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Emerging Digital Technologies for Sustainable Construction

  • Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
  • Start Date(s): 18 January 2023 / 19 April 2023
  • Duration: Wednesdays 6 - 8.30 pm, ten weeks
  • Study Mode(s): Short course
  • Campus: City Campus
  • Entry Requirements:
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Introduction:

This course will introduce you to new developments in digital technologies being used in the assessment of building conditions and remedial works today.

It will enable you to increase your level of project engagement and productivity.

This course is for anyone in the construction sector who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding of digital technologies.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • have a working knowledge and understanding of the software packages used in construction
  • have a good understanding of the safety protocols necessary in emerging technology
  • have considered the limitations of technologies
  • be able to make informed decisions for selecting the most appropriate technology
  • be able to demonstrate a range of transferable skills that be will valuable in the workplace.

What will I gain?

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Should the assessment be successfully completed, the course provides 5 NTU undergraduate credits.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you’ll study

On the course, you will:

  • be introduced to the use of UAS (drones)
  • look at laser scanners and 3D printing
  • develop an understanding of thermal imaging and fabrics inspection
  • learn about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • study different energy modelling applications and software
  • practise using integrated project management software for scheduling, recourse and cost planning
  • look at Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Digital Twins.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of workshops, demonstrations, seminar groups and tutorials.

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

No software experience is required, although you should be confident in saving files and basic computer functions.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

No software experience is required, although you should be confident in saving files and basic computer functions.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you have any queries about this course, please email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £675

Payment is due before the course starts.

How to apply

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

To book a place on this course, please contact: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk