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NBS Create (Download)

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Please note that access to this software is limited to two concurrent users.

This software is awaiting an update. Please contact the IT Service desk if you have any problems.

This software is installed in
  • the PCs in Maxwell 340, 341
  • the Macs in Maxwell 714c
  • the PCs in Clifford Whitworth group study rooms
  • Peel 113
Staff can download this via the Application Explorer on the desktop.
Apart from the rooms listed above, this cannot be downloaded onto student PCs within the University.
To create an account to use this software, follow the instructions here.

NBS Create users are now able to also access NBS Chorus. This is a fully online specification platform for construction. As it is cloud-based, it can be accessed anywhere, on any capable device (including Mac), with fast performance and ultimate scalability for all sizes of organisation. It offers the most comprehensive, high-quality content available, with multiple content sets and links to standards; and natively supports the Uniclass 2015 classification required for BIM projects. Separate registration is required to access this resource.


Read more about NBS Create

Read more about NBS Chorus.


There is a range of e-learning materials available online