Webinar: Dual Certification Unravelled

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30th June 2021


Virtual event

Hosted by:

Neil Smith

Technical & Compliance Associate Director, Rutland

For over 20 years, Neil has worked in roles related to property management, including high-risk buildings. Familiar with the Secured By Design scheme since 2006, he has assisted, and often overseen, over 100 door tests, including fire, smoke, security, weather, thermal and performance strength testing. Neil is well-placed to chair the webinar discussion panel, with his extensive industry knowledge.


Richard Bate

Technical Director at Build Check

Richard started in the fenestration testing and product certification sector 25 years ago, first in the test laboratory and then moving into product certification audits. Within 10 years he founded Build Check, which has grown organically and has now received external investment. Richard’s familiarity with CE and UKCA marking, and most testing and certification requirements, makes him an authoritative voice on this webinar.

David Timson DipGAI

Technical Director at Eurobond Doors Ltd

David has had a technical lead role at Eurobond Doors for over 12 years, with a primary focus on doorset fire resistance, compliance, development, testing and certification. He joined the Secured By Design scheme in 2014 following the development, testing and certification of a steel security door set, and has witnessed a large number of fire resistance tests. David’s practical experience will be invaluable during the webinar.

Alfie Hosker MSyI

Technical Manager at Police Crime Prevention Initiatives

As Technical Manager on Police CPI (Crime Prevention Initiatives), with responsibility for UK and International queries for the Secured By Design initiative, Alfie will provide the clarity on this webinar as to what the scheme is intended to achieve and how. University qualified in the field of Crime Prevention, Alfie has had more than 20 years in the UK Police Service, across multiple disciplines.

Neil Harrison CeftFDI, DipFD

Door Technical Manager at Falcon Panel Products Ltd

Neil has worked within the realm of technical construction products since 1998. As well as expertise in fire-rated doors and doorset systems, he’s also had experience related to bespoke joinery, aluminium and PVC fenestration, and glazing. He holds FDIS Diploma and Inspectors certification, and this combination of experience and qualification makes him a valuable contributor to this webinar.

Chris Houchen

Associate Director at International Fire Consultants Ltd

Andy Davies

Technical and Training Manager at Halspan

Event description:

Following our highly successful webinar on the Draft Building Safety Bill, we are pleased to announce that Rutland will be hosting a free webinar to unravel the topic of dual-certification testing.

Our focus on this topic aims to address the ongoing confusion over dual-certification testing schemes – fire and security, for example. We will be speaking to industry experts about PAS24 testing and the important schemes introduced by Secured by Design (SBD) following the Grenfell disaster.

There will be a lot to unpack within the webinar, and we would welcome your questions, which will be answered by our panel of specialists during this free event.


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