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The aim of the course is to enable Built Environment professionals to deliver more efficient and more cost effective projects through improved management of design activities, primarily those concerned with building services
This one day introductory course is intended for delegates who are relatively new to the industry and who wish to gain an overview of the highly influential project design framework.
The aim of the course is to enable Built Environment professionals to deliver more efficient and more cost effective projects through improved management of design activities, primarily those concerned with building services. Better design management and greater clarity of each designer's role and responsibilities will lead to more profitable projects and less conflict inside project teams.
On completion of this course, delegates will:
This course is designed for graduates and other recent entrants to the construction industry, or anyone who wishes to gain an overview of the framework.
The aims of this course are:
Registration commences at 0900 and the course will run from 0930 until 1630. Lunch and refreshments are included.
The following topics are covered:
Session 1: The RIBA Plan of Work, design and construction moving from generic to specific considerations, and the key activities of different disciplines through the PoW stages. Presentation + discussion
Session 2: Pinch‐points in building services design and how/when design is handed over from design consultants to contractors. BG 6 as a tool to clarify scopes of work. Presentation + group activity
Session 3: BG 6 in more detail – guidance, design activity schedules, design deliverables and illustration. How the Appendices are used in practice. Presentation + group activity + discussion
Session 4: BG 6 in the bigger picture – relationship to contracts, similar resources used by other disciplines. Presentation + discussion + quick quiz.
Delegates are provided with a copy of all the slides presented, a copy of the BSRIA publication BG6/2018 - Design Framework for Building Services and a BSRIA CPD certificate. Copies of this publication are available for purchase from the BSRIA Bookshop
David Churcher David Churcher is an expert on management processes within the building sector. He has authored BSRIA publications on whole life costing, customer-supplier relationships and has also delivered training and workshops on supply chain management, innovation in construction, and Soft Landings. Read more.
This course can also be run in-company. We can customise the courses to meet the training needs of your staff. For more information, or for a quote contact Mike Lee