How a house is constructed


1 day


David Eaton, Senior Technical Development Co-Ordinator

Course contents

This is one-day course aimed at non-technical staff instills an understanding of the stages of constructing a home.

Your LABC Warranty trainer will take delegates through a variety of areas, including:

  • Typical foundation types.
  • Below-ground works.
  • Floor construction.
  • Drainage installations.
  • External walls.
  • Upper floors.
  • Roof coverings.
  • First-fix stage, including electrical and ventilation installations.
  • Plastering.
  • Second fix.
  • External works.

At the same time, your trainer will highlight the responsibilities of inspectors and risk surveyors in ensuring high quality homes are delivered, and how recent regulation changes have changed that role.

In addition, learners will discuss the standards laid out in the LABC Warranty Technical Manual, and the best practice needed to attain those standards when building homes.


Ideal for

Anyone working in construction in a non-technical, non-hands-on role, such as administrators, claims handlers, and graduates.

Course availability and pricing

Bespoke to your company, delivered at a venue of your choice

£1,395 + VAT

Maximum 16 delegates

About your instructor

David Eaton, Senior Technical Development

David Eaton has been teaching in the construction sector for more than twenty years, having started his career as a joiner and carpenter.

Since 2017, David has moved into technical training, working with internal and external staff to raise standards in construction.


David Eaton - LABC Warranty Technical Academy - Training


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