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Building maintenance and repairs courses

Nuts & Bolts Training provides a wide range of training programmes for those working in housing and property.

Our building maintenance courses cover basic construction-related skills which give candidates a good knowledge in how buildings work. They also teach how to identify property defects and how best to manage contracts.

 

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Building construction

A one day course aimed at providing participants with a basic knowledge of building design and construction and an understanding of potential defects.

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Damp and condensation in buildings

A one day course aimed at providing participants with the skills required to identify condensation and implement solutions to prevent the onset of structural decay.

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Plumbing and drainage

A one day course aimed at providing participants with a good understanding of domestic plumbing and drainage systems that will assist them in diagnosing problems.

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Heating, lighting and power

A one day course aimed at providing participants with an understanding of electrical installations and common heating control sytems and how to diagnose simple electrical defects and an understanding of common heating control systems.

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Building maintenance and reporting repairs

A one day course designed to equip participants with the skills required diagnose repairs and help them ask the right questions to ensure that the repairs instructed are appropriate and relevant

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A guide to inspecting occupied or unoccupied domestic properties

A one day course providing clear advice and guidance on best practice in inspecting occupied and unoccupied domestic properties and compliance with health and safety requirements.

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A guide to the cause of damp in residential property

A one day course aimed at providing participants with a good understanding of domestic plumbing and drainage systems that will assist them in diagnosing problems.

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A guide to understanding energy efficiency in property

A one day course providing participants with details of efficient use of energy in the home and how this learning can be passed on to residents and others

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Writing specifications for repairs and improvements

A one day course looking at how to prepare specifications for a range of maintenance work.and the communication skills required with both contractors and tenants

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Managing contracts and contractors

A one day course designed to help you avoid the problems created by poorly managed contracts and the negative impact they can have on the organisations reputation, budgets and resource.

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Modifying properties for tenants with special requirements

Our one day training course dates will ensure participants gain an understanding of the range of adaptations that can be carried out and the process required to implement the necessary changes.

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Pests and toxins in property

Our one day training course on pests and toxins will provide staff with the skills to identify different pests and effects of common toxins that cause problems to properties or individuals within them.