Technical Skills & Training

Training Toolkit for Offsite Manufacturing

Offsite Ready is a major training programme developed by  Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) together with an expert UK-wide network of project partners to help grow best practice and skills in offsite construction.  A range of 8 free, online modules were launched today (23 April) and will be followed by virtual events run by the partners across the UK.   

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Academy

The CIOB’s (Chartered Institute of Building) Academy have 148 CPD courses, seminars and workshops  available online.  Topics include Construction & Refurbishment, Ethics and Professionalism, Leadership & Management, Sustainability, Digital Technologies, Health, Safety & Wellbeing and Legal & Contracts.  Many are free or only cost £10. 

BRE Academy Online

The Building Research Academy (BRE) have launched an excellent  range of free online Construction CPD and Courses. There are currently 13 courses and include the new BREEAM Construction 2018: Energy and BREEAM Mat03 and BES6001 Certification: A Practical Update.

Go Construct: Career Builder Presentation

This is a powerpoint presentation resource created by Go Construct which forms part of a series of construction careers presentations that can be used with different audiences. Each comes with full guidance notes to assist delivery. It covers the various routes into construction and much more…

Construction is a career like no other.

BCTG Construct Learning

BCTG Construct is a consortium of educators, industrialists, and designers who aim to transform the way that construction-based training programmes are delivered in the UK.
They offer 20 modules each addressing one individual skill gap.
Registration is currently free.

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre are offering a free online resource for advice, support and training on all things BIM!  Just register with them to create your own learning programme.

Functional BIM

Vinci Construction are offering free access to modules covering key aspects of Building Information Modelling.  All you need to do is to register your details with them and learn!

Practical Handbook for Supervisors

This handbook, created by BCTG Construct, is completely free to access and is an excellent resource for construction supervisors and site managers. Chapters cover Digital Technologies, Estimating & Measurement, Offsite Construction, Procurement & Temporary Works to name some!

Circular Economy for a Sustainable Built Environment

Learn how the principles of the Circular Economy can be applied to the built environment ranging from products and buildings to metropolitan and regional development strategies.  Enrol today!

Lean Construction

The Lean Construction School is a ground-breaking learning space that has developed a range of programmes and courses for anyone and everyone in the construction industry.
See their video on ‘7 Wastes

NHBC Webinars

NHBC have launched a series of virtual training webinars available each day from 1 April 2020 to support the industry during this outbreak.  These include Sustainable Finishes, Internal and External Finishes and the The fundamentals of Foundation and underground drainage.
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