Open Training Courses

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

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.

 

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 £110 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.

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

Health and Safety

NHBC/CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) (5 days)

Over five days this in depth course equips you with the knowledge you need to manage a site safely.


Standard Price: £1091 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder Price: £891 + VAT per delegate

All course fees include the cost of £141 + VAT per delegate to cover CITB publications and CITB certification. 

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NHBC/APS Management of Pre-Construction Health & Safety (3 days)

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.

Standard Price: £865 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder Price: £745 + VAT per delegate

All course fees include the cost of £70 + VAT per delegate to cover APS handbook and APS certification.

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NHBC/CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator (2 days)

Designed to assist those on site who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works. It is also designed to ensure that senior management and those engaging with contractors are confident and have an 'assessed' standard of knowledge around the subject.

Standard Price: £565 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder Price: £485 + VAT per delegate

All course fees include the cost of £35 + VAT per delegate to cover CITB certification.

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NHBC/CITB Health and Safety Awareness (1 day)

This course meets the requirements for the Green CSCS labourer card; providing a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer's duties are and what should be done if they think anyone's health and safety is being put at risk.

Standard Price: £237 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder Price: £197 + VAT per delegate

All course fees include the cost of £47 + VAT per delegate to cover CITB publications and CITB certification. 

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CDM Awareness (1 day)

Providing delegates with an overview of the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015, this course equips individuals with the knowledge to understand their duties under CDM, how to apply them to their own company and ultimately deliver compliance in line with legislation.

Standard Price: £190 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £150 + VAT per delegate

If delegates wish to be accredited by APS there is an additional fee of £20 + VAT for APS certification.

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NHBC/APS Principal Designer (2 days)

This 2-day ‘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.

Standard Price: £600 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £520 + VAT per delegate

All course fees include the cost of £20 (no VAT) per delegate for APS delegate pack and £50 + VAT per delegate for APS certification

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Technical

Understanding the Benefits of New Homes (1 day)

Designed to give delegates a good understanding of new home construction, and enable them to talk confidently about the benefits of new homes.

Standard Price: £190 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £150 + VAT per delegate

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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.

Standard Price: £190 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £150 + VAT per delegate

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Defects Prevention (3 days)

This course explores the causes of the most common defects found in the construction of new homes and examines ways of preventing them occurring.

Standard Price: £550 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £450 + VAT per delegate

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Defects Prevention HOT TOPICS (1 day)

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.

Standard Price: £190 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £150 + VAT per delegate

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Managing Timber Frame Construction (1 day)

Equipping managers and quality controllers with the knowledge required to effectively manage and inspect timber frame construction in line with the NHBC Standards.

Standard Price: £190 + VAT per delegate
NHBC Registered Builder: £150 + VAT per delegate

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