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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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08 Feb 2017

Reducing the risk of fires on Waste Sites

The Environment Agency, with the help of BRE, has just published a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance document as part of a waste site operator permit.  It requires strict limits on waste pile sizes and how they are stored in order to reduce the risk of fires.  The guidance...
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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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15 Dec 2016

2016 the year of the Zero Carbon Home? – err well no.

2016 was supposed to be the year that zero carbon happened, but it didn’t quite pan out as hoped says Gwyn Roberts.
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14 Jul 2016

Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management

This programme aims to provide the education and skills to enable employers to develop a suitably qualified workforce of construction site managers. Students will also be provided with a Professional Mentor to support them in the process of applying for CIOB professional...
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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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16 May 2016

Empower your mind, enhance your career

BRE Academy launches new online learning platform designed to plug the skills gaps of the global construction community at a key time of challenge and change – www.bre.ac Designed to meet the changing skills needs of construction operatives, professionals and leaders in the...
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