BREEAM Communities 2012 is targeted at neighbourhood scale developments. It aims to help the design team, developers and planners to improve, measure and independently certify the sustainability of a large scale developments at the design and planning stage. The scheme influences sustainability at the early stages of project development through community engagement, site strategy and implementation in design. This can lead into BREEAM assessments of buildings and homes.
22 - 24 January 2013 - BRE Watford
This 3 day course is broken down into two modules. The first module (day one) is an introduction and overview of BREEAM Communities 2012. It is suitable for planning officers, consultants and developers who want to understand the scheme and how to use it. Module 1 may be attended as a stand-alone training day. The second module (days two and three) covers the technical content of the scheme and detailed information about the process of assessment and certification. Both the first and second modules are required for delegates who aim to become a BREEAM Communities Assessor
The training session is based on a combination of presentations and interactive workshops. There are no pre-requisites to becoming an assessor. An interest or active involvement in the delivery of large scale developments and masterplans is helpful. This course is open to UK and international delegates. International delegates must have a very good understanding of written and spoken English.
Module 1 – Day 1
Module 2 – Days 2 and 3
Examination & Test Assessment:
Please note that all those wishing to undertake BREEAM Communities 2012 assessments are required to achieve certification against the Competent Persons Scheme provided by BRE Global. For certification you are required to undertake an exam in controlled classroom conditions at the end of Day 3.
Please note that you must present acceptable photo identification (ID) for admission to the examination. This may be either your passport, driving licence or EU ID card. Please note that without photo ID you will not be permitted to undertake the examination.
Unlike other BREEAM schemes, there is no BREEAM Communities 2012 test assessment. New assessors will have their first two BREEAM Communities 2012 assessments fully quality assured by BRE Global to ensure accuracy and understanding of the scheme. An application form for certification against the Competent Persons Scheme is then completed after you have successfully completed these two assessments.
What can be assessed with the BREEAM Communities 2012 Assessor qualification?
BREEAM Communities 2012 assessments at the design and planning stage within the United Kingdom and internationally.
It will not allow Assessors to:
To undertake assessments for each of the schemes you will need to take out a separate licence for each. If you wish to become a licensed assessor then please contact the BRE Global helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This training is offered at a reduced fee for those working for Local planning authorities. Please contact email@example.com for details and to make a booking.
For more information:
BRE Global Training & Events Team
+44 (0) 1923 664462