Introduction to Construction


This course provides an overview of the key processes, players, tasks and techniques in residential construction. The speakers include an experienced Construction Manager – a tame builder for all those questions you always wanted to ask.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for Development and Regeneration staff  within Registered Providers and others who need to understand the main activities in building housing.

Entry or Pre-course Requirements

This course is designed to follow on from Understanding the Development Process. It is preferable, although not essential, that delegates should either have attended that course or have an equivalent level of knowledge.

Recommended Reading

Delegates will receive a comprehensive handout with this course.

Related Courses

Understanding the Development Process

Getting the Best from: the Consultant Team

Course Plan

This course covers the following subject areas which are addressed at an intermediate level:

  • Welcome
  • Building elements: infrastructure, substructures, superstructure, services and fitting out;
  • Key construction processes;
  • How to be a good client.


Intensive interactive classroom-based learning with exercises


Andrew Drury & Michael Hargraves


1 day


CPD accreditation can be obtained for this course if required.


On completion of this course you will be provided with an HATC certificate.


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Course Details

We are in the process of publishing all course details on our website. In the mean time please contact us for further information.

Conditions Of Application

All prospective students must read the following conditions before submitting the application form.

  1. Once a student is accepted onto the course, fees are not refundable in part or in total unless the course is cancelled by HATC in which case a full refund will be provided.
  2. HATC reserves the right to make minor change lecture times, venue or other arrangements but will advise students in advance of the course date.
  3. The course fee includes the examination fee for one attempt at the APM IC exam. If the student wishes to re-take the exam there will be an additional charge. Such charges will be reasonable, and will be set on the basis of HATC’s cost-recovery only.
  4. The above conditions will be subject to interpretation in English law courts.