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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 learning@labc.co.uk 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.

Start learning now on the LABC VLE

Please note: Your login details for the VLE are different from your LABC Members website login. If you don't know your login details for the VLE or need to register please email learning@labc.co.uk for assistance.

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

Members

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 workload...

4 - Level 4 CIOB Diploma in Public Service Building Control

Members

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

Members

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 qualification develops the learner’s...

6 - Level 6 Certificate / Diploma - Fire Safety in Complex Buildings

Members

  This Level 6 qualification that can be done as either a certificate or a diploma. The Level 6 Fire qualification provides the knowledge necessary to work on both existing and new High Risk Residential Buildings and other increasingly complex buildings such as hospitals, shopping...

6 - Level 6 Certificate / Diploma - Managing Legislative Compliance

Members

  This Level 6 qualification that can be done as either a certificate or a diploma. The Level 6 Managing Legislative Compliance qualification provides the knowledge necessary to manage an enforcement team. The qualification looks at the application of enforcement in relation to high...

6 - Level 6 Certificate / Diploma - SASG and Other Public Events Qualification

Members

This Level 6 qualification can be done as either a certificate or a diploma. The Level 6 Safety and Sports Grounds and other Public Events qualification is designed for mid-career highly experienced building control officers who have responsibility for ensuring public safety at sports ground and...

6 - Level 6 Public Service Building Control Apprenticeship Degree

Members

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

Members

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

Everyone

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

Everyone

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...

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