Open Training Courses

Informed and impactful training courses designed specifically for the house-building industry.

If you’re seeking Lockdown Learning opportunities, this icon in the list below highlights our Virtual Training courses that can be delivered online.

NHBC offers a wide range of health & safety and technical training courses on an open basis - ideal for organisations looking to expand the working knowledge of a small number of staff members.

Courses are held at locations nationwide, and prices start from as little as £150 per person per day. Groups of more than six individuals may benefit from our 'in house' training options, which we will deliver for your organisation at a venue of your choosing.

Our approach is both flexible and accessible; and training is delivered by our experienced team of training professionals who ensure that content is always relevant and up-to-date.

Want more information? Click the links for more comprehensive details about our technical, health & safety and NVQ courses.

 

NHBC technical training courses

NHBC/APS principal designer (2 days)

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This ‘hands-on’ course is specifically aimed at designers wanting to take on the principal designer role. Upon completion of the course and successful passing of the required APS membership criteria, candidates may apply for membership of the Association.

Price: £440 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £600 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

Fees include registration and material.

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NHBC/APS management of pre-construction health and safety (2 days)

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A course designed for any construction professional who needs to understand more about the management of pre-construction health and safety, and who possibly wishes to take on more health and safety responsibility.

Price: £440 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £600 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

Fees include registration and material.

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Building regulations and control - residential developments (2 days)

Gain a thorough working knowledge of the Building Regulation requirements, and specifically, the detail contained within the Approved Documents (A through to R). 

Price: £240 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £300 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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CDM 2015 Awareness (1 day)

Learn about the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015 in this one-day course. You’ll learn about your duties under CDM, how to apply them to your own company and remain compliant with legislation.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
          

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After sales service and the NHBC Warranty (1 day)

Giving Customer Care and Customer Service team members the knowledge and skills to implement effective after sales service. Covering NHBC Warranty and insurance, our Customer Satisfaction Survey and a general introduction to NHBC.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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An introduction to house-building (1 day)

This course has been developed for sales, customer service and other non-technical staff to provide an overview of the typical construction methods, terminology and technologies used within the UK housebuilding industry.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Defects prevention (3 days)

This course takes you through the requirements of the NHBC Standards and explores construction best practice to help you mitigate the most common defects in the house-building industry.

Price: £450 + VAT per delegate (classroom)
           £360 + VAT per delegate (virtual)

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Defects prevention hot topics (1 day)

Driven by NHBC insights, this one day course covers the most common on-site issues found by NHBC. Through the exploration and debate of real life examples, you will leave this course better equipped to mitigate the most common defects found in house-building.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Effective snagging and handovers (1 day)

The completion and handover of a new property can be a complex process that requires a combination of technical, managerial and personal skills. This course will guide you through the common issues found by our inspectors at completion and homeowners when they move in. You’ll also visit a site close to completion, to get a real example of what to look for.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Fire safety for low rise flats and housing (1 day)

Designed for site managers or anyone who inspects cavity barriers and/or fire stopping in low rise flats and housing, this training course will provide delegates with a broad understanding of fire stopping and cavity barriers for low rise flats and housing.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Fundaments of cladding (3 hours)

This training course will provide delegates with an overview of different walling systems including rainscreen cladding, curtain walling and window assemblies.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Interpreting construction drawings for house building (1 day)

Developed for non-technical staff, who would not use drawings on a day to day basis, to provide a basic understanding of how to read and interpret construction drawings.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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Management of lifting operations (1 day)

This course has been designed around site management teams on new build construction sites who manage lifting operations.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)

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Managing timber frame construction (1 day)

Learn how to effectively manage and inspect timber frame construction by attending this one-day training course. Understand best practice and how to avoid common defects.

Price: £120 + VAT per delegate (virtual)
           £150 + VAT per delegate (classroom)

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