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CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Developing the UK’s first urban cable car

    Event | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    BECi (Built Environment Collaboration and Integration) at the University of Westminster are pleased to invite Matthew Randall to present the cable car project as Managing Director of the Mace Aviation business.

  • BIM For Architects

    Workshop | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    Beginners Session:
    • Project BIM kick off Information requirements and post appointment BEP creation.
    • Assessing design team capabilities and software options.
    • Revit introduction and basic modelling.
    • Available data.
    • Revit Hands-On.
    • Creation of concept plans, GA plans, sections and elevation.
    • Creation of 2D deliverables.
    • Introduction to sharing model data with consultants.

    Intermediate Session:
    BIM Scope of service and deliverables.
    • Fees, legals and Insurance.
    • Architects deliverables and understanding of BIM requirements in BIDS and assessment of EIR’s
    • Revit Intermediate modelling techniques.
    • Creation of Images, schedules and drawings.

    Advanced Session:
    Sharing data with contractors.
    • Costing accuracy from models and methods toward creation of ‘as built’ data.
    • Intro to Navisworks, federation of models.
    • Advanced Revit modelling techniques.
    • Use of survey scan data – Point clouds.
    • Data Drops, model documentation and COBie

  • Introduction to Development finance

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    The course introduces you to the basic principles of how development is financed and how to assess if a development is viable. It explores issues such as how to calculate residual values and explains more specialist aspects of development finance – affordable housing and Section 106 – planning gain.

  • IAP2 Certificate programme for public participation

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    The IAP2 Certificate Programme in Public Participation provides comprehensive training in the tools and skills needed for effective participation. Comprising of three modules: Planning, Communications, and Techniques the certificate programme is intended to provide a broad-based learning experience covering all of the foundations of public participation. Details on each of the modules: Planning, Communications and Techniques are provided on page 3, 4 and 5 of this leaflet. Upon completion, participants are awarded a Certificate in Public Participation from IAP2.

  • Introduction to Planning

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    The course provides a basic introduction to planning, including what planning is, why we need it, the framework of how it operates in the UK, and the system and processes of how it works in practice.

  • English Law, regulations, construction procurement and contracts

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    Delivered by a range of professional experts in the field, this lecture-based course is one of the modules taught on the University’s RIBA Part 3 course and gives an overview of the English legal system, its regulations and procedures, project procurement, construction contracts and dispute resolution.

  • Preparing for the ARB prescribed Examinations

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This course, delivered by a range of professional experts in the field, will explain the ARB examination process. Designed as a series of small group seminars and tutorials it will give a detailed overview of the Part 1 and Part 2 Criteria, and will help you prepare your personal analytical commentary and your design portfolio.

  • Architectural Practice Management

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    A module from the School of Architecture and the Built Environment’s reputable RIBA Part 3 course, this course gives an overview of aspects of management in architectural practice

  • Reviving local High Streets

    Workshop | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This course is designed to address the issue of failing local high streets. It offers presentations and an interactive workshop where participants can present their own projects. It will enhance your skills in making an appraisal of failing high street, identifying opportunities and developing a strategy for the street.

  • Introduction to Planning for Councillors (1 Day)

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This course, a one day version of our planning for Councillors course, offers an introduction to the basic principles of good planning, why we should do it and the framework of how it operates in england and Wales. It provides a valuable opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills to undertake and understand spatial planning and development management. this course incorporates all the latest changes in planning legislation and regulations.

  • Planning for Councillors (3 Day)

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This course provides a more detailed look at planning for councillors, including what planning is, why we need it, the framework of how it operates in england and Wales, and the system and processes of how it works in practice, with reference to the requirements of the course participants and their local authorities. the course will also cover the Coalition Government’s approach to planning, the changes to the
    planning system as set out in the localism act, and other planning reforms recently introduced.

  • Sustainable City Transport

    Workshop | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This is an interactive, small group course that will develop your understanding of sustainable city transport. Using examples from the UK and elsewhere, and involving expert input, the course encourages students to think critically about what sustainable city transport means and how we get there. It will provide an overview of debates related to sustainable city transport, including coverage of issues around policy, planning, and promotion.

  • Planning for housing in London

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    1 day training course. The programme covers the national and London planning framework for housing development.

  • Planning for non-planners

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    3 day training programme that provides an introduction to spatial planning and development management.

  • Time and Money Claims under JCT and NEC3 forms of contract

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This one day course reviews the principles, procedures and mechanisms for dealing with time and money claims.

  • Housing Law & Management

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This 3 day training courses introduces the housing law and local policy.

  • Computer assisted residual calculations

    Training Course | University of Westminster

    University of Westminster

    This half day training event introduces the theory behind computer based systems for residual valuations and includes a hands on practical workshop.