BREEAM UK New Construction focuses on mitigating the environmental impacts and improving the performance of new builds in the UK.

This training course enables existing BREEAM Assessors to understand the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme in terms of technical content and application, allowing you to extend your skills to carry out BREEAM assessments on UK new builds.

Successfully completing this course will allow you to apply to become a BREEAM UK New Construction assessor.

After completing the course learners will be able to

  • Understand the BREEAM process and the context for BREEAM UK New Construction
  • Navigate and be confident in assessing the technical aspects of the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme
  • Understand the assessment process and the support in place for the scheme and assessors
  • Understand the certification process
  • Successfully carry out BREEAM assessments on new construction projects

Successfully passing this course and examination enables you to apply for your assessor’s license under the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme.

Virtual and classroom courses: Please note that course registration will close 10 days prior to the start date, to ensure that you have sufficient time to complete the required pre-course training

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30 hours self-study
2 hours online
Existing license in a BREEAM UK Non-domestic Assessor course

This course is only available to existing licensed BREEAM Assessors from UK BREEAM Non-Domestic schemes.

This course comprises of approximately 30 hours of own-pace online training material introducing you to the BREEAM UK New Construction scheme.

Online course material

  • Resources: technical manuals, guidance notes, training knowledge base compliance notes and exercise workbook with associated evidence booklet
  • Technical categories (management health and wellbeing, energy, transport, water, materials, waste, land use & ecology, pollution) & approved standards
  • Mock examination


The course programme concludes with one online examination, set at a day and time to be agreed between the learner and ProctorU, who invigilate examinations on behalf of BRE Academy. The examination must be passed for learners to be able to apply for their BREEAM assessor license.

  • BREEAM UK New Construction Technical examination

The exam is in an ‘open book’ format, meaning you can use any documents related to the course to aid you.

£760.00 + VAT

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