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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:

Fire Safety of Contract and Office Furniture

Training
Thursday 28 Nov, 2019 - 10:00

The course explains how the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order affects the supply of furniture and beds for office, contract and hospitality use.

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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.

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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.

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Furniture inspection/repair and consumer legal updates

Event
Wednesday 12 Feb, 2020 - 9:30

Our Service Technicians experts and the Furniture Ombudsman are hosting a free joint learning session covering the latest consumer legal updates, and the process of furniture inspection and repair when customers report a possible product defect

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FIRA Open Day, Thursday 13 February 2020

Event
Thursday 13 Feb, 2020 - 10:00

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

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