Self-Build Academy Taster Sessions

Self Build Academy Taster Sessions

Build It has teamed up with Potton to create a series of Self Build Academy taster sessions – for you to sample some of their full day courses. ThesSBA logoe 20 minute taster sessions are an opportunity for you to get a ‘taste’ of what to expect from their full day courses, which run at Potton’s show centre throughout the year.

Sessions cover all build systems and offer impartial, practical advice – pick up some top tips for your project at Build It Live! Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Below is the timetable for this years’ session at Build It Live 2020.


Self Build Academy Taster Sessions  –
Build It Live South East 2020 

11.00 Introduction to Self & Custom Build

If you are considering self-build for the first time or still searching for a plot, then this session provides an essential introduction to the process

12.00 How to appraise a plot of land

Top tips for finding that all-important building plot. This taster session will investigate ‘is it a plot or not?’ What to look out for, managing risks and purchasing land.

13.00 How to Manage Your Build

Taking you through the build of a home stage by stage, this taster looks at the practicalities involved in the construction process of house building

14.00 Got Planning? How to get your project started

If you’ve got planning permission for a new build, how do you get to the point where their project can start on site? This session will show you how to move your project forward with confidence.

15.00 Home Design Process Explained

This taster explains the design process step-by-step. What you need to consider, how to ensure the home fits your lifestyle and how to work with your designer to achieve your dream home.