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LABC's online and face-to-face CPD courses, diplomas and BSc Hons degree are the only courses continuously updated by industry experts to keep abreast of changes to the building regulations. As a result, we have rapidly become the industry standard – not only for building control professionals but also for planners, designers, architects, surveyors, house builders and developers. 

  • We work with further education and higher education providers like the University of Wolverhampton and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to develop qualifications.
  • We regularly review and expand our portfolio of CPD courses – responding to industry demand.
  • We deliver high quality, easily accessible training for building professionals that is great value and delivered all across the country and online! 
  • Designed to cut out the waffle and get down to business, our courses are ideal for anyone returning to the industry, getting more hands-on, looking for a formal qualification or just a refresher.

All our training courses are run by well-respected industry experts. For more information contact us at or call 020 8616 8120.

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

In addition to the face-to-face CPD courses, all LABC members have access to hundreds of free online courses held in LABC's Virtual Learning Environment.

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Student feedback

Charlotte Al-Maadanli, Building Control Surveyor, Aylesbury Vale District Council

"Thank you for all the help and support. This course has been fantastic, although challenging, it has drastically brought me up to speed and enabled me to feel comfortable doing my role."

– Charlotte Al-Maadanli, Building Control Surveyor, Aylesbury Vale District Council

James Stone, Senior Development Officer, Cornwall Council

"I would like to thank you and everyone else who was involved in delivering the Level 5 course.  I have really enjoyed the learning experience and the knowledge I have gained as it has boosted my confidence and ability immensely. Since completing the Level 5 course, I have been successful in obtaining a senior post within Cornwall Council Building Control."

– James Stone, Senior Development Officer, Cornwall Council

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3 - Level 3 Certificate in Technical Support for Public Service Building Standards


The CIOB level 3 Certificate in Technical Support for Public Service Building Standards is designed for building control administrative staff dealing with the building control function on a day to day basis. This qualification develops the learner’s knowledge and skills to process the...

4 - Level 4 CIOB Diploma in Public Service Building Control


The CIOB Level 4 Diploma in Public Service Building Control Surveying is designed specifically for new building control officers working in a building control team. Students will need to be given the opportunity to gain experience performing site inspections and plan checks for domestic extensions...

5 - Level 5 CIOB Diploma in Public Service Building Control


      The CIOB Level 5 Diploma in Public Service Building Control Surveying is designed for building control officers working in the construction sector who are able to deal with new housing, low and high-rise apartments and commercial and industrial projects. This...

6 - Level 6 Public Service Building Control Apprenticeship Degree


What are degree apprenticeships? The building control degree apprenticeship is a new type of apprenticeship, which combines workplace vocational learning with a higher education qualification.  The apprenticeship runs for the duration of the degree with the apprentice spending 20% of...

Building Control Management Tools


This short course aims to explain the role of a building control manager, covering key topics such as finance, business planning and performance management. A truly essential course for anyone who is new to the challenge of managing a building control team or is likely to do so in the future...

Building Regulation Fire Safety Fundamentals


This course will give an overview of the building regulation requirements that building professionals require a solid understanding of. It will look at the application of fire safety principles to building work and the various approaches to demonstrate compliance. It will also discuss principles...

Building Regulations for Designers, Architects & Specifiers


This practical, half day course serves as a good introductory or refresher session for anyone in the construction industry who requires a basic understanding of the Building Regulations and Building Act and how they work in practice. It takes the mystery and confusion out of the Building Control...

Dangerous Structures & Demolition


This half-day course outlines the relevant sections of the Building Act 1984, together with the service of the various notices and procedures involved, including requisition for information, Magistrates Court procedures, injunctions and power to enter premises. Delegates will gain an overview of...

Effective Enforcement


  Good Building Control rarely results in formal action. But does your team really have the necessary skills and competence if formal action became necessary? This course provides training from informal day to day enforcement activity, through to carrying out investigations and going to...

Ground Works and Foundations


This course is designed to provide anyone involved in the design, checking, implementation and inspection of foundations, ground works and ground floor slabs with the basic knowledge necessary to perform their role with confidence. We will look at relevant sections of the Building Act 1984, Part A...