An introduction to housebuilding

This training 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.

This course includes the 'fabric first' approach to energy efficiency in new homes but also includes low and zero carbon technologies such as heat pump, solar photovoltaic and solar thermal installations.

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What you'll learn

The basics of the home-building process

An introduction to the requirements and regulations for new homes, including how they have changed in recent years

A look at the main build stages - foundations, substructure, drains, superstructure - walls, floors and roofs, roof coverings, first fix, plastering, second fix, finishes and external works

Energy efficient construction methods and airtightness

Mechanical ventilation and heat recovery installations

A review of the more common low and zero carbon technologies

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Course Pricing

COURSE TYPE PRICE MAX ATTENDEES
In-company £1,250 16
In-company (virtual) £1,100 14
Open £150 16
Open (virtual) £120 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

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If you would like to discuss your needs in more detail, please email training@nhbc.co.uk or call 01908 746380.

An introduction to house-building: 30 November 2020 - 1 day

£120 +VAT

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