The Basement Waterproofing Association offers a series of Training Courses given by members of the Association.
The courses are ideal for Architects, Engineers, Surveyors and Building Control Officers as well as for Builders and specialist Basement Conversion Contractors.
The Structural Waterproofing Course is a 3 Day Event, normally held regionally twice a year.
Day 1: Basic Principles of Structural Waterproofing
- Cavity membrane systems
- Pump Systems
- Cementitious systems
- Salt contamination
- Induced stresses
- Types of systems
- Selecting systems
- Combining systems
- Conforming to BS 8102
Day 2: Surveying, Measurement, Science, and Quotation
- Measuring Techniques
- Water tables
- Structural Slabs
- Producing an accurate quotation
- Contact Law
- Risks of failure
Day 3: Principles of Cementitious and Cavity Drain Systems
- Application of cementitious slurries
- Render Mixes
- Water proofing additives
- Wall preparation
- Salt inhibitors
- Sulphate attack
The course will provide education, knowledge and skills required to undertake domestic and commercial surveys in respect of designing basement waterproofing systems.
Cost £540.00 + VAT per delegate (excludes accommodation and meals).