BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 – New Assessor (Virtual Classroom)

BRE Academy
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2 days
2,100 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 19/10/2021 - Online courses
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2,100 GBP

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Course description

BREEAM UK New Construction 2018 – New Assessor (Virtual Classroom)

BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment scheme for buildings, infrastructure and master plans. BREEAM UK New Construction focuses on mitigating the environmental impacts of new builds in the UK.

This training course enables you to understand BREEAM UK New Construction in terms of technical content and application, equipping you with the skills to carry out BREEAM assessments on new builds. Successfully completing this course will allow you to qualify as a BREEAM UK New Construction assessor.  

Key features and benefits

  • Designed and led by industry experts
  • Flexible, own-pace learning (online element)
  • Interactive workshops (virtual classroom element)
  • Comprehensive course materials

Suitability - Who should attend?

While this course has no prerequisites, it is particularly suited to those seeking qualification as a BREEAM New Construction Assessor. This might include:

  • Designers
  • Construction professionals
  • Those interested in building design with minimal environmental impact.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successfully passing this course enables you to qualify as a BREEAM UK New Construction assessor and apply for your assessor's license under the scheme. Specifically, the course enables you to: 

  • Understand the BREEAM process
  • Navigate the BREEAM UK New Construction technical manual
  • Understand the assessment process and the role of the assessor
  • Understand the certification process
  • Successfully carry out BREEAM assessments on new builds

Training Course Content

This course beings with 30 hours of online training, followed by a 2 day virtual event course:

Online training

Online modules building your knowledge around BREEAM UK New Construction.

Virtual training

Day 1

  • Discussion and review of online modules
  • Overview of becoming an assessor and BREEAM’s value
  • Focus on some of the scheme’s more complex issues

Day 2

  • Navigating the technical manual and associated documents
  • Continued focus on some of the scheme’s more complex issues
  • Question and answer session

Separate half day for examination

  • BREEAM General Understanding examination
  • BREEAM UK New Construction technical examination



  • An introduction to BREEAM
  • The BREEAM processes
  • Scope of BREEAM UK New Construction 2018
  • Being an assessor
  • Support Networks
  • Technical modules
  • Demonstrating and validating performance
  • Navigation the technical manual
  • Practical understanding of BREEAM’s complex and technical issues

Course delivery details

This course comprises of online modules (approximately 30 hours of own-pace interactive study) introducing you to BREEAM UK New Construction.

This is followed by virtual-classroom learning (two days), in which your understanding will be consolidated and refined, with focus on more technical aspects of the scheme. 

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

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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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