Fundaments of cladding

Training course overview

The purpose of the training is to give delegates a good understanding of different cladding systems and their requirements to meet NHBC Standards. The course considers both curtain walling and built up wall cladding (rainscreen) and looks at key claim areas such as weathertightness, fixings and loadings; and we share our experience of the cause of failures. N.B. This course does not include any fire related content.

Who should attend

This course is for any Site staff and Designers.

Why choose NHBC?

Develop an understanding of terminology

Develop an understanding of terminology used for different systems.

An overview of design and construction 

Learn an overview of design and construction considerations and how to avoid failures.

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Become more aware of NHBC Standards

Become more aware of CWCT, and NHBC Standards requirements.

What you will learn

  • The different types of systems and their components 
  • Key aspects of weathertightness 
  • Offsite and onsite testing requirements 
  • Loading and fixing requirements 

Course details

Course pricing

In-company £1,495 16
In-company (virtual) £1,420 14
Open £220 16
Open (virtual) £195 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

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