Introduction to Sustainable procurement in construction

Introduction to sustainable procurement in construction is an engaging training course designed to provide attendees with a high level introduction to sustainability and sustainable procurement within the construction industry. It will provide an overview of the procurement process and the various tools and techniques that can be used to deliver sustainable procurement solutions within construction projects.

The training will be relevant to all those involved in the procurement process and all those tasked with, or interested in, sustainability.


Why attend?
This course will allow delegates to:
  • understand what is meant by sustainability and sustainable procurement in construction
  • identify drivers and benefits for applying sustainable development and procurement principles
  • understand the impact of the construction process on sustainability
  • obtain an overview of a sustainable construction procurement process
  • receive a copy of CIRIA’s Guide to sustainable procurement in construction (C695)
  • obtain six hours CPD accreditation.

Practitioner course on sustainable procurement in construction

Practitioner course on sustainable procurement in construction is an engaging two day training course designed to provide attendees with a detailed overview of the procurement process and the various tools and techniques that can be used to deliver sustainable procurement solutions within construction projects.

The training will be relevant to procurement practitioners with a basic understanding of sustainability.


Why attend?

This course will allow delegates to:

  • gain the skills and confidence to deliver sustainable procurement in construction
  • understand the regulatory framework and the British Standard on Sustainable Procurement (BS8903)
  • understand how construction and sustainable procurement can be integrated and enabled
  • learn the process for developing a sustainable sourcing strategy
  • understand the tendering process for evaluating and appointing suppliers
  • understand how to manage suppliers to deliver improved sustainable procurement outcomes
  • receive a copy of CIRIA’s Guide to sustainable procurement in construction (C695)
  • obtain twelve hours CPD accreditation..



More information

For more information and to discuss in-house training requirements contact Nipa Patel on 020 7549 3300.

This course is offered as an in-house course, or can be offered as an open course if minimum numbers are met. To register your interest for an open-course or to find out more about in-house training please contact Nipa Patel on +44 (0)20 7549 3300 or enquiries@ciria.org.