CIBSE Training Blogs
Get an insight in our training courses, CIBSE trainer interviews - Get to Know your Trainers - and what the training team are up to in our CIBSE Training blogs:
Wondering what new training opportunities are coming up? Laura Ford, CIBSE Training Development Manager, talks to us about her new role and future training plan."The key topics of The Fire Safety Bill and Net Zero Carbon that are relevant now, are an obvious choice to push forward." Read more
"... Of course, there were such learning opportunities available online before, but now their numbers and types have increased, leaving a lot of eager learners with too many similar or maybe confusing options to choose from. What’s the difference?" Read more
"Companies were focusing their efforts in adapting to the current situation in the short term but are now looking to the future to keep their market position ahead of their competition. This includes keeping your employees’ knowledge updated and skills sharp by providing them with training. But how can you keep track of your employees’ development remotely?" Read more
"With the ongoing COVID-19 situation our ‘normal’ lives might seem like they are on pause, and our opportunities for personal and professional development have disappeared, however, CIBSE, as a leading authority in building services engineering, is still prioritising its duty to support its members, and the wider building services community, during these uncertain times." Read more
“It is often stated that people should be further supported and have more training before moving into their first management position, particularly in a technical environment.” Read more
“Learning should be an exciting journey. However, sometimes it feels like a chore and people avoid spending time on it.
I didn’t want this to be the case with our CIBSE online learning modules, so together with the training team, we aimed to create an interactive journey for our users and avoid giving them any reason to yawn due to boredom.” Read more
“The concept of asking simple, plain-language questions of supply chains is a relatively new concept. Traditionally, a basic specification and conversation would be had between the design team and the employer to ascertain what sort of asset was required, then information would be fed back to the employer at various stages during the project.” Read more
Who are the CIBSE trainers? Now you can discover their background experience, hobbies, passion for building services and teaching in our ‘Get to know your CIBSE trainers' interview blog series.
"Sharing my knowledge with engineers, consultants and building control officers from various backgrounds about fire sprinkler systems and encouraging them to use their new knowledge in their dealings with contractors and specifiers." Read more
"...the best thing about the job is the people within the industry. There will never be a lack of passion or enthusiasm around you, which can help to keep you going when you might feel challenged." Read more
"Whenever I have spoken at a seminar, workshop or conference I have always thought that it is the trainer or speaker’s job to explain things to the audience in the simplest and clearest way possible, and to inspire them in the subject. I think the challenge of doing this, is one of the things I look forward to the most." Read more
"I like the challenge of keeping people interested, awake and educated for about 7 hrs while watching a PowerPoint presentation... I try to bring some excitement to my talks by including many visual surprises with animations, a range of transitions, many reveals and interactions with the students." Read more
"...I learned mainly on the job, researching and finding things out for myself to improve my skillset, thinking I wasn’t capable of doing more formal training. Now I know I can, I wish I’d done it earlier." Read more
"...you can always learn new aspects and revisit subjects and in doing that your understanding and confidence grow which helps you enjoy your work and succeed in it." Read more
“I am a very passionate individual and strive for excellence in every part of the Project build process. Attention to detail is key to the successful delivery of any Project.” Read more
“I found working in the electrical industry very interesting as it involved liaising with many different trades so gave me an in depth understanding of how Building Services operate.” Read more
“Get involved wherever you can, ask for help and learn wherever you can. Find an area that you are really interested in and makes you Fired up, and enjoy every opportunity, you are at work along time.” Read more
“I was made redundant from my last industry role and I still want to pass on my knowledge and experience to the engineers of the future. I also believe that the courses offered by CIBSE are high class and very informative.” Read more
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- Becoming a CIBSE Trainer? Please contact Laura Ford, Training Development Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or have a look at our Call for CIBSE Trainers page.