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Technical upskilling for SME builders

Training and development

Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, New qualifications and courses

Federation of Master Builders

Local Authority Building Control (LABC)

Great Britain




The project seeks to address issues raised by LABC inspectors in terms of avoidable common defects in building work through lack of knowledge of changing building regulations. This project will lead to more efficient working and fewer customer disputes. This will be achieved through: half-day training workshops designed to keep small builders up to date with changing regulations and technical advances, raise standards, reduce defects to disseminate information about new techniques.

  • Develop half-day masterclass in partnership with LABC;
  • Delivery of masterclass to a minimum of 360 individuals from
  • 120 construction employers

01 Jan 2016

30 Nov 2016

Project summary

The project finished in April 2017.  30 workshops were delivered.