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Commercial Building Pathology: Analysis and Reports

Learn about the variety of inspections, available to identify and remedy, the typical defects found within the different forms of construction, related to commercial properties.
Fri 13 Jul 2018
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
London, London, Venue tbc

Please note: the location for this course is subject to change

£279 + VAT


This course provides an overview on how to undertake a building survey and write a report through practical examples and real life case studies.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the common forms of building failure
  • Recognise the properties of clay, concrete, glass, timber and steel
  • Manage risk in the inspection and report
  • Recognise how professional liability and public liability works
  • Develop the knowledge on how to undertake a building survey


  • Building pathology
  • Design and specification
  • Inspection
  • Legal/regulatory compliance
  • Conduct rules, ethics and professional practice

Course structure

The course has a very practical approach based on real survey situations and market examples with the aim of consolidating all the concepts explored during the day. The real life case studies will be presented by an experienced survey who will facilitate group discussions and stimulate knowledge sharing between delegates and bases on his own experience.

Why attend this course?

This course is delivered by a highly experienced surveyor who will share his experience and knowledge in the industry and explore key aspects and techniques of the building surveying practice applied to commercial properties. After this course you will be provided with practical knowledge that will help you to improve building surveying related activities such as writing reports and providing services to your clients.

The expert will also analyse the most common gaps of knowledge that result on incomplete diagnostics of different types of commercial properties.


  • RICS professionals £279 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £358.5 + VAT
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

£279 + VAT
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