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An Introduction to Residential Construction
TYPE Online Curriculum
DURATION 15 hours
PRICE £125.00

Introduction to residential construction


This course is ideal for all staff responsible for understanding and supplying products into the residential construction sector. The course modules help to establish a comprehensive understanding of this key merchanting sector, creating a strong knowledge base with which to proactively engage your customers. After completing the online course and digesting the associated reading, individuals will feel confident guiding buying decisions, confirming usage requirements to avoid returns and effectively sell related products to increase revenue opportunities.

Learning modules

  • Building Regulations, Planning & Preparation
  • Starting Work on Site
  • Structural Elements of a Dwelling
  • Bricks &and Blocks
  • Cement and Plaster
  • Components for Brick & Blocks
  • Final Assessment

What you'll learn

  • Understanding building plans and regulations
  • The event sequence for residential construction
  • Key products for structural elements
  • Construction material types and usage
  • How cement & plaster are used
  • Component products for building fabrication
  • Common terminology
  • How to advise customers
  • How to specify items correctly
  • How to upsell products

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