Technical Training

NHBC provides an extensive range of training designed to raise standards, increase technical expertise, drive sustainability and meet regulations.

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

Here is our latest menu of training courses. Simply click on one that interests for further details and to book.

If you can’t see a course that suits your needs, NHBC’s Training Team will design and deliver one that’s tailored precisely to your brief. This service is available exclusively for our registered builders. Not registered? Find out how you can register here.

Current courses

Defects prevention

3 days

New content

Our primary technical programme for Site Management Operatives, this course covers the requirements of the NHBC Standards and best practice for all major areas of home building construction.

View Details

Defects prevention hot topics

1 day

New content

This one day course covers the most common on-site issues found by NHBC and will leave you better equipped to mitigate the most common defects found in house-building.

View Details

Effective snagging and handovers

1 day

New content

Explores the technical, managerial and personal skills required to ensure the quality of new homes on handover. You’ll also visit a site close to completion to view examples.

View Details

Fire safety for low rise flats and housing

1 day

New content

This training course will provide delegates with a broad understanding of fire stopping and cavity barriers good practice for low rise flats and housing.

View Details

Fundaments of cladding

3 hours

New content

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

View Details

After sales service and the NHBC Warranty

1 day

New content

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

View Details

Building regulations and control - residential

2 days

New content

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

View Details

An introduction to house-building

1 day

New content

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

View Details

Managing timber frame construction

1 day

New content

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.

View Details

Interpreting construction drawings for house building

1 day

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

View Details

Find out more about our training courses

Complete the webform below and we’ll get in touch with you within 2 working days.