Technical Standards Update (TU01)*

Organisation profile

HomeBond was set up in 1978 to provide structural defects insurance to purchasers of new homes. To date over 650,000 homes have been registered with HomeBond. The company’s core function has been the provision of structural defects cover for purchasers of new homes, with a complementary focus on improving the general overall quality of residential construction in Ireland through advising, educating and training builders, building professionals and other interested parties.

Training aim

The purpose of this one day course is to provide attendees with an update on recent changes to the Building Regulations and technical standards for residential construction.

Learning objectives

  • To create an awareness of recent changes in legislation and National and Eurocode standards
  • To cover the relevant core technical content of the standards
  • To ensure that the importance and impact of recent changes is understood

Course outline

The course will provide update on recent changes to the Building Regulations and technical standards for residential construction.

Trainer's profile

The Course Director Conor Taaffe holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering from UCD and TCD, postgraduate diploma qualifications in Civil Engineering and administration from TCD and the IPA and also holds a Diploma in Legal Studies and Barrister at Law degree from The Honourable Society of King’s Inns. Conor joined HomeBond in 1994. Conor is also a course tutor, a number of other experienced tutors will also lecture on this course.

Course duration

1 Day - 9am to 5pm

Assessment & certification

The assessment will take the form of a Multiple Choice Question exam at the end of the each module. 1 CPD Credit

Who should attend

This course is suitable for attendees who seek to enhance their technical knowledge of the Building Regulations.

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