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.

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OPEN

IN-COMPANY

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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

Site investigations

Engineering conditions

Site clearance

Foundations

Drainage

Substructure

Ground floors.

Day 2

Intermediate floors

Superstructure walls - focus on masonry construction

Chimneys and flues

Air-tightness

Sound insulation

Fire stopping

Common defects in timber frame, and other forms of construction.

This day can be amended to give a timber frame focus if required.

Day 3

Roof structures

First fix

Second fix

Plastering, dry-lining and other internal finishes

External works and free-standing walls.

Course Pricing

COURSE TYPE

PRICE

MAX ATTENDEES

In-company (3 days consecutive)

£2,950

16

In-company (3 days split)

£3,450

16

Open

£450

16

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Interested? Enquire and book today

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