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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

Using NBS Building  - Public Training

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NBS Building Training 13 Nov 2017 £455.00 £0.00 £91.00

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Using NBS Building

This course is aimed at specifiers who would like to learn more about using NBS Building to produce specification documents.

As well as receiving CPD accreditation on completion of the course, attendees will find time spent with an experienced NBS trainer a valuable asset to their development. A training manual will also be given to each attendee to take away with them at the end of the course.

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure of work sections based upon the Common Arrangement Work Sections (CAWS)
  • Create and edit a specification and set of preliminaries using clause editing tools, the NBS Guidance and manufacturers’ information
  • Track changes to your specification by using Revisions
  • Format, print and export the specification
  • Define user access to specifications and preliminaries.

This is a full day course designed to run from 10am to 4pm.



Session 1

Introduction to NBS
The Software Interface
Creating and setting up a new specification


Session 3

Completing a work section
Creating revisions
Creating a set of preliminaries






Session 2

Editing a work section
Creating a new clause
Copying a clause
Adding user guidance
NBS Plus – manufacturer product information


Session 4

Exploring NBS Guidance
Printing and Formatting
Feedback Survey


Break for Lunch



Do you have questions about Using NBS Building - Public Training? Contact NBS

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Training Room Hire Company
70-72 Clifton Street
EC2A 4HB London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

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At NBS, we are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals.

We have produced specification products for over 40 years, including the recognised national standard specification system for the UK. Our NBS specification products cover building construction, engineering services and landscape design.

We also produce a range of information products, including The Construction Information Service, a joint venture with IHS. From 2005 we have been publisher of the Building Regulations Approved Documents for England and Wales. More than 5,000 offices subscribe to our products.

We employ 150 staff, most of which are based in Newcastle upon Tyne. We are part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd, which is wholly owned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

NBS is a trading name of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.  Registered office: The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RH, Registered in England 978271. VAT number: GB 232 3518 91

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