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Training & Events


FIRA International Ltd delivers a wide range of training courses designed to keep its members and the wider furniture supply chain up-to-date. Bespoke in-house courses are also available, email info@fira.co.uk to request further details. Our sister company Exova-BM Trada also deliver a variety of courses, click here to view their course directory.

*Our courses do tend to get reach capacity so early booking is always advised*

Upcoming Events:

FIRA Open Day, Thursday 22 February
Event Thursday 22 Feb, 2018 - 10:00

Find out how we can help you meet your business needs by attending one of our Open Days. Early booking is advised.

EU Timber Regulation Trading
Training Wednesday 07 Mar, 2018 - 9:30

FIRA'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.

Compliance and Flammability session with Hertfordshire Trading Standards, Long Eaton, Nottingham
Event Wednesday 18 Apr, 2018 - 9:30

We’re hosting an event with, Hertfordshire Trading Standards, on our recently launched ‘Compliance Scheme for the Fire Performance of Upholstered Furniture’. The session also includes a workshop on the flammability regulations, alongside a flammability Q&A session where delegates can ask questions based on their specific circumstances.

CE Marking Electrically Actuated Furniture for the Domestic Market
Training Tuesday 08 May, 2018 - 9:30

Manufacturers of furniture products attending the course will be able to understand the process involved in the route to compliance and final CE marking of their products to comply with the applicable EU directives.

Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training
Training Tuesday 15 May, 2018 - 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.

FIRA Open Day, Thursday 17 May
Event Thursday 17 May, 2018 - 10:00

Find out how we can help you meet your business needs by attending one of our Open Days. Early booking is advised.

EU Timber Regulation Trading
Training Wednesday 06 Jun, 2018 - 9:30

FIRA'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.

Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training
Training Wednesday 15 Aug, 2018 - 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.

EU Timber Regulation Trading
Training Wednesday 05 Sep, 2018 - 9:30

FIRA'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.

FIRA Open Day, Thursday 11 October
Event Thursday 11 Oct, 2018 - 10:00

Find out how we can help you meet your business needs by attending one of our Open Days. Early booking is advised.

Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training
Training Thursday 15 Nov, 2018 - 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.

EU Timber Regulation Trading
Training Wednesday 05 Dec, 2018 - 9:30

FIRA'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.