process
  • Gain knowledge of potential issues and how to overcome them

Bound and Bonded Gravel – 

Driveways and Pathways

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the difference between Resin Bound and Resin Bonded Gravel
  • Learn about the installation process
  • Gain knowledge of potential issues and how to overcome them