Building Control Training Group
What are Building Regulations?
What is covered by Building Regulations?
What sort of building work is exempt from Building Regulations?
Work carried out without Permission?
Training Assignment One
Training Assignment Two
Assignment One Answers
Training Plan Month two
Assignment Two Answers
What is Building Control?
What is inspected?
When works are complete?
Types of application
Why Building Control?
History of Building Control
History - The role of local authorities
History - Disease
History - Building Byelaws
History - Local Practices
History - Differences in Byelaws
History - The Role of the Building Control Officer
History - The Public Health Acts
History - Building Regulations
History - Negligence Claims
History - Calls for Change
History - Lifting the Burden
Party Wall etc. Act 1996
Questions for Month 2
Questions for work experience student
Witness Statement Template
What does a Building Control Officer Do?
Training Plan Month One
Full Plan Submissions
Giving of Notice
Managers Monthly Report
Energy Ratings (SAP)
Consultation with the fire authority
Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill
Anti Social Behaviour Act 2003
Access and Mobility Guidance
Sound Insulation (Robust Details)
Building Control Legislation
Determinations and Appeals information
Guidance for Access Statements
The Legal Framework
Private Certification System
Repeal of Local Acts relating to drainage
Water Supply Regulations
Commentary on the Building Act 1984
Inspections by Approved Inspector
Grounds for rejection of an Initial Notice
Building Regulations Explained ODPM Guidance
Building (Amendment) Regulations 2004
Proposed amendments to Building Regulations
New boiler regulations
Links for LABC training group
Questions for Month 2
|What is a risk assessment?
Why is it important to have eye contact when discussing issues with people?
What duty of care do you have to a customer?
You receive a call from a customer complaining that a colleague has not arrived on site, what should you do?
What is the procedure for dealing with a dangerous building report?
What is the Party Wall Act?
What is a raking shore?
What should you do before entering a derelict building?
What risks are associated with attendance at a dangerous building?
How do you order work to be carried out by the Council's Operational Services?
Who is in charge during a dangerous building incident?
What is negligent misstatement?
What is the first thing to do when going on site or a dangerous building call?
Who is responsible for your professional actions?
Why is it important to confirm verbal instructions or agreements in writing?
Why is it important to establish the ownership of buildings and structures?
Why is it important to follow quality practice and procedures?
What is a quality policy?
What does a triangular safety sign mean?
What does a round safety sign mean?
When should a fire risk assessment be carried out on a building project?
What is CDM?
What is a Planning Supervisor?
What does a Site Manager do?
What legal authority allows you access to buildings and sites?
What is a "designated officer"
What is the Council procedure for obtaining authority to commence legal proceedings?
Why is it important to wear safety footwear on a building site?
When should you wear a safety helmet?
What is weils disease and when can you catch it?
When should a safety hi viz vest be worn?
What safety equipment and clothing is needed when using a mechanical cutting tool (angle grinder)
Who is allowed to travel on a dumper?
What are the dangers associated with concreting a ground floor?
What are the safety precautions you should take before entering a foundation or drainage trench?
What should you do before using a ladder?
What should you do before using scaffolding?
What are the dangers associated with the use of a crane on a site?
Where should you park your car when visiting a site?
What are the dangers associated with sand and cement mortar?
What are the dangers associated with welding operations?
What are the dangers when a builder is using a "hilti" gun?
What welfare facilities are legally required on a building site?
You need to walk past a mechanical excavator digging a trench, what should you do?
What are the dangers associated with dumpers and concrete wagons on sites?
What is "brick guard?
What is a "fan"
What is a hoarding?
What is a toe board?
How wide should a scaffolding platform be where bricklayers are working?
How should roof trusses be stored?
How should sand be stored?
How should cement be stored?
What is a "slump test"
What is a mortar plasticiser?
What is a jointer?
What is lime used for?
How high can brickwork be built every day?
What is a cavity tray?
What is a weep hole?
What sizes are roof tiles?
What is a single lap tile?
What is a wall plate?
What is a ladder truss, and when is it used?
What is a barge board?
What thickness does a lead valley gutter need to be?
What is a spitter?
What is a rainwater shoe?
What is a back inlet gully?
What materials can a manhole be constructed from?
What is the minimum size for a foul drain?
When should separate drainage be used?
What fall is needed on a drain 50 metres long and 100mm diameter?
What cover is needed to a drain beneath a road?
How do you know if a site you are visiting is a contaminated site?
When should you eat on a building site?
Can you safely smoke on a building site?
What are the dangers from carbon dioxide on a site?
What gas is produced from wet limestone chippings?
What is a confined space?
Can you go into manholes on a sewer?
Why are manholes round and what are step irons?
What does the arrow mean on a gully grate top in the road?
What is SUDS?
What voltage electrical appliances can be used on site?
What colour is the wiring?
What are the dangers associated with overhead wires on a site?
Why is it important for you to set a good example with conduct on site?
What should you do when first speaking to builders on a scaffolding?
When should you make the site notes of what you have seen and said, and why?
When you have issued an instruction to a contractor what should you do?
What should you do when you see someone acting dangerously on site?
How often should you inspect the ladders and scaffolding on site?
Who is responsible for your health and safety on site?
Who is responsible for the safety of others on site?
Why is a building site dangerous?
Why should you not go onto a building site on your own?
In what circumstances is it necessary to wash off your wellingtons when leaving a site?
When do you need to wear gloves on a site?
When do you need eye protection on site?