RIBA & BIID Approved CPD Seminars

Specifying tile and stone?

Our suite of RIBA & BIID Approved CPD seminars will help you to achieve installations that last.

Each seminar is 45-60 minutes long and has been crafted to address a key application area, so you can easily select the presentation that best fits your needs. The RIBA & BIID Approved CPDs currently available are listed below.

Considerations for Tile and Stone Installations

Gain an overview as to the key points you should bear in mind when dealing with tile and stone installations, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar provides an introduction to working with these popular materials and offers a gateway to Schlüter’s application-specific seminars.

A taste of what you can learn

1. The differences involved in specifying for wet vs. dry areas and walls vs. floors
2. Classifications and ratings for tile and stone coverings, substrate preparation etc
3. Why and how to specify tile fixing in conformance with British Standards
4. How to prevent problems by specifying the correct support beneath the surface
5. What to consider in setting an appropriate cleaning and maintenance schedule

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Specifying Integrated Underfloor Heating Systems

Learn how to successfully specify the underfloor heating systems that best suit your projects, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar focuses on the modern advances made in this popular arena, discussing hydronic and electric technologies and their capabilities.

A taste of what you can learn
1.The benefits of modular screed systems vs. traditional screeds
2. How to minimise assembly height without compromising strength
3.How modular screeds can save time, money and materials
4.Electric underfloor heating and utilising integrated uncoupling technology
5.Capabilities of underfloor heating systems and their ability to run at reduced temperatures

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Specifying Solutions for Crack-Free Tile and Stone Coverings

Learn how to guarantee a crack-free finish for tile and stone, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar covers the recommendations and essential considerations in specifying problem-free coverings that last.

A taste of what you can learn
1.Why movement joints and uncoupling membranes prevent typical problems
2.How to incorporate movement joints and uncoupling membranes in-line with British Standards
3.How to select and position movement joints
4.The history and science of uncoupling, and the modern solutions available

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Specifying Integrated Wetroom and Waterproofing Systems

Enhance your understanding of integrated waterproofing and wetroom systems, with expert insight
from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved CPD seminar discusses how you can achieve a watertight foundation for tile and stone that will not only protect an installation, but also the wider project as a whole.

A taste of what you can learn
1. The benefits of integrated systems vs. multi-manufacturer offerings
2.How point and linear drains can be hidden or accent the design
3.The requirements of waterproofing and how to ensure complete peace of mind
4.The difference between waterproof and water-resistant tile backerboards
5.NHBC, BS EN 1253 compliant drainage

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Specifying External Applications with Tile and Stone

Enhance your understanding of how to protect bonded installations of tile and stone installed on balconies, terraces and patios, with expert insight from Schlüter-Systems. This RIBA Approved Seminar explores how to counteract the stresses of the environment and achieve functional assemblies.

A taste of what you can learn

  1. Benefits of a fully functional assembly system for external tile and stone coverings
  2. How to provide protection from cracking, splitting, tenting and debonding of the covering
  3. Managing drainage above and below the covering
  4. What to consider if balconies are being designed to ensure tile and stone can be installed

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