Overview

Why should I consider this course?

Domestic construction continues to evolve following a myriad of changes in building regulations and styles over the decades, which has resulted in the use of different materials and construction techniques, therefore correctly estimating the age of a dwelling can prove to be a challenge.

Event programme

Why do I need to undertake this course?

Surveyors, Energy Assessors, Estate Agents and other property professionals who need to correctly estimate the age of dwelling will find this course beneficial.  Descriptions and photographs will show:

  • Common design styles and typical construction methods and materials
  • Materials and construction techniques typical for certain periods
  • Provide helpful clues on where to look at dwellings to gather this information, including window styles, roof pitch levels, façade, ornamentation and room layouts.

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered on-line for learning at your computer and has an award of 3 hours CPD.  The course concludes with a multiple choice assessment.

Intended audience

  • Surveyors
  • Domestic Energy Assessors
  • Estate agents
£40.00 + VAT
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Course Author(s)

Mike Jaggs

Associate Director, BRE Academy

Mike is a construction engineer with over 25 years of post-graduate experience. He has an MSc from University College London in Refurbishment and has expertise in sustainability, indoor air quality, radon and Building Regulations Part L, specifically airtightness and infrared thermography. He is qualified in delivering adult education and has experience of delivering a range of courses and qualifications.

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