Skills Framework- Engineer

Overview

To become an engineer within the home building sector, a key responsibility is an in-depth knowledge of the technical engineering function within a housing development. Understanding the structural and mechanical aspects of a development prior to site start and throughout a development's life cycle is also important as well as producing engineering drawings to respective tradespeople that detail the engineering elements of a house and the external infrastructure.

For more information on what specific units of training you will need to become an engineer click here.

To access and download a pdf of the engineer framework click here. 

Regulatory, Environment and Standards

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Building Regulations  Building Regulations and control for residential homes (GET1439) NHBC CITB £320 £30
Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Warranty certification

Housing warranty and after sales service (GET1441)

NHBC CITB £150 £30




Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
CDM Regulations CDM awareness (GET0032) Various CITB £150 £30

Health, Safety & Environment

Unit of training

CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)/ IOSH or equivalent Health & Safety in construction site supervision  Various CITB £300 £70 (automatic grant)
Hazards & Controls Hazards and controls associated with the home building sector (GET1448) Hamilton Deed CITB £150 £30



Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)  Introduction into environmental awareness in construction training (GET0701) Various CITB £150 £30

Construction Process

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Dimensional positioning & site levelling In development TBC TBC TBC TBC
Groundworks & foundations awareness In development TBC TBC TBC TBC
Understanding road construction Road construction for home build programmes (GET1910) Various CITB £150 £30
Understanding services TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

 

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Defects prevention introduction Defects prevention introduction (GET1445) NHBC CITB £150 £30
Managing timber frame (optional) TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

 

Qualification

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Degree or Professional Engineer qualification N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Site & Project Planning

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Software & hardware skills N/A Various N/A £150 N/A

 

 

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Compiling site programmes Develop and maintain a home build programme (GET1871) Hamilton Deed CITB £150 £30

 

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Awareness (optional) Business Information Modelling (BIM) Introduction (GET0031) Various CITB £150 £30

Mandatory for Site Managers

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Understanding drawings & specs Interpreting plans and drawings (GET1873) NHBC CITB £150 £30

 

Management

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value

Managing Teams

Managing Meetings

Assertiveness

 

Home build site management (GET1869)or Develop and maintain a home build programme (GET1871)

               
Hamilton Deed       CITB       £130 per training standard       £30 per training standard      

People Management

Unit of Training CITB training standard Course trainer Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value

Roles & responsibilities

Conflict resolutions

Motivating Others

Home build site management (GET1869) Hamilton Deed CITB £130 £30