Category Archives: Examinations
Written on May 27, 2015 at 3:10 pm, by IDE
Thinking of buying a new digger? According to a warning published in the Official Journal (OJ) (28 January 2015) of the European Commission came into effect removing the presumption of conformity from EN 474-1:2006 +A4:2013 Earth Moving Machinery – Safety – General Requirements in respect of visibility. This means that compliance with this standard will no Continue Reading »
Written on April 2, 2015 at 1:59 pm, by IDE
For some years now IDE and HSE have worked closely together in Yorkshire to support each other at Health & Safety events to try to spread a common message that competence & safety go hand in hand, so we were delighted to take a stand at the latest WWT Action Day on “Work at Height” Continue Reading »
Written on January 29, 2014 at 10:11 am, by IDE
In order to ensure that the Institute of Demolition Engineers provided as much opportunity, for all enrolled members, to progress to full membership status there needed to be a certain amount of lateral thinking in how to accommodate and assist some candidates. Whilst the majority of potential full members would be expected to make their Continue Reading »
Written on October 25, 2013 at 1:39 pm, by IDE
Following many requests for membership from North of the Border IDE ran the first Examination Preparation Day there on Friday 30 August in Leith.
Written on January 14, 2013 at 4:08 pm, by IDE
At the AGM Dr Quarmby described the new Shared Support Examination Route (SSR). He said that this would not be an easier option than the standard examinations but it would give those, who had left school and the examination system a long time ago or who were disadvantaged in other ways, a route to prove Continue Reading »
Written on March 15, 2012 at 12:18 pm, by IDE
Here is a list of helpful links from the health and Safety Executive website. Demolition- What you need to do http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/safetytopics/demolition.htm Structural stability during alteration, demolition and dismantling- http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/safetytopics/buildings.htm Health and safety in construction-click on the link to download for free – http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg150.htm Managing health and safety in construction– click on the link to download Continue Reading »
Written on August 18, 2011 at 3:35 pm, by IDE
Terry Quarmby FIDE, Past President of the IDE, has completed the latest revision to the Marking Strategy for IDE examinations. Terry will be reviewing this with candidates at the exam Preparation Day.
Written on March 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm, by IDE
The purpose of the entrance examination preparation day is to outline the scope of the Institutes entrance exam criteria and to prepare the candidates to understand the rational behind the questions and how to structure the answers.
The candidates will be able to identify the structure and meaning of the questions. They will be able to structure the answer to aim for maximum points. They will be able to recognise the importance of managing the time frames to provide adequate and sufficient information to the examiners. They will be aware of the examination rules, the penalties for infringement and the appeal process should they be censored or register a fail.