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Technical trainingStandards raising, technical, sustainability and regulatory training

As a standards-setting, warranty, Building Control and inspection organisation, frequently involved in the latest research, NHBC are uniquely placed to offer relevant, best practice technical training.

Listed below are the standard training courses we offer. Click on each title to see more information.

In addition to the standard courses we offer a bespoke service for registered builders so please contact us if you wish to explore other options. We can design and deliver training to cover a wide range of technical subjects including construction best practice (on low and high rise developments), Building Regulations, Sustainability and Engineering.

Course Duration  Primary audience Outline
Defects Prevention Hot Topics  1 day Site managers, assistant site managers, clerks of works and design teams Available to book on an open basis only, this course is a condensed version of the 3 days Defects Prevention course and will train you on the main "hot" topics that are current in construction
Defects Prevention  3 days Site managers and assistants Construction best practice and NHBC Standards for all main areas of construction
Managing Timber Frame Construction  1 day Site managers and assistants  Technical and managerial issues associated with managing timber frame construction
Effective Snagging and Handovers  1 day Site managers and assistants Explores the combination of technical, managerial and personal skills required to ensure the quality of new homes on handover
After Sales Service and the NHBC Warranty  1 day Customer service, after sales staff and site managers  Provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to implement effective after sales service within the context of the NHBC warranty 
Building Regulations and Control - Residential  2 days Site managers and assistants or technical staff Building Regulation requirements, specifically the detail contained within the Approved Documents (A through to R)
Understanding the Benefits of New Homes  1 day Sales and non-technical staff  How new homes are built and why they are "better" than older homes 
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