1. Online training
BREEAM Accredited Professional training commences with approximately 15 hours of interactive online modules delivered through our dedicated online learning portal. The online pre-workshop modules must be completed prior to attending the workshop, to enable delegates to have the best chance to pass the examination. The online modules cover:
- The role of a BREEAM AP
- Background and scope of BREEAM
- BREEAM Assessment methodology
- BREEAM schemes technical content
- Decision timeline
- Decision priorities
After completing the online modules, delegates will attend a workshop followed by an examination. The workshop will allow delegates to apply and share their expertise in a series of individual and team exercises. The workshop will cover:
- Making a case for Sustainability and BREEAM
- Decision Making
- Comparison on costs per percentage point basis
In order to become a BREEAM AP, learners will need to pass an examination. This takes place at the end of the workshop and includes one 60 Minute multiple-choice examination.
- Licensed BREEAM Assessors get a discount on this course – Please enter the code BREEAMAP2018 when prompted on the booking page
- 15% discount (for full fee paying delegates) is applicable to all RIBA, CIAT & CIBSE members
BREEAM AP Subscription
An annual subscription fee of £250 +VAT* is applicable for all BREEAM APs.
This is payable on successful completion of the exam. This maintains a Green Book Live listing, access to the BREEAM Extranet and maintenance of CPD – this is a requirement of maintaining your AP status.
Please note the first subscription must be paid within the first 6 months on successful completion of the exam.
Architects, Engineers and others with demonstrable design skills and responsibilities who want to specialise in the BREEAM Sustainability Methodology.
Prerequisites of attending this course
Learners need to:
- Hold a recognised academic or vocational qualification in a relevant built environment discipline
- Have at least three years post graduate (or equivalent) professional experience working in a role covering the sustainability of the built environment. Learners will ideally have design team involvement on a number of projects where sustainability was part of the project brief e.g. a target to achieve at least BREEAM excellent for the completed design
- Demonstrate knowledge of environmental design / integrated design with an appreciation of life cycle assessment and cost analysis
- A minimum level of work experience and on-the-job training can be considered as alternatives to the formal qualification
The BREEAM methodology has been used on some of the most sustainable buildings in the world.