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Gate Safe Extend Training Team

Last updated: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Gate Safe, the charity set up to improve awareness of the safety requirements for automated gates, has expanded its team and appointed Rob Williams as technical and training advisor. He has worked in the gate automation sector for 15 years and brings extensive industry knowledge to the role. His last position as an automation workshop […]

FaCT Training Calendar

Last updated: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

FaCT – Fencing and Construction Training – have released details of its courses from January through to the end of March. Click here for the full listing

FaCT Offers Apprenticeship Aid

Last updated: Monday, January 15, 2018

FaCT – the leading fencing industry training body, is urging companies to take up the option of funding backed apprenticeships to boost output. Last year FaCT helped enrol 100 apprentices (see the the latest course calendar) access more than £400,000 of government cash. ‘We can access anything from 75% to 100% funding for the apprenticeship […]

Prison for Installer

Last updated: Monday, November 6, 2017

Gate safety industry bodies have described the decision of a court to sentence an installer to prison and fine his company following a gate related accident as both a ‘landmark’ and ‘a stark warning.’ Norwich Crown Court handed out a jail term to Robert Churchyard and fined his company, Automated Garage Doors and Gates Ltd […]

Integrated Perimeters CPD at London Expo

Last updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

Perimeter protection group Zaun will be educating main contractors, architects and specifiers on integrated perimeter systems later this month. Zaun will be running its RIBA-approved CPD seminar Perimeter and Integrated Systems, The Trusted Advisor at the London Build Expo at London Olympia on 25 and 26 October. Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited will be exhibiting […]

Gate Safe Hits the 1000

Last updated: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Nearly seven years since Gate Safe became the first organisation to initiate a campaign for improved standards in automated gate safety, the charity marked another important milestone, as it celebrated hitting 1,000 installers on its national register of Gate Safe Aware Installers – which currently features 459 companies. The training session at Trade Skills 4 […]

Zaun Joins RIBA CPD Network

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited will be educating architects on integrated perimeter systems after becoming a RIBA-approved CPD provider. Zaun will be delivering the RIBA-assessed seminar Perimeter and Integrated Systems, The Trusted Advisor and giving factory and demo area visits at its Wolverhampton head office to help architects fulfil their annual CPD requirements. Zaun joins […]

Guide Will Aid Gate Safety

Last updated: Sunday, July 2, 2017

The Door and Hardware Federation has published a new ‘Best Practice Guide’, which has been deemed an industry ‘must-read’. Developed following detailed consultations with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), and using simple terms, the document is entitled ‘management of maintenance, modification and repair of automated gates and traffic barriers, industrial doors, domestic garage doors’. […]

Training Team Extended

Last updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A fourth training expert is joining the dhf to cope with demand for the organisation’s safety diploma scheme. Mike Lee (pictured), who has extensive experience in the installation and maintenance of automatic gates, will take up his post in July. He will be involved in courses throughout the UK and Ireland. Since the introduction of […]

Allens Gets Approval

Last updated: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A third company has been accredited to install ArmaWeave, an approved high-security perimeter fencing system manufactured by Zaun. Expert installers Allen Fencing Limited, part of the Allens Group, have committed to training their site operatives in the installation methods for ArmaWeave developed by Zaun over time to make best use of its unique high-security woven […]