Defects prevention: high rise

Training course overview

This class-based course is our primary technical programme for Site Management Operatives.
It covers the requirements of the NHBC Standards and construction best practice for all major areas of high-rise construction.

Who should attend

This course is for any Site Managers, Assistant/Trainee Site Managers, Clerks of Works or anyone else who need a technical understanding of construction standards.

Why choose NHBC?

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Understand common construction related issues and defects

Aims to give delegates an understanding of the common construction related issues which lead to defects and potential claims.

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Develop an understanding of the main areas of concern

Develop an understanding of the main areas of concern, what to inspect and how to avoid defects

Awareness of NHBC Standards

Have raised awareness of the NHBC Standards and how they are interpreted.

What you will learn

  • Day 1
    Foundations - including Pile Caps & Reinforcement, Basements including; Types of waterproofing, Seals/ Hydrophilic strips & Day joints, Superstructure including: reinforcement & placing of concrete & Precast elements.

  • Day 2
    Cavity Walls, CompartmentationCladding including; support and fixings, interfaces and fire stopping, Roofs including: flat roofs, sustainable roofs & balconies.

  • Day 3
    Light steel frame including; deflection heads, separating walls & breather membranes, Doors and windows including: seals, Services including; fire stopping and an End of course assessment.

Course details

Course pricing

We offer a range of different training course delivery methods, the various prices are listed below.

In-company (3 days consecutive) - per company £4,215 16
In-company (3 days split) - per company £4,710 16
In-company (virtual - 3 days consecutive) - per company £3,999 14
In-company (virtual - 3 days split) -per company £4,485 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Not sure what we mean by In-company, Open or Virtual, then read more on this page.  

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