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TC46 Basic Building Construction and Common Defects

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Description

A one day course covering the basics and jargon of building structures. It will teach you what to look out for and when to advise calling in the experts. It's not designed to convert property managers into building surveyors but it will give you more confidence in your professional reporting, advice and recommendations.


Content

THE COURSE COVERS:

General Construction

  • The basic structure of converted, new-build and older purpose built properties
  • Plumbing
  • Roofs
  • Superstructure
  • Foundations/Drains

Defects

  • Plumbing problems
  • Water ingress
  • Rising damp
  • Condensation
  • Dry rot/ wet rot
  • Roofing Issues
  • Subsidence
  • Fire


Audience

  • Beginners
  • Those of intermediate level
  • More experienced practitioners who know the legal framework required to safely manage a portfolio, but who are not as familiar with the practicalities of a building.