Technical Training

Standards raising, technical, sustainability and regulatory training.

As a warranty, building control and inspection organisation, frequently involved in the latest research, NHBC are uniquely placed to offer relevant, best practice technical training.

NHBC Technical Training courses

Listed below are the standard training courses we offer. Click on each title to see more information.

In addition to the standard courses we offer a bespoke service for registered builders so please contact us if you wish to explore other options. We can design and deliver training to cover a wide range of technical subjects including construction best practice (on low and high rise developments), Building Regulations, Sustainability and Engineering.

Current courses

Defect prevention

3 days

Construction best practice and NHBC Standards for all main areas of construction.

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Defects prevention hot topics

1 day

This condensed version of the Defects Prevention course will train you on 'hot' topics in construction.

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Managing timber frame construction

1 day

Technical and managerial issues associated with managing timber frame construction.

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Effective snagging and handovers

1 day

Explores the combination of technical, managerial and personal skills required to ensure the quality of new homes on handover.

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After sales service and the NHBC Warranty

1 day

Provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to implement effective after sales service within the context of the NHBC warranty.

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Building regulations and control - residential

2 days

Building Regulation requirements, specifically the detail contained within the Approved Documents (A through to R).

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An introduction to house-building

1 day

This training course provides an overview of the typical construction methods, terminology and technologies used within the UK housebuilding industry.

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Interpreting construction drawings for house building

1 day

The course is designed for those with little experience in interpreting construction drawings for house building.

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Contact us

For enrolments, bookings or queries, please call or email Vicky Brown on:

Alternatively you can write to:

NHBC Training Services, NHBC House, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK5 8FP