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 Contruction and Defects Identification (Virtual Classroom)

  • This course contains 2 x 90 minute sessions - Thursday 10th September 2020 10:30 - 15:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £90.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £120.00 (+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.

Former Chairman of RICS' Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Junior Branch, he was recently appointed by Propertymark Qualifications as an apprenticeship Independent Assessor for End Point Assessment and examiner and writer for the Level 4 Certificate in Sale of Residential Property 2021.