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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 £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.

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

In collaboration with the Home Building Skills Partnership, CITB and Hamilton Deeds, NHBC is pleased to offer a range of fully funded open courses through 2018. Designed for assistant/site managers, these courses are fully funded if you work within a home-building company or within their sub-contract supply chain. Look out for the HBSP logo for courses supported by the HBSP funding option. Activate your HBSP discount at the checkout. 

For more information, call 01908 746380.

Health and Safety

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.

Price: £600 + VAT per delegate

Fees include registration and material.

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NHBC/APS management of pre-construction health and 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.

Price: £900 + VAT per delegate

Fees include registration and material.

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Management of lifting operations (1 day)

Learn about the management of lifting operations, in particular with reference to health and safety, and Regulation 8 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.

Price: £200 + VAT per delegate

HBSP funding available

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Control of lifting operations (2 days)

This course will give you a thorough understanding of health and safety issues when it comes to lifting operations, and how to comply with Regulation 8 of the Lifting Equipment Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations.

Price: £400 + VAT per delegate

HBSP funding available

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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 safely manage a site.

Price: £1,100 + VAT per delegate

HBSP funding available

Fees include registration and material.

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Technical

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: £150 + VAT per delegate

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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 them with an overview of the typical construction methods, terminology and technologies used within the UK housebuilding industry.

Price: £150 + VAT per delegate

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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).This course comprises a facilitated navigation through the Approved Documents, discussing how and when the guidance can be applied.

Price: £300 + VAT per delegate

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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.

Price: £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.

Price: £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.

Price: £150 + VAT per delegate

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Contact us

For enrolments, bookings or queries, please call or email Wendy Baker on:

Alternatively you can write to:

NHBC Training Services, NHBC House, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK5 8FP