Building Regulation Courses

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Building regulations courses aim to provide learners with a detailed technical and practical understanding of the Building Regulations for residential construction. 

What are Building Regulations

Building regulations are central to all aspects of residential construction. This ranges from the initial design stage right the way  through to ongoing maintenance. 

What Might I Learn

Students of a Building regulations course might learn some of the following:

  • Legislation
  • Subsoil and site investigations
  • Substructures
  • Superstructures to wall plate levels
  • Roof Construction Fire Safety & Heating Appliances
  • Conservation of Fuel/Energy
  • Hygiene; Drainage & Waste Water Disposal
  • Access for People with Disabilities, Stairways, Ladders, Ramps & Guards, Materials & Workmanship
  • Liability, Indemnity & Structural Defects Insurances

Course Objectives

The main objectives of any building regulations course will generally be to teach the student the following::

  • To instil an in-depth understanding of the Building Regulations, Building Control Regulations and

the Technical Guidance Documents

  • To enable attendees to apply the relevant knowledge and skills to provide certificates of

compliance and specifications for construction

  • To provide an update on recent and pending amendments to technical standards and legislation

Who Is It For?

A building regulations course is usually aimed at those who are seeking an in-depth knowledge of the Building Regulations and related legislation. This can be for a variety of different reasons including becoming a site manager, a property manager, or even a site worker. 

There are a number of building regulations courses available across the country. 


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  1. Peter Doyle 02/12/2023 at 10:05

    Hi, I am a business owner working predominantly in bathroom renovation, however full home projects are becoming more common please for us. I’m interested in learning more about current building regs and standards. Could you please send me on some information regarding course locations or online and start dates for 2024, thanks for your time.

    Peter Doyle.
    Revive Bathrooms and Flooring

  2. Josephine O'Donoghue 01/01/2024 at 01:40

    Can you forward me details of Building Regulations courses in Cork commencing in 2024.
    Thanks in advance.
    Kind Regards,
    Josephine O’Donoghue

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