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Important update from Chris Burgess at Illuminate Consult

Following my announcement last July regarding my serious heart condition, I am pleased to report that I am now resuming a limited amount of Illuminate work.

From the continued interest and messages from you, I am concentrating only on the ‘Person with Specialist Knowledge’ requirement (course and exam) until 2023.
Course availability will be limited so I intend to make best use of this time to maximise course throughput.

I have run a few courses this year and all is looking good. I am continuing to prioritise block/group bookings and host provided venues for my outstanding commitments certainly for the next few months.
I intend to run at least two Illuminate hosted open courses before the November season, one North, one South and will email out expressions of interest closer to the time.

If you have already contacted me directly over the last few months, my apologies for any delay in replying but I will get back to you in due course. My health means this is a slow but steady process.

Thank you all for your patience and good wishes and bear with me as Illuminate starts to get back up to speed.
 
Christopher Burgess
 
 
Illuminate Consult is one of the UK's leading pyrptechnics training and consultancy providers, working across the sector to help companies and individuals raise and maintain standards to the required levels and at the same time reduce the risks of liability.

If you have any involvement with fireworks or pyrotechnics, it is certain that you will be required to understand and conform to The Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015, The Explosives Regulations 2014 (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (ERAR2016) and associated fireworks and Dangerous Goods Carriage Regulations.

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  • Bespoke courses for ‘Persons with Specialist Knowledge’ (mandatory since 4th July 2013)
  • Consultancy to practitioners; regulators; risk managers; insurers and event managers
  • Subscription based Advice & Guidance service, covering all aspects of the UK Pyrotechnics sector
  • Online DGSA (Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor) subscription service so that you can outsource your DGSA obligations (not currently available)

 

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