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Defects in Cavity Construction

Cavity walls is one of our favoured forms of construction and has been used around the UK for almost a century. Property professionals will be seeing them on a daily basis but do we fully know how to recognise defects, understand what causes them and the possible remedations. 

As well as thinking about the mechanisms for failure, our Defects in Cavity Construction course will explore inspection and assessment techniques, offer recommendations and explore the means of delivering solutions to problems that are discovered. To find out more, give us call on 01480 400 000 or contact us online.

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Who is this training course for?

Our defects in cavity construction training course is designed for those already involved or who wish to become involved in the surveying of buildings. Ideally delegates should have a background in surveying, construction as well as some related skill, knowledge or experience.


Structure of the cavity wall training 

This one-day course will look at the history, function of cavity walls and how to investigate and diagnosis and repair defects associated with:

Structure of the course:
  • Bridged or blocked cavities
  • Corroded or inadequate cavity wall ties
  • Interstitial condensation
  • Thermal bridging
  • Implications of retrofit installation – internal, external and when places within the cavity
  • Other common structural defects

Benefits of the training

  • Understand defects in cavity construction
  • Recognise the mechanisms for failure and the ability to advise your client appropriately
  • The drive to make homes more energy efficient will also result in your skill-set being more in-demand than ever before.
  • Ability to offer specialist advise and solutions

Contact us - Defects in Cavity Construction training

To find out more about our Defects in Cavity Construction training or to simply ask a few questions, feel free to contact our training team by calling 01480 400 000 or send us your enquiry by completing our online contact form below.

Alternatively, if you want to book your place now, click on the 'Book Now' button at the top of the page or on any of the 'available dates'. 

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