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DHF Training Starts Again

Last updated: Monday, June 1, 2020

Face-to-face training is beginning again at the DHF Academy headquarters in Staffortdshire The trade organisation started class operations on June 2nd. This is the first time it has offered the facility since the lockdown measures were put in place in March and places are being restricted to six each day. “From the start of lockdown, […]

DHF’s Guide to On-Site Working

Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Detailed consultations has led DHF to publish a comprehensive 11-page guidance document detailing working from distance. This follows the interim version which was sent out at the end of April and DHF is urging members to pass it on to customers. “We have continued to gather information from a number of sources and produce a […]

Gate Safe Distance Learning Wins Sign Ups

Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Gate Safe reports a strong response to its Aware Distance Learning module, launched in April, following the need to cancel all face-to-face training because of coronavirus regulations. Enquiries are on a par with the traditional training offering. The online course is now fully digital, allowing the training pack and follow-up test all to be issued […]

Gate Safe Offers Distance Learning

Last updated: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Gate Safe, the charity which campaigns for improved standards of safety for automated gates, is launching a distance learning version of its Gate Safe Aware course. The training module as launched on March 30 and provides installers and others interested in improving their understanding of automated gate safety, […]

DHF Put Training on Hold

Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Please note that DHF has cancelled all face-to-face training courses and meetings and will follow Government advice as to when courses and meetings will continue. DHF is actively updating official social media portals with daily information via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Follow us for any news and updates we release during this time. ‘As usual, […]

Covid-19 – Latest Updates From AFI and DHF

Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Trade bodies are maintaining an ‘information feed’ to both the perimeter protection and access control industries in a bid to keep abreast of the daily changes in circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Both the Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) and the DHF representing those involved in automated gates and barriers were aiming to stream essential […]

DHF Puts Training Online

Last updated: Thursday, February 20, 2020

In response to the continuing COVID-19 issue, Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has launched its digital training facility, enabling its audience to purchase training courses, online. DHF shutdown its face-to-face training on March 23. With training very much the ‘backbone’ of DHF’s function, it has been essential to adapt to changing circumstances, as head of […]

Company Plays Host to DHF Safety Course

Last updated: Monday, November 18, 2019

Beninca UK opened the doors of its new UK operational hub as part of its commitment to making the automated gate industry safer. It was the first time that the company’s Berkshire facility, with its specialist training room, had been used to stage a DHF training day. Beninca transferred to the new Newbury site earlier […]

DHF Challenges Industry

Last updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Major trade organisation DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has called on the industry to ‘do better’ with regards to training and compliance, following the death of a six-year-old boy who was crushed to death by an automated gate. The incident took place in an underground carpark on Leylands Road, Leeds, on 31 October 2015, and […]

Ireland First for DHF Safety Course

Last updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

DHF has announced that its first one-day public Automated Gate Group Certificate Course will be launching in Ireland nexty month. The inaugural course, aimed specifically at installers and maintenance operatives, will take place on Wednesday 17th July at the Green Isle Hotel in Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland. It is the first time that DHF has launched […]