Module 4: roof design and construction. This session focuses on the design of roof coverings including chimneys and stacks.
This course provides a basic grounding in building construction for those who are new to the field of housing, where job requirements include the inspection and surveying of domestic dwellings. The fundamentals of building construction course will be a detailed introduction to commonly used building terms, which intends to demystify the jargon used in the construction industry.
We have developed a series of five two-hour training module sessions so you can tailor training needs to your requirements. All elements from the building foundations to the roof will be considered, and there will be coverage of traditional methods of building construction, signs of failure of building components and potential remedies.
Who should attend?
These bitesize sessions will appeal to all newly qualified environmental health officers, housing surveyors and managers from both the public and private sectors.
Which module is right for me?
Each module is stand-alone and you don’t have to attend all of them. However, if you wished to do so, we do recommend that you attend in ascending order (1 to 5).
CPD: 2 hours
Final module in this series is:
Module 5: services installed into properties. Concentrating mainly on drainage and water supply, this session will look at the services into a property, including electrical and gas installation.
Date available to book: