Our Inaugural Starter Induction Course
This course is the first episode of our feature course on 'How to turn a house into an apartment tower' and it provides an introduction to the Hypothetical Development Method (HDM101) and other developer tools and analytical methods (see below).
It is also our inaugural offering and the student input is used to improve the ongoing course offerings.
These lessons provide immediate skills, tricks and tools used by Property Developers to assess a development site.
Preview the Course Here
Watch these introductory videos by Dr Drane where he outlines the course and its objectives which are focused on your progression path and competence.
Included in the Starter Induction Course
'How to turn a house into an apartment tower and the Hypothetical Development Method (HDM101)'
-Video introduction to the 'Faster Class' animated lesson concept by Dr Drane.
-Video introduction to our assessment process and your progression and competency score.
-An animated lesson on the city and property development.
-6 animated lessons on 'how to turn a house into an apartment tower' and HDM 101
-Immediate Skills Achievement
-These lessons provide immediate skills, tricks and tools used by Property Developers to assess a development site.
-Your Feedback Survey
-Compulsory: feedback form to help us evaluate and improve our system of learning.
-Your competency test; where you use one of our site analytics tool to analyse a 'site based case study' and see how good you are at optimising the site.
-Upon completion of the course and competency test you are eligible for our Starter Status Membership which is a separate subscription offer and provides:
- a progression programme with milestones
- access to offers and discount vouchers for our ongoing courses
- access to Dr Drane's Master Class workshops.
- a pathway to you first project or new job.
Including Concepts: Hypothetical Development Method ( HDM101), Residual Land Value (RLV101), Block Planning Analysis (BPA101) and Building Envelope Analysis (BEA101)
|Module 1||Starter Course Introduction|
|Unit 1||Course Introduction Video by Dr Drane - Preview|
|Unit 2||Your Progression Path - Preview|
|Module 2||An introduction to the city|
|Unit 1||A City Introduction|
|Module 3||From house to apartment tower|
|Unit 1||House to Apartment Tower|
|Module 4||The Imaginary Tower|
|Unit 1||Imaginary Tower|
|Module 5||The Block Plan|
|Unit 1||Block Plan|
|Module 6||The Space Police|
|Unit 1||Space Police|
|Module 7||The Viable Tower|
|Unit 1||Viable Tower|
|Module 8||Case Study 1 and 2 - Competency Exam|
|Unit 1||Case Study Competency Exam|
|Module 9||Survey ( Compulsory)|
|Unit 1||Survey (Compulsory)|