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Take steps to become a qualified building surveyor and learn what work goes into a building or property inspection, the skills desired for this role, and the career opportunities in this field, with the Building Surveyor Training course. This course has been designed to provide an in-depth introduction to property surveying – from the different types of survey, to how to conduct a report.

This course explores in detail the procedures of a building survey, how to check a building for defects, what to look for when assessing a building, and the structure of a building surveyor report. This course is ideal for beginners who are new to the field and require basic training. Key topics include contracts and fees, external inspections, damage assessment and building safety.

Highlights of the Building Surveyor Training:

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Building Surveyor Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

On successful completion of this course, learners will have the fundamental skills and knowledge to kickstart a career in building surveying, with the potential to earn a high salary. Related professions in this field include:

  • Chartered Building Surveyor
  • Apprentice Building Surveyor
  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor 
  • Project Surveyor

Course Curriculum

Building Surveyor Training
Module 01: Building Survey: An Introduction 00:46:00
Module 02: Building Law Principles 00:29:00
Module 03: Building Procurement and Contract Administration 00:51:00
Module 04: Building Information Modelling 00:34:00
Module 05: Building Technology 00:32:00
Module 06: The Procedure of Building Survey and Surveys of Historic Buildings 00:21:00
Module 07: Beginning of the Survey: Foundation and In-depth Survey in Walls 00:23:00
Module 08: Ground Level Investigation: Floors and Investigation Above the Ground: Roofs and Chimneys 00:25:00
Module 09: Inspection of Joinery and Woodwork 00:22:00
Module 10: Finishes and Surfaces of the Building 00:17:00
Module 11: Services Inspection 00:17:00
Module 12: Building Pathology 00:23:00
Module 13: Building Adaption 00:37:00
Module 14: Understanding Work Breakdown Structure 00:14:00
Module 15: Report Writing 00:18:00
Module 16: Legal Aspects 00:18:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Building Surveyor Training 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Building Surveyor Training 00:20:00
(Optional) Assignment
Assignment – Building Surveyor Training 01:10:00

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