BREEAM and sustainability

BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings. Achieving a BREEAM rating can result in more efficient use of resources, lower maintenance and operational costs and maximise returns through market value.

With climate resilience rising to the top of the business agenda, demand for BREEAM assessment is growing fast and opportunities for trained and qualified professionals are multiplying.

We can equip you and your team with the knowledge they need. BREEAM is founded on BRE’s years of deep built environment research and collaborations with governments and industry. From basic awareness to fully Accredited Professional® status, our training courses are delivered by the experts who developed the method itself.

Join the sustainability revolution with training from the experts.

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Browse our most popular BREEAM and sustainability courses

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BREEAM International New Construction 2016 – New Assessor | online

Successful completion of this 46 hour long fully online course qualifies participants in BREEAM International New Construction and, once licensed as an assessor, enables them to assess projects and provide a sustainability rating.

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BREEAM In-Use International v6 Assessor | online

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NABERS UK Assessor Training

NABERS is a new scheme for rating the operational energy efficiency of UK offices. NABERS UK will play a vital role in bridging the performance gap between the design and in-use energy performance of offices in the UK and create much-needed transparency for the market.

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BREEAM AP Design & Site | online

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BREEAM International New Construction 2016 – Existing Assessor | online

BREEAM International New Construction assessor training for licensed BREEAM assessors

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BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment & Fit-out 2014 – Existing Assessor | online

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.

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BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 – Existing Assessor | online

An examination for existing BREEAM Non Domestic assessors who wish to add additional standard BREEAM schemes to their qualification.

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BREEAM International Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out 2015 – Existing Assessor | online

Take this eight-hour, six-module online course from BRE to receive the qualification to apply for a BREEAM International Refurbishment & Fit-Out license.

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Home Quality Mark (HQM) training – Existing Assessors | online

The purpose of this training course is to allow specified existing BRE Global licensed assessors to gain the HQM assessor qualification. This course comprises a set of online modules (supported by optional revision material) followed by an online test.

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BREEAM Associate | online

This award winning online course is aimed at proactive sustainability teams, who want to work better with BREEAM (the World's leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings) in their normal project role. It’s the perfect introduction to enable individuals to pitch BREEAM in bids and to deliver it effectively in practice.

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Domestic Retrofit | Online

The Domestic Retrofit Training Course consists of six 20-30-minute modules to raise awareness of key technical refurbishment topics.

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BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment & Fit-Out 2014 – New Assessor | Virtual Classroom

BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment. BREEAM does this through third-party certification of the assessment of an asset’s environmental, social and economic sustainability performance, using standards developed by BRE Global Ltd.

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BREEAM International New Construction 2016 – New Assessor | virtual classroom

Delivery of this course is achieved by using a blended learning approach of on-line pre-course materials in the form of digital modules, followed by interactive classroom workshops and examinations.

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BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 – New Assessor | virtual classroom

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BREEAM UK Non-domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out 2014 – New Assessor | classroom

This 3 day training course, which involves pre-course online learning (up to 30 hours), will enable you to assess buildings using an approach specifically designed for refurbishment and fit-out projects.

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BREEAM Communities 2012 | virtual classroom

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BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor Training | virtual classroom

BREEAM USA In-Use is a comprehensive and holistic environmental assessment method for assessing and rating the sustainability of existing, commercial assets located within the United States.  It provides a framework to help owners, managers and occupiers of existing assets successfully adopt sustainable solutions in a cost-effective manner and provides market recognition for their achievements.  The certification process requires a licensed BREEAM USA In-Use Assessor to assess and verify the performance of the asset.

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Home Quality Mark (HQM) Training – New Assessors | classroom

The Home Quality Mark (HQM) is the new national quality mark designed to give people the confidence that the new homes they are choosing to buy or rent are well designed, well built, and cost effective to run. It also allows house builders to demonstrate the high quality of their homes and to differentiate them in the marketplace.

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BREEAM AP Design & Site | classroom

After successfully completing this training course and examination, learners will become a qualified BREEAM Accredited Professional (AP). As a BREEAM AP learners will be able to support project teams to deliver their sustainability goals and influence how a development will meet BREEAM targets.

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BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment – New Assessor | virtual classroom

This course is for candidates who wish to become BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Assessors.

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BREEAM AP Operations Training – USA | virtual classroom

BREEAM In-Use is a comprehensive and holistic environmental assessment method for assessing and rating the sustainability of existing, commercial assets.  It provides a framework to help owners, managers and occupiers of existing assets successfully adopt sustainable solutions in a cost-effective manner and provides market recognition for their achievements.

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Site Sustainability Manager | classroom

The Site Sustainability Manager (SSM) initiative provides a mechanism to encourage construction sites to be managed in a sustainable way, and also to address the performance gap between sustainable design and the completed building.

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Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) – Existing Non BRE Global Licensed CSH assessors | classroom

This training course is for existing non BRE Global licensed Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) assessors who wish to become a BRE Global licensed CSH assessor.

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Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) – New Assessor | classroom

This training course is for candidates who wish to become a Code for Sustainable Homes assessor. The course is three days, with an additional CSH examination day one month after the training.

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BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 – Existing Assessor | classroom

An examination for existing BREEAM Non Domestic assessors who wish to add additional standard BREEAM schemes to their qualification.

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Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop | classroom

The Passivhaus standard is the fastest growing low-energy and comfort standard in the world with over 45,000 buildings realised to date, with many more currently being designed and constructed. Passivhaus buildings have a high level of indoor air quality and can achieve a 75% reduction in space heating requirements compared to the standard practice for UK new-build.

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The BREEAM methodology has been used on some of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

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