Construction CPD

Gain your CPD points with Building by completing CPD modules online. Each module below contains a full technical article followed by a link to a multiple-choice questionnaire. All are fully CPD accredited.

Continuing Professional Development

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool

CPD 10 2016: ISO 9001 compliance and BIM

 This CPD will focus on ISO 9001 and on how firms can ensure their quality management systems are compliant as they become BIM Level 2 ready. It is sponsored by Newforma


CPD 9 2016: Specifying secondary windows

Secondary glazing offers a range of benefits for both new builds and refurbishments. This CPD highlights the key design considerations. It is sponsored by Selectaglaze

Armstrong Ceilings’ CoolZone tiles incorporating phase-change materials were installed to help maintain a stable temperature at the Bristol Royal Infirmary without additional cooling

CPD 8 2016: Specifying suspended ceilings for health and wellbeing

This CPD focuses on key aspects of a healthy working environment, as they relate to the design and specification of suspended ceiling tiles. It is sponsored by Armstrong Ceilings

Greenwich Millennium Village

CPD 7 2016: Rainwater outlet design and specification

The correct design of rainwater outlets is a vital factor in the success or failure of a flat roof. This CPD outlines the key considerations. It is sponsored by Fixfast

A section of an inverted roof system using Radmat’s Quantum vacuum insulated panel.

CPD 3 2016: Introduction to inverted roofs

This module outlines the key benefits of inverted roof systems and offers guidance on their specification. It is sponsored by Radmat Building Products

Insulating concrete formwork is an increasingly popular way to build energy-efficient homes quickly

CPD 2 2016: Risks associated with innovative methods of construction

This module examines how to manage the risks associated with new construction methods and materials. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

On a residential refurbishment at Mottram Towers in Stockport, a non-combustible insulation and facade system from ROCKWOOL was specified to minimise fire risk and improve the aesthetics and thermal performance

CPD 6 2016: Fire safety of external cladding for high-rise buildings

Tall buildings present a range of additional challenges in terms of fire safety. This CPD discusses fire regulations relating to external cladding. It is sponsored by ROCKWOOL

At the Aldgate Tower in London, Boon Edam’s Swinglane security gates were specified, allowing flow rates of 20-30 people per minute

CPD 5 2016: Specifying secure entrances

This CPD offers a guide to an essential aspect of building security: entrance gates, lanes and turnstiles. It is sponsored by Boon Edam

At Thornton Grammar School in Bradford, Cubicle Centre’s Privacy cubicle range was specified to provide both privacy and durability

CPD 4 2016: Specifying school toilets

This CPD focuses on toilet and washing facilities in schools. It is sponsored by Cubicle Centre