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Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing Training

Ideal for those involved in the design, planning and installation of any structural waterproofing project below ground, our surveyor in structural waterproofing training course is also the perfect foundation study for those looking to take the Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing (CSSW) examination.

The three day training course is open to both PCA members and non-members alike and offers the latest in best practice, as well as providing updates for professionals in the industry.  To find out more or to ask a question, get in touch with us on 01480 400 000.

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Main topics covered

- Basement waterproofing - Type A systems - Type B systems - Type C systems - BS8102 - Waterproofing design - Surveying existing structures


Structural waterproofing training course outline

Over three days this course provides candidates with a thorough understanding of all forms of waterproofing in both new build and existing structures, reflecting the guidance and standards laid out in BS 8102: 2022 – Code of Practice for protection of below ground structures against water ingress.

Day 1 – Principles of Structural Waterproofing
  • Waterproofing and design
  • Different forms of waterproofing
  • Anticipated defects
  • Different methods of repair
  • Design philosophy
  • Building construction
Day 2 – BS 8102 – Type A & Type B Systems
  • Products & material types
  • Render technology
  • Other waterproofing systems
  • Theory for waterproofing structures
Day 3 – BS 8102 – Type C Systems
  • Cavity drain systems
  • Waterproof system maintenance
  • Surveying existing structures
  • Preparation for installing waterproofing

Benefits of the Structural waterproofing training

The PCA’s structural waterproofing training course offers an intensive theoretical training opportunity for basements, cellars and below ground projects. The course provides candidates with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to successfully diagnose problems and recommend solutions related to structural waterproofing problems.

The course is a fantastic opportunity for those in the sector to enhance and expand their knowledge of structural waterproofing, but is of particular interest to those hoping to use the course as a ‘stepping stone’ to sitting the CSSW examination to become a qualified structural waterproofing surveyor.

The PCA is the voice of authority in the structural waterproofing industry and as such, our industry leading training and qualifications are recognised and respected across the entirety of the property preservation industry.

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Contact us about the structural waterproofing course

To find out more about the surveyor in structural waterproofing course and for information on how to apply and book your preferred dates then simply give us a call on 01480 400 000 or complete our enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

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