Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction

Sustainable Development now forms an integral part of business planning and management of Construction Organisations. Clients require organisations working for them to adhere to sustainability principles, and contractors and consultants need to embrace these principles for efficiency and effective operational purposes. In construction, there is continuing pressure to demonstrate that environmental sustainability is satisfied in development projects and that these projects are constructed using sustainable construction methods.

Aims and Objectives:

To provide an overview of sustainable development and construction

To suggest reasons for, and the benefits from the sustainability agenda

To ensure employees aspiring to Membership of one of the construction related professional bodies are fully briefed on the requirements of these Institutions.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course delegates will:

have a better appreciation of the importance of whole-heartedly embracing sustainable principles in all facets of their work

be fully conversant with the requirements,Core Competences and Attributes of the appropriate Institutions

Course Outline:

Setting the scene - why sustainability?

The Institution of Civil Engineers' perspective

Sustainable Development and procurement issues

What is Sustainable Construction, and its benefits?

Construction Waste Management and Minimisation

Sustainable Construction Policy

Sustainable Construction Techniques

Environmental Management Systems to ISO14001

How do we measure outcomes? Are we getting what we think we are?

ICE Attributes and how to achieve them

The Reviewers' perspective - at the Review

Course Round-up and Review

Mode of Delivery:

Tutor presentations, group and individual exercises, and exemplars, will be used as appropriate in the course.

Intended for:

Potential candidates for the ICE Reviews - all options - Delegated and Supervising Civil Engineers and any employees who wish to update their sustainability perspective.

Course Duration:

1 day (6 hrs) IPD/CPD

19th January 2017 Heathrow


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