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Mastering Structural Inspections


The intent of this short course is to provide practical methodology for inspecting the condition of a building's structure and envelope for the purpose of carrying out a Building Condition Assessment and identifying problematic and dysfunctional elements. This course is a compilation of basic information, procedures, and references.

Why Should an Individual Attend?

  • Understand the principles and methodologies of structural condition assessment as a tool for the design of construction operations.
  • Learn about the building envelope systems, component features and materials.
  • Learn how structural condition assessment can be structured to respond to specific project conditions and construction activities.
  • Case studies and practical references


  • Identify elements to inspect in building structures.
  • Identify and quantify structural defects.
  • Specify maintenance requirements to ensure safety and avoid asset destruction.
  • Adequate reporting on structural condition assessments.

Program Outline

  • Introduction & Overview
  • Assessment Procedures (approach, preliminary and detailed assessments)
  • Structural Materials Assessments (Concrete, Metals, Masonry, Wood)
  • Evaluation Procedures
  • Evaluation of Structural Materials
  • Remedial Action / Repairs
  • Report writing

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Technologists
  • Technicians
Type: Online
Validation Number/s: CESA-1759-08/2023
CPD Points: 1
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
R 2 960.00 excl. VAT
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Fri 30 July 2021  08:30 to 16:30

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