BREEAM AP (Design & Site) – Classroom

BRE Academy
Course summary
1 day
1,250 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 08/09/2021 - Watford
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1,250 GBP

1,250 GBP

Course description

BREEAM AP (Design & Site) – Classroom

This training course allows experienced construction professionals to qualify as a BREEAM AP (Advisory Professional) Design & Site, enabling them to deliver building construction and refurbishment to the requirements of BREEAM, the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for buildings, infrastructure and master planning.

The course explains the BREEAM AP’s role, and the requirements needed for a development to meet BREEAM targets. You’ll develop the ability to facilitate project teams, to schedule activities, set priorities and negotiate the trade-offs required to realise the target BREEAM rating.

Successfully completing this course qualifies you for BREEAM AP subscription, recognising your advisory expertise in helping projects reach their sustainability goals. 

Top benefits

  • Designed by industry experts
  • Flexible access
  • Own-pace learning
  • CPD certification

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suited to professionals with demonstrable design capabilities, including architects and engineers, who wish to specialise in BREEAM.

Learners must have a recognised qualification (academic or vocational) in a built environment discipline or have 3+ years post-graduate professional experience working in sustainability in the built environment.

Learners should also possess:

  • Experience of projects in which sustainability was part of the brief
  • Demonstrable knowledge of environmental design/integrated design and an appreciation of life cycle assessment (LCA) and cost analysis
  • Demonstrable skills in managing multiple tasks and time management

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful completion of this course entitles you to BREEAM AP (Design & Site) status and CPD certification. Specifically, you will be able to:

  • Encourage an integrated design and construction process
  • Use the BREEAM framework to achieve desired sustainability performance in a development
  • Offer expert advice to design teams on environmental sustainability, environmental design and the environmental assessment process
  • Provide key input and advice to the design team throughout the design process
  • Schedule activities, set priorities and negotiate trade-offs
  • Target BREEAM ratings in the most cost-effective way
  • Understand fundamental on-site sustainability, including installation of building components for optimum environmental performance, and minimising building site and operation impacts
  • Understand how to champion onsite sustainability, including involving site workers and supply chains
  • Understand the BREEAM certification process of your role at the post-construction stage assessment
  • Identify the evidence required by the BREEAM

Training Course Content

This course is split between online and classroom-based learning.

Online training

Online training modules covering:

  • The role of a BREEAM AP
  • Background, principles and scope of BREEAM
  • BREEAM categories and assessment methodology
  • BREEAM schemes technical content
  • Site-specific issues
  • Decision timeline
  • Decision priorities

Classroom-based workshop

Classroom workshop to apply and share expertise in team exercises, covering:

  • Making a case for sustainability and BREEAM
  • Decision-making
  • Timeline when BREEAM activities need to be completed
  • Comparison of BREEAM credits on a cost per percentage point basis

Course delivery details

This course comprises of online modules (approximately 20 hours of study), followed by a classroom-based workshop and examination (one day).

Why choose BRE Academy

100 years of experience in the built environment

More than 13,000 learners since 2015

100s of hours of CPD content for built environment professionals

Continuing Studies

Completing this course allows you to practice as a BREEAM AP. An annual subscription of £250+VAT is required to maintain this status.

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BRE Academy

BRE Academy is a leading CPD recognised international training platform for built environment experts. We have trained over 10,000 professionals worldwide in 3 core areas: sustainability and BREEAM, fire safety, BIM and construction. Courses are conducted live virtually or online,...

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