Training courses virtually, online, in a classroom or at your preferred location.


It feels like the world is moving at a faster pace than ever before. New building regulations, the climate crisis, net zero, ever changing sustainability and safety standards and targets – if any of these are on your mind, BRE Academy can help. Developed and run by BRE Group with over 100 years of built environment knowledge, BRE Academy regularly updates materials to reflect these changes.

Have a look at the three goals we support: sustainability, information management and fire safety, or contact us for bespoke training.


Sustainability, Climate Change and Net Zero

Climate Change & Net Zero

Skills to meet your sustainability goals for all
types of assets and projects.

    • BREEAM Courses
      The world’s leading sustainability lifecycle assessment for built environment.

See all Sustainability Courses


Fire and Safety

& Safety

Practical courses for the most important element of design, construction, and maintenance.

    • Fire Door Inspection
      Inspection of fire doors is vital to ensure their robustness and integrity is achieved and maintained.
    • Timber Fire Door
      This course provides important details that must be addressed when installing, repairing and maintaining fire doors.

See all Fire & Security Courses 


Information Management (BIM)

Information Management

Achieve efficiencies and win more clients with an international standard ISO 19650.

    • BIM Essentials
      An overview of information management using BIM according to the latest set of international BIM standards, ISO 19650-1:2018 and ISO 19650-2:2018.
    • BIM Practitioner Certification
      BIM Practitioner Certification demonstrates skills learnt during training according to ISO 19650-1:2018 and ISO 19650-2:2018.

See all BIM Courses 


Bespoke Training Needs for Businesses

We work with businesses across 5 sectors: construction, real estate, infrastructure, public sector and manufacturing – helping them to become more sustainable, achieve net zero, adopt the highest levels of fire safety or become more efficient.

For businesses

Bespoke Training Needs for Individuals

It is a challenge to choose a trustworthy training course provider. With 100 years behind us as a building research science hub, we have the expertise to help kick-start or further develop your career in sustainability, fire safety or BIM.

For individuals

This month Bestseller: ISO 19650: BIM Essentials

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a game-changer transforming the construction industry.

BIM Essentials course is your stepping stone to project success and progress towards BRE Global BIM Certification.

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About BRE Academy

The BRE Academy is the leading training provider for the built environment. Most courses are developed by BRE – a science research hub with 100 years of experience in safety and sustainability. As a profit-for-purpose, all fees go towards further research to make the built environment safer and greener and to mitigate climate change.


BRE Academy CPD

Recognised CPD

All BRE Academy training courses offer CPD certificates on successful completion and are accepted by the major professional bodies.

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9/10 rating awarded to our trainers

100 years of experience in the built environment

BRE is a profit-for-purpose organisation, investing revenue into research including updates and the creation of further training courses

Here’s what our learners say:

"The course was very informative and easy to follow."


"This course provided the adequate amount of information needed for the first stage of familiarising with BREEAM."


"It was informative and eye opening"


"I enjoyed the flexibility of being able to do a module then my own work then jump back in."


"Understanding of the procedures for the inspection, specifcation of fire resistant doors"


"I now have a better understanding of the Responsibility Matrix and this will help me when either being issued with one or having to compile one."


"Good introduction and outline to SABRE with references to Planner & Policymaker who may have interests in a built asset & Complete Process"


Contact BRE Academy


Phone number: +44 (0)333 321 8811
Post: BRE Ltd
Bucknalls Lane
WD25 9XX
United Kingdom
BRE Academy

Get Directions:  Directions to the BRE Watford Campus page
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