Introduction to Building Regulations


The Building Regulations provide a framework for modern construction and a benchmark to judge older buildings. It is essential that all housing and residential surveying professionals have an understanding of their history and regulatory framework. This training module covers the Approved Documents and explains how they provide guidance for how each ‘Part’ of the Building Regulations can be complied with when undertaking building work (including plumbing, electrics, extensions, etc.)

Content overview

  • The importance and impact of Building Regulations within the built environment
  • The Approved Documents and where to find them
  • How building regulations apply to residential property

Summary


CPD Subject Category:
Housing - Standards, Legal and Valuation


Duration:
7 hours


Study method:
Online


Outcome:
Sava Online CPD Certificate


Cost:
£150.00 + VAT

Details


Why you need this

The Building Regulations provide a framework for modern construction and a benchmark to judge older buildings. It is essential that all housing and residential surveying professionals have an understanding of their history and regulatory framework. This training module covers the Approved Documents and explains how they provide guidance for how each ‘Part’ of the Building Regulations can be complied with when undertaking building work (including plumbing, electrics, extensions, etc.).

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • The importance and impact of Building Regulations within the built environment
  • What the Approved Documents are and where to find them
  • How building regulations apply to residential property
  • How to find the relevant resources to keep your knowledge up to date
  • How Building Regulations apply to your work as a housing manager, surveyor or valuer

Who is it designed for?

  • People who require an understanding of the Building Regulations
  • People who need to know how the Building Regulations apply to construction and maintenance projects
  • Valuers who must understand the standards and recognise non-compliance in order to attribute value correctly
  • Those who need to understand the standards to advise clients on health and safety or energy issues
  • People with a background in repair and maintenance who must have a working knowledge of the current standards
  • Those involved in managing property and tenants

Delivery

  • The training programme is delivered through Sava Learn, our online learning platform. You will be asked to read, research, watch and listen, and invited to check your knowledge through quizzes.
  • You have complete flexibility as to where and when you undertake your learning.
  • You can enrol on this course at any time and work through the content at your own pace.
  • You will have access to the material for a year from purchase.
  • Content created by leading industry trainers
  • Includes a suite of additional and recommended learning resources (such as University West of England construction resources and BRE online library)

Assessment

There is an online test after completion of the course to demonstrate the knowledge attained.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements.

Cost

The cost of the module is £150 + VAT. This includes all online training material, the test and the award of the Sava CPD Certificate.

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