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NBS provides a range of tools to help connect your CAD model to your specification model

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NBS Chorus Plans and features Small works Whitepaper New ROI Calculator Book a demo Sign in to NBS Chorus NBS Source Browse by category Browse by manufacturer For manufacturers Go to NBS Source Other tools Uniclass 2015 Construction Information Service (CIS) Plug-ins Product retirement

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Online learning

Work and practice in our trainer-led sessions, or learn in your own time with our on-demand courses.

NBS Academy online training is the ideal learning experience for those who prefer not to or cannot travel.

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The benefits of doing your training online mean less travel and associated costs, and the freedom to learn at your own pace. Currently NBS Academy offer online training at different levels across our product range, with new courses and webinars being added all the time! 

Whether you’re working with NBS Chorus, our award-winning specification platform, NBS Chorus for small works – suited to small practices, our manufacturer product tool NBS Source, or NBS Chorus for manufacturers – the tool to help manufacturers and specifiers work more closely, NBS Academy has courses to help you work safer, and smarter. 

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Upskill

Increase your product knowledge to get the maximum out of your platform, and make creating, editing and managing your specification like second nature.

2

Increase efficiency

Our trainers will show you the features that help you make the best use of your time, meaning you can spend less time on admin, and increase your billable hours elsewhere.

3

Double CPD points

All our training courses are approved by the RIBA CPD Providers Network, meaning RIBA members can claim double points on your learning – helping towards that annual learning target.

NBS Academy - Online courses:

Welcome to NBS Chorus
All customers are welcome to join this free session, available on demand to watch in your time. To join a live session of this course, speak to your account manager.

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NBS Chorus small works
This course is ideal for users of the CAWS small works content set. By completing this course you'll gain a full understanding of the specification writing capabilities of NBS Chorus.

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Using NBS Chorus 
This course is ideal for all users to gain a working understanding of the core specification writing capabilities of NBS Chorus including creating/editing/publishing specifications and inviting internal collaborators.

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Using NBS Chorus Pro
A six hour, comprehensive course. At the end of this course users will gain a full understanding of the specification writing capabilities of NBS Chorus. Including using content from your Masters, applying stylesheets and mastering spec check and submittals.

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NBS Chorus - Large groups
This course is aimed at anyone who wants to be able to make intelligent associations between their Chorus specification and Revit® 3D modelling tool. Training is currently available for Autodesk Revit®, with Vectorworks and Graphisoft Archicad coming soon.

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Using NBS Chorus for manufacturers
This course is ideal for all users to gain a full understanding of the specification writing capabilities of NBS Chorus. For manufacturers, this will ensure you have a full understanding of how your specification writing customers will be using Chorus and how you can specify your products effectively.

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NBS Chorus platform management
This course is perfect for senior specifiers, organization managers or team leaders who will be responsible for the creation, management and upkeep of the NBS content and Masters content. Attendees of this course must have an Organisation Admin role within your Chorus organisation.

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Model integration - Revit®
This course is aimed at anyone who wants to be able to make intelligent associations between their Chorus specification and Revit® 3D modelling tool. Training is currently available for Autodesk Revit®, with Vectorworks and Graphisoft Archicad coming soon.

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Online Training Requirements 

Online training is available via a pre-booked, trainer-led session at a specific time and date. Before your training starts you need the following:

  • A computer or laptop for each delegate
  • A second screen - allowing you to both view the trainer's screen and follow along in Chorus simultaneously
  • Microphone and speakers or headset with a built-in microphone so you can interact with the trainer
  • A location to learn away from noise and distractions
  • An internet connection for all training machines
  • Everyone attending an NBS Chorus course must have created an NBS ID
  • NBS Chorus requires an internet browser with a modern JavaScript engine such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari and an internet connection
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Learn in your own time, with eLearning:

NBS offers a free comprehensive eLearning course with variety of different modules that allow you to learn in your own time, and at your own pace. Our eLearning course is a highly convenient way to learn for busy professionals, with step by step videos to help you navigate around the platform and can be accessed directly in Chorus, right where you need them!

Our eLearning tutorials give you an insight into all the features and functionality of the platform, which you can keep going back to. However, if you prefer that added insight and experience from one of our skilled trainers, then check out one of our training courses or webinars.

Ideal for smaller training groups, our trainer-led public training courses offer excellent value for money for companies with a smaller training requirement.

The NBS Academy hosts a range of webinars and masterclasses designed to help you stay up to date with the latest developments in the NBS platform and to make sure you're getting the most out of your subscription. Register, or watch on-demand, below!

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"Nick was a really great guy. He managed the remote session really well, delivering clear and accessible training."

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