What is the Builder Training Programme?
The Builder Training Programme (BTP) consists of a series of workshops where new and past builders can gain the skills needed to build a home and improve their craft in the process. To keep track of our Builders’ skills and abilities, we use a ranking system to determine where your skills and
Check out the full breakdown on the different ranks below!
Why Builder Training Programme?
It is also our dream that one day Malaysian citizens will be able to independently lead and build homes for communities all over the nation. Through the BTP we are able to train more Specialists & Master Builders, increasing our overall building capacity.
Where do I start?
To begin your journey on the BTP, you start with the Builder Basics Workshop. This workshop is a 5-hour course that equips you with hand and power tool knowledge, construction methods, and safety requirements. To read more and join this Workshop, click on the link below.
All it takes is 6 builds to become a Master Builder! Here is an explanation of the roles and steps you can take to be on your way to leading a build.
Builder Classes Explained
AB1 : ADVANCED BUILDER 1
Open to all builders. No current intakes.
EPIC Homes System
This covers all aspects of an EPIC Homes Build ranging from the Pre-Build processes to the technical aspect of the home. Roles and responsibilities of Specialists and Master Builders are also explained in great detail.
The leadership component covers aspects relating to people management and crisis management, as well as leadership skills. This component is conducted by an external training partner.
AB2 : ADVANCED BUILDER 2 (Coming Soon)
Open to all builders.
Malaysian Red Crescent Basic First Aid & CPR
This component is conducted by an external certified trainer. Participants will be awarded a certificate awarded by the Malaysian Red Crescent Society, which is valid for 3 years.
CIDB Green Card Certification
This component is also conducted by an external certified CIDB trainer. The component consists of industry safety standards as well as safety protocols catered to the EPIC Homes build environment. Participants will be awarded the CIDB Green Card, and along with that, the benefits that entail.
Advanced Tools (Usage, Maintenance & Repairs)
AB3 : ADVANCED BUILDER 3 (Coming Soon)
Open to Specialists.
This component is conducted by an external certified trainer.
This component covers tool handling as well as maintenance, more so in the event of tool breakdown at site during build. The tool handling aspect would equip the Specialists and Master Builders with the knowledge as to be able to guide participants during builds.
The leadership component covers aspects relating to people management and crisis management, as well as further leadership skills.