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Construction Courses

Building and Construction 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.

Browse the list of construction courses below and complete information requests for any that interests 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....
Construction Management Essentials: Construction Technology
CIOB Academy
1 month
295 GBP
London
Develop your knowledge and understanding of construction technology with this intensive course from CIOB Academy. The programme will cover best...
Delays, Damages and Compensation in Construction
Construction Study Centre
1 day
375 GBP
Multiple (2)
This 1-day course deals practically with the law and its application to real construction time and/or money claims. This course...
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...
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...
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 Site Supervision NVQ (Building & Engineering)
KP Training & Consulting Limited
5 days
2,900 GBP
London
This 5 day Construction Site Supervision - Building & Civil Engineering programme is a structured personal development programme leading to...
Commercial Awareness for Construction
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
Let CIOB provide you with the technical and behavioural knowledge for sound commercial decisions in the construction industry, and the...
RICS APC: Technical Preparation Course (Construction Pathways)
University of Westminster
1 day
225 GBP
London
This one-day intensive technical training course prepares you for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) assessment of professional competence...
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...
Construction Management Essentials: Management
CIOB Academy
1 month
295 GBP
London
Develop the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful manager in construction. This intensive course will cover essential...
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...
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...
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
         
(2)
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...
Delivering Construction Performance through BIM
CIOB Academy
2 days
549 GBP
London
Alignment with BIM level 2 reduces the capital and operational cost of the built environment. This intensive two-day course provides a...
FIDIC Construction Claims
LEORON Professional Development Institute
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Dubai
The program is offering the basic knowledge, skills and tools on understanding the Delay, Claim and Dispute Resolution in FIDIC...
Negotiation skills for Construction Managers
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
Strong negotiation skills are vital to securing contracts and agreements that serve construction projects. This invaluable one-day course from CIOB...
International Construction Practice & Law MBE: Part-time or Online Masters Course
KNect365 Learning
         
(2)
1 year
16,670 GBP
Multiple (2)
International Construction Practice & Law MBE: Part-time or Online Masters Course The University of Stuttgart is delighted to bring you...
Construction Contract Law Essentials
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
Through this intensive one-day course participants will gain a thorough introduction to contract law as it applies to construction and...
Construction and Property Tax: Fundamentals
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
Through this one-day course participants will get to grips with the complexities of construction and property taxation, learning about topics...
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...
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....
Construction Insurance – Introduction
Searchlight
1 day
London
This one day interactive workshop provides an introduction to Contract Works, Contractors All Risks and Contractors Liability Insurance. It is...
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...
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...
Construction Contract Wordings – Intermediate
Searchlight
1 day
London
This one day interactive workshop provides training for those who already have some practical experience of handling or placing Contractors...
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,...
Construction Management Essentials: Contracts and Commercial Practice (CCP)
CIOB Academy
1 month
295 GBP
Distance
Through this intensive course you will gain key knowledge and skills in construction law, contract administration and commercial practice. Delivered online...
Communication and Report Writing for Construction Professionals
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
This popular one-day course from CIOB Academy is designed to help construction professionals transform the effectiveness of their reports. Participants...
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...
Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management
Pearson TQ Construction Academy
 
Multiple (2)
The course is intended for construction site managers who are looking to achieve an NVQmanagement qualification through a formal traditional...
Building services explained for construction project teams
CIOB Academy
1 day
295 GBP
London
In addition to accounting for over 30% of the construction cost of a property, Building Services have a profound impact...
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...
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...
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 Project Management – Doing it Right!
CIOB Academy
2 days
549 GBP
London
This important CIOB Academy course will help you overcome challenges in construction project management and drive your project to completion...
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...
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...
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...
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...
NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
KBA Training
         
(2)
6 days
2,050 SGD
Singapore
This NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course will provide you with an introduction to and strong knowledge foundation...
Level 3/4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision
Pearson TQ Construction Academy
 
Multiple (2)
This modular course is designed for construction site supervisors and assistant site managers whowant to achieve an NVQ supervisory qualification....
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...
Understanding Building Conservation
CIOB Academy
2 days
295 GBP
Multiple (2)
Through this intensive two-day course from CIOB Academy participants will develop their understanding of conservation for both residential and commercial...
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...
Construction Management Essentials: Health, Safety and the Environment
CIOB Academy
1 month
295 GBP
Distance
This online course will help you to ensure your construction projects are meeting health and safety legal duties, and address...
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...
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Building and Construction Courses

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 Industry

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. Construction courses are designed to address each of these specialties within construction. 

Types of Construction Courses

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.

Construction courses 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.

There are construction courses for those starting out in the industry as well as for the seasoned professional looking to hone their skills or stay abreast of the latest developments.