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Construction Courses for Construction Industry Professionals

Building and Construction training courses help you gain the qualifications and skills you need to work in the building, carpentry, construction, plastering, plumbing, bricklaying and tiling industries. Courses are hands-on in nature and are guaranteed to get you the skills you need for the industry.

Develop your building and construction skills - find courses below and request information to decide which programme is right for you.

HSS Training can deliver any of their public courses in-house for your company, but can also tailor-make specific programmes that combine their long experience with your organisation's primary challenges and requirements. The result is a comprehensive one-stop service that is custom-made for your delegates' training and development needs. 

Construction Commissioning
Informa Middle East
3 days
Dubai
An incredibly diverse range of commercial, industrial, education, healthcare, transport, leisure and residential buildings are being constructed around the world....
Delays, Damages and Compensation in Construction
Construction Study Centre
1 day
298 GBP
Multiple (3)
This intensive one-day Construction Delays, Damages and Claims training course is designed to deal on a ‘practical’ basis with the law...
Planning and Managing Construction Work
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
This course from Nottingham Trent University is an introduction to the project environments that the construction industry operates within. With...
Principles of Construction Contracts
ICE Training
2 days
580 GBP
Multiple (2)
This two days classroom training course focusses on the details of standard forms of contracts and the key components of...
Construction Project Management
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
1 day
Nationwide
This Construction Project Management  training course aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of how to safely deliver projects on...
Construction Claims Distance Learning Course
Claims Class
         
(7)
Variable
2,650 USD
Distance
The Construction Claims Distance Learning Course places high importance on teaching participants how to deal with claims in a hands-on and...
5 Day Construction Site Supervision NVQ (Building & Engineering)
KP Training & Consulting Limited
5 days
2,650 GBP
London
This 5 day Construction Site Supervision - Building & Civil Engineering programme is a structured personal development programme leading to...
Construction Investment and Planning
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
This course will introduce participants to principal aspects of professional practice and help them to develop key professional skills, and...
Post Tensioning Design and Construction
Imperial College - School of Professional Development
2 days
London
This course in Post Tensioning Design and Construction relates the most recent developments in construction technology, code provisions, design procedures...
Lean Construction
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
The implementation of Lean principles into construction is increasingly being demanded by both the public sector and commercial clients. Better...
Diploma in Construction Management (Level 4)
Brentwood Open Learning College
260 hours
460 GBP
Distance
This course is ideal for you if you are interested in planning, organizing and supervising building construction and maintenance work....
Construction, Design and Management Awareness
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents - RoSPA
2 days
260 GBP
Birmingham
This occupational safety training course in Construction, Design and Management is designed around the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2007,...
Construction Industry Tax Explained
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
         
(1)
1 day
575 GBP
London
This course will provide a very practical insight into how the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) currently works in practice, and...
Construction Claims
Claims Class
         
(17)
2 days
650 GBP
Multiple (3)
This practical two day intensive training course will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the tools needed to prepare, respond...
Property and Construction Economics
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
This course will enable delegates to evaluate economic theory within the context of real estate and construction markets, and where necessary...
Design and Construction of Pile Foundations
ICE Training
1 day
300 GBP
London
Secure a deeper understanding of the design and construction of pile foundations with this intensive one-day course from ICE Training....
Sustainable Development - Design, Construction And Maintenance
ICE Training
1 day
300 GBP
London
This one-day programme will equip you with the know-how and tools to revise your design decisions, construction processes and maintenance...
Certificate in Construction Project Management
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
         
(5)
6 months
995 GBP
Distance
Tailored to deliver the project management technical and practical skills to construction quantity surveying professionals, this certificate will provide you...
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety: Conversion Course
British Safety Council
2 weeks
800 GBP
Multiple (2)
This NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety: Conversion Course is designed for current NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational...
Advanced Construction Materials
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
The objective of this course is to evaluate knowledge about the behaviour and performance of more specialised construction materials, including composites,...
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management QCF
CNN Training
6-12months
1,650 GBP
Distance
This qualification is for managers on-site who are responsible for leading projects, controlling standards and evaluating work. Learners are expected...
Construction Projects - Open Book Contract Management
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
1 day
399 GBP
London
Develop a strategy for implementing effective open book contract management systems and processes, maximise your value for money, and achieve...
Effective Communication & Negotiation Skills for Construction and Property Professionals
Construction Study Centre
1 day
Nationwide
This comprehensive one-day training course in Communication & Negotiation provides construction and property professionals with the skills and confidence to...
Construction Technologies Course Level 3
UK Open College Ltd
120 hours
399 GBP
Distance
Theory based course in Construction Technologies. Pitched at level 3 this course provides home study students with an introduction or...
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
Astutis Ltd
         
(1)
10 days
1,695 GBP
Multiple (9)
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety qualification is recognised throughout the construction industry. The internationally recognised qualification...
NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety - Online
KBA Training
         
(1)
Self-paced
500 SGD
Distance
This online NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course will provide you with essential knowledge and best practices...
The Must Know Guide to Construction Contract Principles
Construction Study Centre
1 day
Nationwide
This 1-day course is designed to take delegates through the principles of contract law in practice and its application to construction...
Construction Project Management Essentials
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
1 day
399 GBP
London
From initial concept through to operation of the building, the trainer will provide an overview of the whole development and...
NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
KBA Training
         
(2)
6 days
1,950 SGD
Singapore
This NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course will provide you with an introduction to and strong knowledge foundation...
Construction Projects - Post-Contract Management
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
1 day
399 GBP
London
This course explains how to manage construction and property projects. The course will introduce you to the main stages of...
Introduction to Construction Insurance
CII - The Chartered Insurance Institute
1 day
220 GBP
London
This Introduction to Commercial Insurance course provides an overview of the development of the commercial insurance market, providing the foundational...
MSc in Project Management (Construction and Infrastructure)
The University of Liverpool – Online Degrees
30 months
Distance
The MSc in Project Management with a specialised track in Construction and Infrastructure provides you with a refined skill-set to...
Cert NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
Health & Safety Training College
6 months
446 GBP
Distance
If you work in a construction-related environment, the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety will give you the...
Building Technology
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
The objective of this course is to explore the most recent and traditional technological and philosophical aspects of construction techniques...
Construction and Building Services Management and Supervision (Sustainability) - Level 4 - Apprenticeship Training
Find Registered Apprenticeship Training Providers - For Companies
12 months
Nationwide
Complete the information request to connect with registered training providers who can deliver this training. Please note this training is...
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety
British Safety Council
3 weeks
495 GBP
Multiple (2)
The  NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety delivers the practical skills and knowledge required by supervisors, managers and...
NEC3: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
ICE Training
1 day
300 GBP
Multiple (2)
This one-day course provides participants with a thorough introduction to the NEC family of contracts, focusing on the provisions of the...
NEC3: Preparing & Managing Engineering & Construction Contracts
ICE Training
2 days
490 GBP
Birmingham
This two-day course looks at the philosophy of the NEC family of contracts and focuses on the provisions of the...
NEC3: Practical Application of the Engineering & Construction Contract
ICE Training
1 day
280 GBP
London
This intensive one-day workshop from ICE Training is designed to teach participants to effectively apply the management processes in the...
Soft Landings: Delivering New Buildings
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
1 day
Nationwide
Delivered in-house, this Soft Landings: Delivering New Buildings course helps delegates develop the project management and delivery skills needed to...
NEC4: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
ICE Training
1 day
325 GBP
London
The NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) was developed for the appointment of a contractor for engineering and construction project work,...
Level 3 Certificate in Construction Technologies Theory
Open Study College
429 GBP
Distance
Unit 1: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment Health, safety and welfare Legal Framework Reducing the...
Project Management for Engineering and Construction - OM-22 - In House Training
PetroSkills
5 days
Worldwide
This course can be conducted on site at your location exclusively for your staff. The financial dynamic to successful project...
Building Healthy Teams
ICE Training
1 day
350 GBP
London
Stress-related ill health is a growing problem within construction, and the industry is being challenged to manage health as carefully...
Keeping up to Speed with the Latest Building and Fire Regulations
Construction Study Centre
         
(2)
1 day
298 GBP
Multiple (3)
This intensive 1-day training course offered by Construction Study Centre, which includes the latest 2016 amendments, offers a thorough review and update...
Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
18 months
3,919 GBP
Distance
Develop the skills and knowledge you need to successfully apply the law of adjudication to the construction industry and seek...
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations QCF
CNN Training
6-12months
1,650 GBP
Distance
As a contracts manager you will be involved in looking at ways to improve the contract process, deal with issues...
Building Pathology
Nottingham Trent University
13 weeks
875 GBP
Nottingham
There are essentially two dimensions to the building surveying profession – the organisation of building work (mainly to maintain, extend,...
Reinforced Concrete Detailing of Building Structures
ICE Training
2 days
580 GBP
London
This two-day course is designed for the CAD Technician and provides the knowledge required to produce robust and rigorous detailing...
Construction Management: Construction Site Supervision - Level 4 - Apprenticeship Training
Find Registered Apprenticeship Training Providers - For Companies
12 months
Nationwide
Complete the information request to connect with registered training providers who can deliver this training. Please note this training is...
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Training Courses in Construction and Building

Construction courses help professionals break into the building and construction industry and learn the practical skills that are in demand. Courses are available on a wide range of sectors within the construction field and are often focused on a specific skill set. From building housing foundations, tile setting and installations (eg. heating systems), there is a construction course for everything.

Building and Construction

The building and construction industry is among the fastest growing industries of our time. Construction, in its essence, is the process of designing and building structures, such as buildings, roadways and other types of infrastructure. Construction can also span into the small-scale aspects of building, such as renovations and modifications to existing structures, and also the techniques involved in the processes, such as IPAF training and scaffold construction. Construction professionals might also be interested in taking building regulations and building maintenance courses. In its complete form, construction begins with planning and securing financing and ends once the project is complete and sold, if necessary. Courses in construction are designed to address each of these specialties within construction. 

Types of Courses in Building & Construction

The rapid development of new techniques, technology and regulations makes regular training an important aspect of working in the construction field. For example, as the industry grows to large scales and industrialises, construction becomes increasingly reliant on 3D design technologies, such as CAD and SketchUp. Despite the developed need for regular training, these developments in the industry have ultimately made construction a much more efficient and sustainable endeavour.

Training and courses in construction help delegates to improve the quality of their work, whether on the management front or in hands-on building. Spheres of practical construction include electrical work, carpentry and plumbing. In the United Kingdom, professional construction workers can acquire a number of qualifications to improve and demonstrate their skills and gain meaningful employment. These qualifications can range from apprenticeships for beginners to specialised certificates and diplomas and higher education degrees. All degrees will require a combination of theoretical understanding and practical application of hands-on techniques.

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