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BREEAM Communities 2012 Training Course (Module 1 only) - This event has already finished

22 January 2013
BRE Watford

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.

Details :

The BREEAM Communities 3 day assessor training 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.

The training session is based on a combination of presentations and interactive workshops. This course is open to UK and international delegates. International delegates must have a very good understanding of written and spoken English.

Event programme

Module 1 – Day 1

  • an introduction to BREEAM Communities
  • the international, national and local context for sustainable communities
  • when to use BREEAM Communities and which projects are suitable
  • meeting key sustainability objectives with BREEAM Communities
  • meeting key planning requirements with BREEAM Communities
  • the links between BREEAM Communities 2012 and building level assessments.

Intended audience

Those who wish to learn about BREEAM Communities but do not wish to become BREEAM Communities assessors.

- Local planning authority officers

- Planning consultants

- Developers

This training is offered for free to those working for local planning authorities. Please contact training@breglobal.com for details and to make a booking.


For more information:
BRE Global Training and Events Team
+44 (0) 1923 664462