Constructing and inspecting SuDS
This virtual training (delivered via Zoom) will help practitioners appreciate the differences between Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and traditional drainage. It will help contractors build SuDS as they were designed, providing participants with an overview of the construction process, advice on managing construction risks and also provide detail on the construction of SuDS components.
£300 + VAT (£360) full CIRIA member/SMEs/Local Authority member
£350 + VAT (£420) Non members
SMEs/Local Authority staff must download a booking form to register
16-17 May 2022 from 09:15 - 12:30 daily
Delegates must attend both sessions to gain 6 hours CPD. Delegates are
advised to login 15 minutes before each session start time.
Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)
make a vital contribution to managing local flood risk and water quality
as well as providing opportunities for biodiversity and amenity in new
developments and redevelopments. SuDS are required in all new major
developments and over recent yeas delivery in the UK has steadily
This course takes the information and experience from recent projects to
provide information that will help those who are involved in
constructing SUDS to avoid common pitfalls and improve the quality of
delivery on site. The training will build on the information presented
in SUDS guidance and will cover strategic as well as practical issues of
delivering SUDS in the built environment.
Who should attend
This engaging course is designed for those that will be managing,
supervising or inspecting SuDS construction on site. It is assumed that
they have a good basic understanding of the need for SuDS, the
different methods that are available and the overall philosophy of SuDS
The training will be relevant to civil/drainage engineers, landscape
architects, architects and flood risk managers working in client,
consulting or contracting organisations, developers, local authorities,
highway authorities, sewerage undertakers, environmental regulators and
manufacturers and suppliers.
- gain an overview of best practice related to all aspects of SuDS construction from site planning to completion and handover
- understand typical challenges that can arise during construction, and how to avoid/overcome them
- hear examples of good and poor practice used to explain key issues
- understand the use of typical checklists for both interim site
inspections and to enable completed SuDS to be evaluated prior to
- share experiences and knowledge with our expert trainers and other delegates
- obtain CPD accreditation by attending a nationally recognised SUDS training course.
This course has a value of 6 hours towards your CPD. Certificates will be sent to delegates following completion.
This training will be delivered via Zoom sessions.
If you are unable to book online, please complete and return the booking form to Sarah Macpherson by email.
Notice for new bookings from EU/EEA customers only
CIRIA is currently unable to directly process your transaction if you
are purchasing from the EU/EEA region. If you wish to book this training
course please email your request to [email protected] in the first instance.
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