An introduction to house building

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.



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


Course Pricing

In-company £1,325 16
In-company (virtual) £1,250 14
Open £175 16
Open (virtual) £160 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Interested? Enquire and book today

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An introduction to house building

(1 day) £160 +VAT

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