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Training & events

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FIRA International, the service provider to the Furniture Industry Research Association, deliver a range of training courses (members receive a discount) and various other events designed to keep the furniture supply chain up-to-date.

Bespoke in-house training courses are also available, email info@fira.co.uk to request further details.

Upcoming Events:

Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training

Training
Tuesday 07 May, 2019 - 10:00

Understanding the requirements of the UK flammability regulations can be difficult. This course is designed to give an overview of the regulations and requirements for different types of upholstered furniture items and assistance in understanding what is needed to ensure your products are compliant.

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PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training
Tuesday 14 May, 2019 - 9:30

This course is all about PAS7100 (Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actions) and digesting the requirements of the standard.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Tuesday 21 May, 2019 - 9:30

In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

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FIRA Open Day, Thursday 23 May 2019

Event
Thursday 23 May, 2019 - 10:00

Meet the FIRA International team, have a tour of our UKAS accredited facilities, try repairing furniture and more.

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EU Timber Regulations/Environmental Awareness

Training
Wednesday 05 Jun, 2019 - 9:30

FIRA International's EUTR Awareness Training course is designed to enable organisations to understand their legal obligations when importing, selling and trading timber and timber products in the EU.

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CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

Training
Tuesday 11 Jun, 2019 - 9:30

There's been a rise in the sales volumes of powered office furniture including motors like sit stand desking and height adjustable monitor arms. These products require CE marking by the responsible person placing the product on the market in the first instance and is a legal requirement.

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EU Timber Regulations/Environmental Awareness

Training
Wednesday 11 Sep, 2019 - 9:30

FIRA International's EUTR Awareness Training course is designed to enable organisations to understand their legal obligations when importing, selling and trading timber and timber products in the EU.

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Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training

Training
Thursday 12 Sep, 2019 - 10:00

Understanding the requirements of the UK flammability regulations can be difficult. This course is designed to give an overview of the regulations and requirements for different types of upholstered furniture items and assistance in understanding what is needed to ensure your products are compliant.

Read more

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training
Tuesday 17 Sep, 2019 - 9:30

This course is all about PAS7100 (Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actions) and digesting the requirements of the standard.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Tuesday 24 Sep, 2019 - 9:30

In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

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FIRA Open Day, Thursday 10 October 2019

Event
Thursday 10 Oct, 2019 - 10:00

Meet the FIRA International team, have a tour of our UKAS accredited facilities, try repairing furniture and more.

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Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training

Training
Thursday 28 Nov, 2019 - 10:00

Understanding the requirements of the UK flammability regulations can be difficult. This course is designed to give an overview of the regulations and requirements for different types of upholstered furniture items and assistance in understanding what is needed to ensure your products are compliant.

Read more

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training
Tuesday 03 Dec, 2019 - 9:30

This course is all about PAS7100 (Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actions) and digesting the requirements of the standard.

Read more

An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Tuesday 10 Dec, 2019 - 9:30

In this training course, the delegates will benefit from an introduction and understanding of the relevant regulations in the furniture industry.

Read more