Building construction and defects
Whilst estate agents are not surveyors the greater your knowledge of how construction techniques and defects interlink, the more you are fully able to advise your clients.
Both parts of this course support the Propertymark Level 3 qualification in The Sale of Residential Property unit 4 entitled Property Appraisal and Basic Building Construction and defects.
Part A: Basic building construction
Part A will explain the differences between property styles and ages. It will provide an explanation of basic building construction with over 170 slides and 340 photographs covering :
- Roofs and roof coverings
- Gutters and downpipes
- Windows and doors
Part B: Common property defects and repair
The second part of this course identifies the major causes of defects in properties and how they can be repaired to help both sellers and buyers in the sale process, covering:
- Penetrating damp
- Rising damp
- Timber defects including wet and dry rot and beetle infestation
- Cracking to walls
- Foundation movement and underpinning
Our popular virtual classroom offers a streamlined version of our face-to-face courses. You will benefit from a dedicated session with our expert trainer from the comfort of your home or office. To enable the course to run smoothly, we ask that you mute your microphone unless asking a question and keep your camera on.
Our face-to-face courses adhere to the latest Government safety advice and you’ll benefit from the full lesson plan plus an increased level of interaction and group work. This is your chance to participate in group discussions with our expert trainer and other delegates on the course.
The safety of our staff and members remains our highest priority and we offer a full range of digital learning opportunities. All face-to-face courses organised by Propertymark will be conducted fully in line with the latest Government guidance.
If you or someone in your household are experiencing symptoms on the day or prior to the meeting, please inform us so we can cancel your booking and offer your place to our waiting list. If you have any questions please contact our Courses team on 01926 417 787 or email [email protected]
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