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.

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

Tuesday 21 September 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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Tuesday 28 September 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 12 January 2022

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 16 March 2022

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 23 March 2022

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 9 June 2022

This half-day course will begin with a brief introduction to the history of brickmaking, using examples from the museum archives, followed by an introduction to the old factory and a tour of the building complex.

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Wednesday 29 June 2022

This course offers a unique opportunity to explore the complex conservation requirements and procurement challenges faced when maintaining heritage property, such as an 18th century warship.

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Wednesday 7 July 2022

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

Tuesday 18 January 2022

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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Wednesday 2 March 2022

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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Tuesday 26 April 2022

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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Tuesday 26 April 2022

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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Tuesday 3 May 2022

This one-day workshop offers a comprehensive overview of the nutrient neutrality requirements imposed on developments in nutrient-sensitive areas of the UK.

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Wednesday 11 May 2022

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

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Wednesday 15 June 2022

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 17 November 2021

Join us at the ‘Essential Updates and Moving Forward 2022' conference to keep informed of upcoming regulatory shifts, new building safety, and energy efficiency requirements.

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