Full CPD Programme

February 2018

Wednesday 21 February 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1223: Boundary Disputes

Boundary disputes can be costly, acrimonious and at times almost war like. This CPD seminar will explain the key issues involved in disputes. The resolution of disputes will be discussed within the need for accurate evidence.

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Wednesday 21 February 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1224: Survey and Building Inspections using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Surveying the exterior of buildings is being transformed through the use of small autonomous flying vehicles sometimes known as drones. However the use of these vehicles, in a professional sense, is strictly regulated and users need to be licenced.

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1225: Waste Water

The problem of disposing of waste water is common to all properties. Disposal of rain water is relatively straightforward when compared to the problems of disposing of water containing sewage and other contaminants.

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

1:30pm-4:45pm

1226: Waste Water

The problem of disposing of waste water is common to all properties. Disposal of rain water is relatively straightforward when compared to the problems of disposing of water containing sewage and other contaminants.

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March 2018

Wednesday 7 March 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1227: Construction and Engineering Disputes – the Importance of Contracts

This course covers the importance of establishing effective contracts looking at both contentious and non-contentious matters. This course is suitable for land, property and construction professionals.

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Wednesday 7 March 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1228: Party Walls, Health and Safety and Practical Issues

Legislation in the form of the Party Wall Act 1996 forms a basis for the management/development of a party wall but there are many other issues to consider.

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Wednesday 14 March 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1230: Commercial Property Law: An Update

This course considers key risks and changes in the law affecting acquisition and development of land and commercial landlord and tenant law.

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

9:20am-5:10pm

1231: Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law ALL DAY workshop

This day workshop provides a means by which practitioners, who need to refresh their knowledge, and APC candidates can get themselves up to speed.

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Wednesday 28 March 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1232: The Planning System in 2018

Planning is characterised by continuous change in legislation, procedures, practice and case law and practitioners struggle to keep abreast of it all. This annual course is designed to meet the need for a concise and accessible update.

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Wednesday 28 March 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1233: Housing Issues: Supply and Affordability

Shortage of supply inevitably creates upward pressure on prices and gives rise to complex and multi-faceted affordability issues. This course identifies the key issues, examines the underlying causes, draws on international comparisons and considers possible solutions.

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April 2018

Wednesday 18 April 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1234: Looking for Asbestos

Understanding and managing asbestos risks in buildings remain major concerns for property professionals. There are still large numbers of non-domestic buildings containing asbestos in some form and its presence poses continuing problems for their maintenance, repair, modernisation, alteration and redevelopment.

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Wednesday 18 April 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1235: Understanding the Effects of Dampness and Decay in Buildings

Moisture in buildings continues to present problems, even though awareness of the need for energy conservation and changes to the building regulations have influenced both the design of buildings and the behaviour of their occupiers.

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Wednesday 25 April 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1236: Residential Surveys, Valuations and Reports: Current Practice

Residential surveyors and valuers are finding their skills increasingly in demand, both from the public and from corporate clients. This course will provides a detailed examination of selected topics of current interest and relevance, utilising real life examples and illustrations to identify practical principles for everyday application.

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Wednesday 25 April 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1237: Mind the Gap: Remote Sensing

This course provides an overview of the increasing sophisticated techniques available to the surveyor through the use of infrared surveys and thermal imaging.

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May 2018

Wednesday 2 May 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1238: Building Defects and Surveys

The University of Portsmouth has its own detached property, a former Caretakers ‘Lodge’ that has been turned into a lab for the study of building surveys. The lodge will be the location for this CPD enabling delegates to have a hands on approach in this seminar.

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Wednesday 2 May 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1239: Building Defects and Surveys

The University of Portsmouth has its own detached property, a former Caretakers ‘Lodge’ that has been turned into a lab for the study of building surveys. The lodge will be the location for this CPD enabling delegates to have a hands on approach in this seminar.

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Wednesday 16 May 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1240: Understanding Trees, Property and Liability

Trees apart from their visual and environmental contribution can also contribute to concerns for property owners and surveyors. This course looks at the conditions that give rise to tree problems, examines the specific circumstances in which tree damage occurs and reviews the case law with regard to both damage and the owner’s duty of care.

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Wednesday 23 May 2018

9:20am-5:10pm

1241: Introduction to Building Information Management: A Taster Day

This course responds to the need for skilled BIM professionals, not only in the use of the technology, but in its implementation, from design, to procurement, to financial management and throughout the life of a building.

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June 2018

Wednesday 6 June 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1242: The Development of Boathouse 4 and the International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

Constructed in a hurry and partly completed in 1939 the vast structure of Boathouse 4 has been restored and opened to the public as a Boatbuilding and Heritage Skills Training Centre.

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1243: CEMAST and the Daedalus Enterprise Zone

The Solent Enterprise Zone stems from a decommissioned military airfield formerly known as HMS Daedalus. It was designated as one of 24 national enterprise zones in 2012 by government to support businesses and create economic growth. Within this is the Zone the Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training (CEMAST).

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July 2018

Wednesday 11 July 2018

1:00pm-4:00pm

1244: APC Workshop

This course has been designed to support candidates for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence.

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