Residential Property Defects - Damp


1.5 Hours Formal CPD

On average, the UK has to cope with a high level of rain water each year, and thus damp is potentially a problem affecting all buildings.


Available Classes

Date Price Use Coins
20 July 2018 - 9:30am
Use 8 Academy Coins

Course information

Web Class Summary

This class takes an in-depth look at the common forms of dampness and how it affects buildings. It includes an explanation of the common causes of dampness, the consequences and rectification of rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. The trainer will advise on diagnosis and investigation techniques and the use of damp meters and other instruments.

Who Should Attend

  • General practice surveyors undertaking domestic property inspections,
  • Property professionals from other pathways wishing to improve their knowledge of property defects
  • Graduate/junior building surveyors

Web Class Pre-requisites

It is beneficial if you have some experience in conducting residential mortgage valuations and/or pre-purchase surveys but not necessary.


It will be interactive and include practical examples, and will be followed by an open question and answer session.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the main causes of damp affecting buildings
  • Differentiate between the different types of damp present
  • Advise on the consequences of damp and its spreading effect on buildings
  • Suggest relevant investigation techniques
  • Presenter


    Paul Kilvington

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 20 July 2018 - 9:30am

    Presenter: Paul Kilvington

    Member price: £40.00

    Price: £40.00

    Course Type: Web Class