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Training & events

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FIRA International training courses can educate your workforce to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest regulations and laws. Covering a range of topics including flammability, CE Marking and product safety, courses run throughout the year, including the option for in-house delivery with tailored content to suit the needs.

Members of the Furniture Industry Research Association benefit from preferential rates on FIRA International course fees.


Upcoming Events:

Furniture Fire Safety Training

Training
Thursday 06 Feb, 2020 - 10:00

The course explains the requirements of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations covering the supply of furniture and beds for domestic use.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Tuesday 11 Feb, 2020 - 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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PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training
Wednesday 26 Feb, 2020 - 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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CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

Training
Wednesday 04 Mar, 2020 - 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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Office & Contract Furniture Technical Forum

Training
Thursday 02 Apr, 2020 - 9:30

An ideal opportunity for manufacturers, suppliers and specifiers of office and contract furniture to get up to date with all the technical issues affecting the industry.

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Furniture Fire Safety Training

Training
Tuesday 05 May, 2020 - 10:00

The course explains the requirements of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations covering the supply of furniture and beds for domestic use.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Wednesday 06 May, 2020 - 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

PAS7100, Risk Assessments and Due Diligence

Training
Tuesday 19 May, 2020 - 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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CE Marking Electrically Powered Office Furniture

Training
Wednesday 17 Jun, 2020 - 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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Furniture Fire Safety Training

Training
Tuesday 08 Sep, 2020 - 10:00

The course explains the requirements of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations covering the supply of furniture and beds for domestic use.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Wednesday 09 Sep, 2020 - 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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Fire Safety of Contract and Office Furniture

Training
Thursday 08 Oct, 2020 - 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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Furniture Fire Safety Training

Training
Wednesday 25 Nov, 2020 - 10:00

The course explains the requirements of the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations covering the supply of furniture and beds for domestic use.

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An Introduction to Upholstered Furniture Regulations

Training
Thursday 26 Nov, 2020 - 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