Fabric First Institute

Could learning new, low energy building skills and techniques help your business?

If so, the Fabric First Institute project, developed through a grant from the New Anglia Skills Deal Programme, provided by Norfolk County Council, Suffolk local authorities and the Skills Funding Agency, could help you achieve this.

Here is some feedback we have received from our courses so far....

"Very interesting for work and personal reasons" | "Very beneficial" | "Very interesting, right level of detail" | "Very useful, a further course would be worth investment"

Feedback from the delegates of the January course , including R G Carter and H. Smith & Sons.

Doors will open from October onwards for the delivery of twelve one-day training courses for up to 15 delegates each. The course is open to all SME contractors and tradespeople in our region* that would like to be up-skilled in low energy building practices. You will learn principles behind and reasons for building more energy efficient buildings and myth busting about this, before best practice for building envelope and ventilation.

Over the summer, generous donations of materials made by suppliers, together with labour gifted from contractors is enabling the delivery of a bespoke Fabric First ‘Demonstration Unit’. This will be built under the canopy of the newly finished specialist Construction Centre at Easton Campus and delivered by the above named Project Partners.

For more information see the below courses or call Jackie on 01603 672 800.

*for those outside the region please do give us a call to discuss.

Project Partners Web Links

Easton and Otley College |Norwich City Council | Building Futures | Hamson Barron Smith
| R G Carter Limited | H. Smith & Sons of Honingham | Dove Jeffrey | E N Suiter | Foster | Pentaco | Lovell Partnerships | Hill | Kingspan TEK | Wienerberger | Zehnder | Tremco Illbruk | Bowater Projects| Roto Frank Western | Ridgeons | SA Architectural Services | Mapei | MTS Electrical | R A Brown Heating Services Ltd

Please click on the following link to see what our partners and local press have to say about the project. Secured Press.

You can claim up to £55 per delegate in grant funding from the CITB towards to the cost of the Fabric First Institute Training. Click Here for further details and a link to the claim form.


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