We solve construction and sustainability challenges for main contractors, developers, architects, and consultancies, businesses and individuals.

BRE has been raising the standards of the built environment since 1921, for over 100 years, and in the last few years has grown significantly, through the achievements of our people and the acquisition of businesses with beliefs and goals aligned with our own.

BRE is a profit-for-purpose organisation. Any profits from BRE’s work are invested in research projects for the public benefit such as these training courses.


“I like the flexibility and would recommend BRE Academy to my colleagues and friends”


BRE Academy in construction – skills and knowledge you need to adopt the highest safety and sustainability practices

Net Zero Carbon Foundations

Confused about climate change terminology? Concerned about the impact of the built environment but don’t know where to start? This course is for you…

Find out more about Net Zero Carbon Foundations Course

Information Management training

BRE Academy’s ISO 19650 training programme has been developed and is delivered by BRE’s technical experts, who are active in standards committees and have a wealth of practical experience.

Find out more about Information Management training

BREEAM for commercial and residential assets

BREEAM is the world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for a sustainable built environment providing solutions in ESG, net zero carbon, health and social impact, circularity and resilience and whole life performance.

Millions of assets all over the world are registered with BREEAM and demand is soaring. Our BREEAM training will help you become the driving force of sustainability and positive change.

Go to BREEAM Courses

CEEQUAL for Infrastructure

CEEQUAL is the world’s first sustainability rating scheme for improving the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure assets.

Our CEEQUAL training courses teach you how to use CEEQUAL effectively to improve infrastructure.

Find out more about CEEQUAL V6 Course

Fire Safety

Practical courses for the most important element of design, construction, and maintenance. As a world-leading research and testing centre, BRE’s expertise runs deep. Our years of fire safety experience shape our training courses and qualifications offering you and your team unrivalled access to recognised experts and the latest thinking.

Find out more about Fire Safety Courses

Passive House Designer

Passive House is the internationally recognised, high demand performance-based energy standard in construction.

This course prepares learners to become experts in sustainable construction.

Find out more about Certified European Passive House Designer Course

Domestic Retrofit

A first step in upskilling to meet the retrofit demand. The course introduces learners to retrofit, equipping you with knowledge of key technical refurbishment topics that are crucial to successful retrofit programmes.

Find out more about Domestic Retrofit Course

See how BRE Group supports construction


See infographic of all BRE’s products and services relevant to construction sector.


See infographic

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.

Quick stats

9/10 rating awarded to our trainers

Learners icon

100 years of experience in the built environment

CPD icon

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

Contact specialist today

We will be happy to support you with your journey.
Please fill in the form below and one of our representatives will contact you to identify the courses to suit your needs.


Here’s what our learners say:

"The course was easy to follow and broken up into logical modules. "


"A good and wide ranging course. Presentations are informative and clear."


"What I enjoyed about this course was the ability to complete the course in my own time, if I needed clarification on any areas I could review some more before advancing to the next area, the videos are very clear and concise. I would definitely use this option for training in the future."


"Good presentation of information. The presenter was very clear and articulate in speech and tone. I like that it was divided into the sections."


"It is a good, easy to understand introduction for beginners."


"Great course. Gives you the basic knowledge needed to start navigating the rating world of BREEAM. Clear flow and structured modules to follow."


"I liked that this course allowed me to work on my own pace when time allowed."