About Upkeep

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Upkeep Training has been teaching people about buildings and how to look after

them since 1979.

Hi, I'm Sarah

As is a training and skills specialist and qualified FE tutor, I have worked across businesses and government, translating policies and funding into opportunities in the workplace.

Sarah Bentley


Hi, I'm Jo

I co-ordinate all our PUBLIC and  IN-HOUSE training courses and qualifications.

I manage bookings and make sure you receive your pre-course information on time.

Jo Ashby

Training Officer

Hi, I'm Tina


I look after existing customers and manage and support all training enquiries and new business for any public course or in-house bespoke course that we deliver to individuals or groups of staff training.

Tina Pickles

Business Development Manager

Meet Ted

Ted has many jobs at Upkeep:

Chief Snaccident Officer

Door Greeter and Guest Announcer

Senior Nap-time Coordinator.


Chief Snaccident Officer

Upkeep Training has been teaching people about buildings and how to look after them since 1979. We promote good practice in the care, refurbishment and improvement of buildings, believing good maintenance of the UK’s existing building stock is fundamental to environmental sustainability.

We run qualifications and short courses about buildings and building services for people working in housing, property management and facilities management to learn more about how to inspect and look after buildings. Candidates can take the courses as separate one-day modules, or combine some of them and achieve nationally recognised qualifications from the Awarding Body for the Built Environment (ABBE) and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Our specially designed range of courses benefit learners of all ages and backgrounds, including people working in construction and housing in technical and non-technical roles. Some of our courses run at public venues but all can be delivered in-house, at your premises.

Thousands of candidates have learned about buildings through our courses and we continue to work with industry groups and those currently working in the industry to ensure our courses provide you with the latest knowledge and techniques and skills so that you can excel at work.

If there’s a subject you’d like your staff to learn about that isn’t listed on our course calendar, give us a call. We’d be happy to prepare a bespoke course for your organisation which we can deliver in London or at a location/premises of your choice.