Home Quality Mark Training

Home Quality Mark Training The Home Quality Mark (HQM) is the new national quality mark designed to give people the confidence that the new homes they are choosing to buy or rent are well designed, well built, and cost effective to run. To carry out Home Quality Mark Assessments, when the scheme becomes live, you … Continue reading “Home Quality Mark Training”

Transition Training for ISO9001 and ISO14001

International Standards make things work. They give world-class specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. They are instrumental in facilitating international trade. Why is transition training needed? All international standards are reviewed periodically to ensure they remain relevant to today’s market place. Following this process is was decided that ISO9001:2008 and … Continue reading “Transition Training for ISO9001 and ISO14001”

Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use

BREEAM In-Use (BIU) is designed to help building managers and owners reduce the running costs and improve the environmental performance of existing buildings. The scheme uses an assessment tool that can be completed by building managers and owners to self-assess their buildings. Want to know more about the BREEAM In-Use scheme? The 5 points below … Continue reading “Friday Fives: 5 things you might not know about BREEAM In-Use”

What you need to know…Fire Door Safety

A correctly installed fire door remains fundamental to most fire safety strategies in buildings, despite overall technological advances in building fire safety. The Regulations… Changes in regulations regarding fire safety came into force in 2006 following the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (England and Wales). Now, one of the legal duties of building occupiers … Continue reading “What you need to know…Fire Door Safety”

5 Questions for coaching your team to improve sales, reduce costs & deliver results

It’s important to us that the leaders of tomorrow are both well-versed in their technical knowledge, but also in leadership and management skills – able to get the best out of their teams for success. With that in mind, here are our Top 5 questions that you (or a team leader you know) can ask … Continue reading “5 Questions for coaching your team to improve sales, reduce costs & deliver results”

Friday Fives DOUBLES: 10 questions to our Apprentice & Director

Since 2010, more than 2 million apprenticeships have been taken up across a broad range of professional sectors. At the BRE Academy we are delighted to be part of this necessary up-skilling within our team, and would like to introduce our apprentice within the E-Learning team, Aaron Glazebrook. We discovered what the BRE Academy apprenticeship … Continue reading “Friday Fives DOUBLES: 10 questions to our Apprentice & Director”

Lighting: 5 Reasons for you to Upskill

Lighting is a critical subject area in supporting the sustainability agenda. As such, here are our Top Five reasons why it is important to upskill knowledge of sustainable lighting. 2015 is the UN Year of Light – raising global awareness about light-based technologies promoting sustainable development; providing solutions to challenges in energy, education, agriculture and … Continue reading “Lighting: 5 Reasons for you to Upskill”