Land, Property and Construction Short Courses and CPD

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Short courses in land, property and construction

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We offer short courses and continuing professional development (CPD) courses covering all aspects of the land, property and construction industries – including programs in construction law, fire safety, and health and safety.

To receive a course multi-discount rate, you must book 3 or more half-day courses at the same time and select the multi-discount option when you pay. 

Browse the short courses available in the list below or go straight to our online store to book and pay.

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Core knowledge

25 November 2020

This course will review the recent changes made to Building Regulations in the first steps to a more robust legislative regime. The course will also look forward to the proposed changes detailed in the Draft Building Safety Bill recently published with the Governments aim to deliver the biggest changes to building safety in nearly 40 years.

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9 December 2020

Accountancy for non-accountants gives you a basic understanding of accountancy, allowing you to gain an insight into understanding company accounts.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll gain an overview of key financial and accounting issues relating to land, property and construction. 

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16 December 2020

This course aims to enhance awareness of the crucial legal aspects of the delivery of construction projects.

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Wednesday 13 January 2021

This course will examine the Party Wall Act - including various other legislation that has a direct or indirect affect on the application of the Act - and the implications for party wall practitioners.

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Wednesday 27 January 2021

This short course is split into two sessions. The first of the two sessions will deal with changes in the property market relating to dilapidations as a result of the pandemic. The second session will offer an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topics covered in the first session as well as general questions about dilapidations.

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Wednesday 27 January 2021

This short course will cover the implications to both the value of a freehold and the ability to develop property or land that has covenants or easements.

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Wednesday 3 February 2021

This course will examine the various types of asbestos and the requirements for handling them in different locations. It'll explore both the common and unusual uses of this material over the last two centuries and where you may find it.

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Wednesday 10 February 2021

This course will cover Safe Working at Height (SWAH) and how to effectively manage and risk assess SWAH activities.

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Wednesday 10 February 2021

This course will cover fire safety management, fire strategies and policies, their purpose structure and content. There'll be links to organisational health and safety and legislation such as the Fire Safety Order, Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations, the Housing Act, Licensing, Building Regulations, Construction Design and Management, Health and Safety at Work and other related regulations.

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Wednesday 24 February 2021

This short course will explore how to inspire and instil strong team values among employees. On this course you'll learn how to create a strong team environment and the tools necessary to ensure that your team is performing to the best of its ability.

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Wednesday 3 March 2021

On this course, you'll learn specific tools for being an effective leader and motivator, how to delegate, when to delegate and what it takes for an employee to feel empowered.

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Wednesday 17 March 2021

Training is the process of teaching a person or a group of people to do something new, or do something better. And, every businesses needs brilliant trainers who know how to deliver a training session that creates impact with employees.

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Wednesday 24 March 2021

On this course you'll learn about your own mindset and teach others how to develop and improve their abilities through adopting a growth mindset.

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Thursday 6 May 2021

On this course we’ll share and explore a range of business improvement techniques, such as the ‘5S Workplace’ and the Japanese business philosophy ‘Kaizen’.

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Wednesday 12 May 2021

Accurate assessment of property age is fundamental to effective appraisal and reporting. This short course and walking tour describes a structured process to assist property professionals in assessing the age of a residential property based on its external appearance.

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Wednesday 23 June 2021

This course will provide a background to the environmental impacts and treatment of wastewater. 

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Wednesday 23 June 2021

This course will explore some of the historic timber-frame buildings in the Weald and Downland Living Museum collection and the range of conservation interventions used to maintain them. The format will be two guided site tours using the buildings as case studies.

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Updates and emerging issues

Wednesday 13 January 2021

This course will provide an update on recent changes to health and safety legislation and current priorities, as well as a refresher on key principles and practices.

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Tuesday 19 January 2021

This course will show you ways that you can cut your organisation’s carbon footprint.

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Thursday 21 January 2021

During this content packed day, we’ll share with you 50 game changing ideas that are guaranteed to give you the best opportunities in business today.

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Friday 29 January 2021

This short course looks at the role of valuation standards and the advice of professional bodies in providing guidance in cases of valuation uncertainty.

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Wednesday 3 February 2021

This course will demonstrate the importance of social media strategy, measurement and sales conversion, as well as what makes engaging content that will ‘hit home’ with your target audience and customers.

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Tuesday 9 February 2021

This course will equip you with a deeper understanding of generational differences so that you can avoid social stereotyping and improve intergenerational workplace relationships.

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Thursday 25 February 2021

As a line manager, it’s vital to be able to spot signs and symptoms of mental ill-health. This course covers what we mean by ‘mental health’, signs and symptoms of illness - including stress - and the importance of self-care.

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Monday 8 March 2021

This short course will look at a set of skills and characteristics that can be developed to build resilience. It’ll also cover mental health and wellbeing, the importance of self-care and how good managers can make a big difference.

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Monday 19 April 2021

This course will show you how to work with the algorithms from the social media platforms, so that more of your posts get seen. The second part of the course will show how to produce a compelling ad on a really low budget.

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Thursday 22 April 2021

This course will provide you with an insight into the effects of work on staff wellbeing and the impact that poor mental health can have in the workplace. We’ll look at key issues and legal responsibilities for employers, policies, tools, strategies and interventions available to employers to support and promote workplace wellbeing.

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Thursday 6 May 2021

Whether you’re looking to start a drone business, or simply want to incorporate drones into your existing operations - this course will help you get started.

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Tuesday 11 May 2021

This walking tour will explore Portsmouth Dockyard and Portsea to observe how a military fortress and workshop shaped buildings and society. The course is suitable for built environment professionals and is designed to explore the influence of history and historical architecture on today’s world.

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Wednesday 19 May 2021

On this course, we’ll guide you through the new and existing drone laws, whilst covering the various pathways to certification for both drones and specialist sensors.

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Wednesday 19 May 2021

On this course, we’ll discuss the specialist applications of drone technology in the construction industry, including photogrammetry, mapping, thermal imaging and BIM.

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Thursday 24 June 2021

Are you longing to lead from a deeper, more connected and more meaningful place? If the answer is yes, then this course - which explores the concepts and models of conscious leadership - is for you.

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Thursday 1 July 2021

This course will give you valuable tools that can be used to engage with ‘empowered customers’.

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