February 6, 2024

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A few words from our tutor on what you can expect from this course

Course Description

This one-day training course provides attendees with an insight into several different building defects, how they occur, what can be done to prevent them from occurring in the first place, and different remediation techniques.  It will also demonstrate the best practice methods surveyors use during their inspections in order to identify building defects, and how to overcome common compliance challenges.

Attendees will gain an opportunity to ask questions specific to them and their projects, will leave with a greater understanding of the unique aspects of various defects, the variables involved in the building process & their impact on building performance.

Course Content

How to assess & remedy

-Asbestos, radon, pyrite and mica

-Condensation, mould growth and indoor air pollution

-Rising and penetrating damp  

-Timber defects including wet rot, dry rot and beetle infestation  

-Structural integrity including cracking and movement in foundations

-Drainage defects 

-Fire safety and remediation measures

-Flood risk 

-Building Control Common Compliance Challenges

-Challenge with Compliance and Requirements of Part D Agrément Certificates

-Modern Methods of Construction -the Gap between Off Site Factory Production Control & Onsite Construction

Who Should Attend?

This course will be of huge benefit to all in the construction sector with responsibility for avoiding or repairing construction defects, including engineers, contractors, architects, technical managers and those from local authorities and government department to name just a few.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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