Defects prevention Defects prevention


Defects prevention

Originally designed for site managers, you will learn about the requirements of the NHBC Standards and home building best practice in this training course.

Who should attend

Site managers

Assistant site managers

Clerks of works

Construction contracts managers

Anyone else who needs a technical understanding of construction standards

What you'll learn

Pre-course learning

Introduction including objectives and agendas

The NHBC warranty and insurance - builders and the site manager's responsibilities

The NHBC Standards and how they work

Current common defects/reportable items (RIs)

NHBC inspection process, risk assessment and reporting - what the site manager needs to know

Current resolution statistics - what causes complaints from home buyers

Current claims statistics - what causes common claims.

Day 1




Ground floors


Intermediate floors.

Day 2


Fire stopping


First fix

Plastering and dry-lining

Second fix

External works.

Course Pricing







Prices are exclusive of VAT.

To qualify for this discounted training your company needs to have a CITB Levy number. If you are not a levy payer then the full cost of the course will be £150+VAT per person. Note: If you are a levy payer, but the levy is not up to date, the discounted price will not be available to you and you will be charged the full cost of the course, which will be £150+VAT per person. If you need to check that you levy is up to date please contact CITB NI.

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