RIBA CPD Providers Network
Bricks made the traditional way

CPD Seminars

Imperial Bricks offers a RIBA Approved CPD Seminar

As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of the finest traditional handmade, wirecut and pressed bricks, Imperial Bricks is proud to be part of the RIBA CPD Providers Network.

We offer the following RIBA accredited CPD seminars for clients across the UK.


Revolutionising Restoration

This seminar reviews traditional brickmaking methods and regional brick variations across the UK, and the impact these factors have. We offer practical guidance on how to choose the right brick for renovation, extension and new build projects, with an understanding of the following topics:

  • The history of brick making in the UK
  • The range of brickwork bonds used
  • Recognising regional variations in brick size, colour and texture
  • The production process for handmade bricks
  • Brick types and sizes available and how to specify the correct brick type
  • The benefits of using traditional handmade bricks in conservation, heritage and new build
  • Problem solving

Duration: 45 – 60 minutes

This seminar is part of the RIBA CPD Core Curriculum and accounts for 1 hour’s worth of CPD, with certificates issued on completion.

The CPD has been mapped to the following RIBA CPD Core Curriculum topic:
10. Design, construction and technology


Innovative Brick Match Solutions: A guide to achieving the best brick match

This seminar will guide you in making the best brick match choices for your clients, focusing on:

  • Establishing brick properties
  • Remedies for matching weathered and aged brickwork
  • Brick blending
  • Economical colour correction
  • Considering additional brickwork aesthetics including lime mortars
  • Use of brick slips in cosmetic and external facades
  • Interactive case studies

Duration: 45-60 minutes

This seminar is part of the RIBA CPD Core Curriculum and accounts for 1 hour’s worth of CPD, with certificates issued on completion.

The CPD has been mapped to the following RIBA CPD Core Curriculum topic:
10. Design, construction and technology


CPD seminars from Imperial Bricks are available nationwide and can be delivered free of charge at a location of your choice.


Would you like to find out more about our RIBA CPD seminars? Please complete the form on this page or get in touch with our CPD Team on 01952 750 816 or email cpd@imperialbricks.co.uk