BREEAM inspires designers, developers and construction product manufacturers to innovate and make effective use of resources, which makes BREEAM certified developments attractive, generating sustainable environments that enhance well-being for the people who live and work in them. The course provides an understanding overview of the construction asset life cycle stages BREEAM schemes can cover, the key sustainability factors assessed and how this relates to the global context. It gives an overview of the assessment process and timeline, and the key principles of certification that ensure the reliability, impartiality and comparability of a BREEAM rating to give added value to your any project.
This course is ideal for anyone looking to understand what BREEAM is about, and forms a foundation for further training in BREEAM.
This course is delivered in three modules covering:-
- The benefits of a sustainable building
- Scope of the BREEAM Schemes
- Roles within BREEAM
- Assessment Process
- Principles of certification
The course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.
There are no examinations associated with this course.
At the end of this short course you will be able to:
- Identify the benefits of using BREEAM;
- Understand the different BREEAM schemes and their scope;
- Identify the role of the BREEAM Assessor, and other roles within the BREEAM process;
- Understand how a project is assessed and rated in BREEAM; and
- Understand the importance of certification.
More BREEAM Courses
BREEAM In-Use International and UK Assessor
BREEAM In-Use is designed to help building managers and owners reduce the running costs and improve the environmental performance of existing buildings. The scheme uses an assessment tool that can be completed by building managers and owners to self-assess their buildings. These self-assessments have to be audited by independent BREEAM In-Use assessors before certification can be granted.
BREEAM International New Construction – Existing Assessor (Online)
BREEAM International New Construction assessor training for licensed BREEAM assessors
BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out – Existing Assessor
A top up training course for licensed BREEAM UK New Construction assessors to become approved for the UK Non-domestic refurbishment and fit-out scheme.
Introduction to BREEAM
This 2 hour online course forms an introduction to BREEAM and covers the background, objectives and value of the BRE’s sustainability assessment certification schemes.