Certificate in Building Control Week One

Date, Time and Location

Date: Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th September 2019 Time: Tea & Coffee available from 09:00 Hrs. Course commences at 09:30 Hrs.

Venue: CABE Headquarters, Northampton

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Event Summary

The CABE Certificate in Building Control has been the foundation of many professional careers and is essential learning for those working in Building Control and those designing to meet the Building Regulations. Where possible the course includes real-life examples, theoretical calculations and considerations for design and plan assessment as well as features to consider during site inspection. The course takes into account any recent changes and provides 3 days of intensive learning to minimise time away from the work environment.

18 hours CPDWeek One Consists of:

Day 1 – Legislation and Building Control
This day will explore the Building Regulations, information required during the design and construction process, and what happens when works don’t proceed to plan. You will gain an understanding of enforcement options and processes and possible consequences of non-compliance. Additionally you will gain an understanding of the legislation and the obligations placed on organisations and individuals and will consider associated issues such as dangerous structures, demolitions and ancillary legislation.

Day 2 – Parts A, C, D, H & P
This day will look at the minimum standards set by parts A, C, D, H  & P of the Building Regulations in relation to structural safety, resistance to contaminants and moisture and toxic substances, sanitary accommodation, drainage and rainwater and grey water usage, as well as considering electrical safety.

Certificate in Building ControlYou will examine in detail the guidance given in the Approved Documents and possible alternatives given in British Standards and other guides.

Day 3 – Part B – Means of Escape
This day will look at the minimum standards set by Part B1 of the Building Regulations in relation to means of escape. Using worked examples you will also examine in detail the guidance given in the Approved Documents using examples to illustrate possible solutions and possible alternatives given in BS9999 and other guides.

This seminar can be taken as a stand-alone course or forms part of the Certificate in Building Control. To gain the certification you must complete both Weeks One and Two.

Who's it for?

  • New entrants to Building Control
  • Designers
  • Building Control Professionals; and
  • Contractors

Development Outcomes

  • Improved understanding of legislation
  • The ability to be able to interpret regulatory requirements and guidance
  • An awareness of alternative solutions to compliance
  • An appreciation of the practical solutions to common problems

How to Register and Pay

Registering for a CABE CPD training course is a simple process which you can complete online or via email:


  • CABE Members – click on ‘Login to Book’ below to login to our website to book your CPD course. As you are a CABE Member, you will have already been provided with login details. 
  • Non-CABE Members – click on ‘Login to Book’ and do either of the following:
    - If you have registered before, simply login to our website using your existing login details.
    - If you have not registered before on our website, click on ‘Register to be part of us’.

Please note: A card payment is required for all online bookings.

Online booking will be unavailable after 03 September 2019. Please call us to book a place after this date. 

Via Email

If you’d like to pay for a course via purchase order, you need to email the CABE course contact below and ask for a booking form.

Venue Details for CABE Headquarters, Northampton

Lutyens House
Billing Brook Road

+44 (0)1604 404121

More Details

Map for CABE Headquarters, Northampton


CABE Members £425 + VAT, Non Members £550 + VAT, Training Affiliate 10% Discount

Event Contact Information

Training and Events Team
Email: training@cbuilde.com
Telephone: 01604 404121 Option 3

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