Introduction to Structural Appraisals

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Introduction to Structural Appraisals (Online):
£200.00 +VAT
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Description
Appraisal of an existing building, whether period building or a recently constructed one, is of great importance for its maintenance and any required repairs. Such appraisal requires identification of any structural or non-structural damage. Any remedial action required is based on the knowledge gathered.

This course offers an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to the common causes of structural damage and methods of investigation, and by the end you will be well-equipped with a broad understanding of structural appraisal work.

The eLearning training course comprises of four detailed modules, with information of their content available on the Programme Overview tab. The course will save your progress and may be taken in your own time.

Your access to your eLearning will last for 6 months.
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Online

The online training option, available to you anytime, anywhere. Concise, consolidated training programmes suitable for those with time, location and/or financial constraints who are still wishing to benefit from ICE’s high standard of training for professional development.

In-house

Bespoke training programmes. These are delivered by our tutors at a time, in a location and based on a curriculum completely tailored to your needs. Ideal for organisations that have several employees wishing to take training in the same subject area, and/or have organisation-specific ideas for learning and development.

Programme Overview

Session 1

  • Introduction to structural appraisal
  • General behaviour of structures
  • Types of buildings and their foundations

Session 2

  • Causes of structural damage
  • Superstructure
  • Substructure
  • Deterioration
  • Shrinkage and expansion

Session 3

  • Methods of investigation
  • Desktop study and initial appraisal
  • Visual site inspection
  • Structural survey
  • Structural monitoring

Session 4

  • Interpretation of results of investigation
  • Causes and indicators
  • Masonry and ground
  • Timber
  • Sudden damage
Learning Objectives
At the completion of the training, the trainees will be able to:
  • Define the term “structural appraisal”
  • List and categorise the causes of structural damage
  • Identify methods of investigation based on the visual tell-tales.
Who Should Enrol?
This eLearning training course is suitable for:
  • Civil engineers
  • Structural engineers
  • Building surveyors
  • Contractors
  • Loss adjusters 
  • Insurers
  • Those who have a stake in the maintenance and repairs of buildings.

A basic understanding of civil engineering practice and terminology is required.

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