Basic building construction and defects (virtual training)

This course covers the differences between property styles and ages as well as basic building construction relating to foundations, floors, walls, roofs and services. It also includes the identification of the major causes of defects and repair requirements and a glossary of building terms handout used in the construction process.

Part one:

  • Building construction
  • Property styles and ages
  • Roofs and roof coverings
  • Gutters and downpipes
  • Walls, windows and floors
  • Foundations
  • Services

Part two:

  • Common defects and repair
  • Asbestos
  • Condensation
  • Penetrating and rising damp
  • Cracking to walls
  • Foundation movement
  • Underpinning

Guide to Building Construction and Defects Identification (Virtual Classroom)

  • Virtual Classroom Containing 2 Sessions - Wednesday 27th January 2021 10:30 - 15:30
    Only 4 spaces available
    Member Price: £99.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £130.00 (+VAT)
  • Virtual Classroom Containing 2 Sessions - Thursday 16th September 2021 10:30 - 15:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £99.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £130.00 (+VAT)

Meet the trainer

Andrew Rowland

Andrew Rowland

Andrew is a highly experienced Chartered Surveyor and estate agent with a proven track record in both residential and commercial valuations and sales, extending over 40 years in the industry. He is passionate about producing, delivering and assessing training courses, specialising in estate agency practice, surveying and compliance.