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21 Mar 2017

5 things you may not know BRE can help you with

Having been around for over 90 years and being at the forefront of the built environment, BRE gets involved in a lot of areas. You may well know of our world leading testing facilities, where we test products and materials against the elements – or perhaps you are aware of the...
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07 Mar 2017

BRE Academy term report

BRE Academy, the lifelong learning arm of BRE, made huge strides forward in February. Notably we have announced our expansion into China by partnering with green building consultancy NSD to take our BREEAM courses to all of the major Chinese cities. Our expanded range of...
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13 Feb 2017

Staying at the top of the game in built environment training

Next month, BRE Academy will be three years old. Today we are a 17 strong team, and growing fast. What started as putting all the amazing learning that BRE was sharing under one roof is now a full Academy, sharing knowledge and delivering professional qualifications. Most of...
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08 Feb 2017

It’s a winner! BRE Academy walks off with CIBSE Training Award

BRE Academy’s BREEAM Associate course has won a prestigious CIBSE Building Performance Training Programme Award.
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13 Jan 2017

Top Ten BRE publications in 2016

So here it is, an end of year review from BRE Academy. Whilst many of our courses haven’t been running for more than a year, our Bookshop has – and we can now reveal our top ten BRE digital downloads for 2016: Building brickwork or blockwork retaining walls Designed for...
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18 Oct 2016

BRE @ Digital Construction Week

You might have seen that BRE is partnering with Digital Construction Week (taking place next week, 26 & 27 October 2016), championing the event as Digital Knowledge Partner and fielding three expert speakers. ‘BRE is committed to helping the built environment sector benefit...
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29 Jun 2016

New Asset Risk and Resilience training course

Risk is inherent in everything we do and uncertainties need to be managed. Organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the fundamental need to manage risk as a major part of their management and future business strategies. An enterprise-wide approach to risk management...
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17 Jun 2016

BIM certification paving the road to success

Paul Oakley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Colin Williams, currently BIM Consultant at Fulcro, about his awarded BRE Global BIM Certificated Practitioner which demonstrates a BIM Level 2 competency. He explains how BIM is making a positive impact on his career, as well as...
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04 Apr 2016

Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps

Industry needs to work harder to promote a professional & positive image The first Boardroom to Building Site survey was launched by BRE last month at Ecobuild, providing some stark reading in terms of the skills shortages which we discovered in key growth areas for the...
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24 Mar 2016

Building Information Management: Addressing the skills gap

A BRE Academy report launched at Ecobuild earlier in March has revealed that BIM and management skills, key to future development, are seen as lacking on a wider industry as well as an individual or organisational basis. This comes at a crucial time, only weeks away from...
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