Below ground structures and basements

This course will include an outline of how water can build up in the soil and is likely to exert pressure (hydrostatic)on structures below ground and looking at the consequences of failure with detailed case studies. Considering waterproofing design and how a holistic approach from design to installation is critical. It will also give an insight into below ground construction, waterproofing types and grades of finish including content on installation good practice.




Appreciate where the focus areas should be for designing below ground structures

A working knowledge of what hydrostatic pressure is and it effects below ground structures

Understand how to be compliant

Receive a certificate of attendance from NHBC

Who should attend

Site Management Teams

Contract/Production Managers

It is ideal for those who are starting to see these construction details in their projects as well as those working in the industry who wish to update/refresh their knowledge.

What will you learn

Learn the fundaments of NHBC Standards Chapter 5.4 and associated industry guidance including BS8102:2009

Establish what is meant by Waterproofing grades

Have a working knowledge of NHBC Chapter 5.4 and BS8102:2009

Course Pricing

In-company £1,325 16
In-company (virtual) £1,250 14
Open £175 16
Open (virtual) £160 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Interested? Enquire and book today

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Below ground structures and basements (Virtual 1 day)

£160 +VAT

Available dates

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