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.


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

Indoor Environmental Quality

Discover more about the new Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) standard, BS40102-1, and how it can improve well-being, productivity, and building rental value.

Our course is designed for building owners, developers, designers, environmental consultants, facilities management staff, HS&E and HR professionals.

IEQ training

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


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.

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BREEAM Infrastructure (formerly CEEQUAL)

BREEAM Infrastructure is the world’s leading sustainability assessment, rating and awards scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping, and public realm projects.

Our professional training courses prepare you to deliver and assess sustainable projects by becoming a BREEAM Infrastructure Assessor. As an assessor, you will drive improvements and deliver benefits such as waste minimisation, cost savings, and reduced carbon emissions.

Find out more about BREEAM Infrastructure

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

BIM (Building Information Management)

Achieve efficiencies and win more clients with an international standard ISO 19650, including Essentials and Delivering Information Management courses all the way through to certification.

Find out more about Information Management training

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

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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.


Recognised CPD

CPD hours are awarded upon successful completion of BRE Academy training courses.

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