Defects prevention: superstructure (Northern Ireland)

Training course overview

This course is designed to cover external wall construction identifying the common issues found by NHBC.

Through the exploration and discussion of real life examples of good and poor practice, you will leave this course better equipped to mitigate the most common defects found in external walls.

Who should attend

This course is for any site managers, assistant site managers, design teams and anyone else who wants an overview.

Why choose NHBC?

Understand common construction related issues and defects

Aims to give delegates an understanding of the common construction related issues which lead to defects and potential claims.

Develop an understanding of Claims

Develop an understanding of the main areas of Claims and the costs associated with resolving them.

Awareness of NHBC Standards

Gain awareness of the NHBC Standards and how they are interpreted.

What you will learn

  • Superstructure – external masonry construction
  • Insulation
  • Wall ties and their purpose
  • DPC around openings
  • Cavity trays over openings.

Course details

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