Full CPD Programme

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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September 2018

Wednesday 26 September 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1245: HMS WARRIOR – A SURVEYOR'S PERSPECTIVE

This course will look at complex issues of conservation of a variety of materials and procurement challenges within specialised skill areas.

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October 2018

Wednesday 3 October 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1246: PARTY WALLS, ACCESS AND OTHER NEIGHBOURLY 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 3 October 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1247: SUBSIDENCE AND SETTLEMENT: GETTING IT RIGHT

Damage resulting from movement caused by subsidence and settlement remains one of the principle problems affecting buildings but it is commonly misunderstood.

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Wednesday 10 October 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1248: BUILDING REGULATIONS IN 2018

Understanding and working with the Building Regulations is essential for the success of all development projects.

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Wednesday 10 October 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1249: FIRE SAFETY IN BUILDINGS

This course examines the essential principles of fire safety and the requirements of the Building Regulations including the application of BS9999.

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Wednesday 17 October 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1250: PROCUREMENT AND TENDER DOCUMENTATION

The ever-changing needs of the quantity surveyor are discussed in the context of procurement and tender documentation.

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Wednesday 17 October 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1251: JAPANESE KNOTWEED: PROPERTY IMPLICATIONS

When the Information Paper Japanese Knotweed and Residential Property was published in 2012, it immediately became the most downloaded Information Paper ever produced by RICS.

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1252: THE CDM REGULATIONS: AN UPDATE

All property professionals need to know and understand the CDM Regulations, how they affect projects and to be confident about working with them.

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1253: DILAPIDATIONS

Disputes relating to dilapidations remain as high as ever on the agenda, possibly higher given the severity of the financial pressures on both tenants and landlords and the slow and uncertain emergence from recession.

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November 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1254: PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

Professional liability remains a constant concern for all property professionals, particularly in the light of recent case law.

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Wednesday 7 November 2018

1:30pm-4:45pm

1255: CONSTRUCTION LAW IN 2018

Every construction professional needs to be fully up-to-date with developments in all aspects of the design, procurement and execution of projects, both as they affect the success of the project itself and the risk exposure of those professionals working on it.

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1256: LEASEHOLD ENFRANCHISEMENT (LEASES AND FREEHOLDS) – HOW TO GET IT RIGHT

Leasehold enfranchisement remains an important area of valuation practice that needs specialised knowledge and skills.

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1257: CONSTRUCTION AND PROPERTY TAXATION

Property professionals often believe tax is not that relevant to their day job – but understanding the tax impact can improve the yield on investments, boost client cash flows, or simply save them money.

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1258: UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF DAMPNESS AND DECAY IN BUILDINGS

Practitioners and property owners need to be able to distinguish between condensation and dampness, to recognise the causes in specific cases and to make judgements as to how they may be dealt with.

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1259: MAKING COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS ENERGY EFFICIENT

It is estimated that lighting, heating and cooling our existing domestic and commercial buildings account for approximately 44 per cent of carbon emissions in England and Wales, and 80 per cent of the buildings we will occupy in 2050 have already been built.

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

9:20am-12:40pm

1260: ACCOUNTING FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS

This course provides an overview of key financial and accounting issues relating to land, property and construction.

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1261: ACCOUNTING VALUATION ISSUES

This course provides a deeper understanding of the financial statements, with a particular focus on the importance of cash flow.

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December 2018

Wednesday 5 December 2018

9:20pm-12:40pm

1262: UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PRACTICE IN BUILDING SERVICES

New regulations and the ever-changing expectations of occupiers lead to constant changes in the choice of building services available.

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Wednesday 5 December 2018

1:50pm-5:10pm

1263: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

All Chartered Institutions have a strong code of ethics. This event will provide an overview of the key components of this code.

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February 2019

Wednesday 27 February 2019

9:20pm-12:40pm

1264: WATERPROOFING BELOW GROUND STRUCTURES AND EXISTING BASEMENTS

Structural waterproofing is the term that describes methods used to prevent groundwater entering building structures that are below ground, which is required when a new underground structure is created or an existing basement is refurbished to provide a usable or habitable space.

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Wednesday 27 February 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1265: BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT FOR ORGANISATIONS

This course looks at how organisations can improve their business skills.

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March 2019

Wednesday 6 March 2019

9:20am-12:40pm

1266: PARTY WALLS, HEALTH AND SAFETY AND OTHER LEGISLATION

The concept of a party wall is at first sight relatively straightforward, but in reality is highly complex.

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Wednesday 6 March 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1267: LOOKING FOR ASBESTOS

Understanding and managing asbestos risks in buildings is still a major concern for property professionals.

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Wednesday 13 March 2019

9:20am-12:40pm

1268: HEALTH AND SAFETY – MANAGING THE CHANGING WORKPLACE

The world of work is evolving at a rapid place, which affects the types of hazards and risks that can impact those at work or affected by work practices.

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Wednesday 13 March 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1269: STATISTICS FOR NON-STATISTICIANS

This course provides a refresher on how to collect, appraise and analyse data to form statistics.

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Wednesday 20 March 2019

9:20am-12:40pm

1270: CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

This course outlines the changing nature of construction project management environment with the rapid development of construction technology.

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Wednesday 20 March 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1271: THERMAL IMAGING BUILDING SURVEYS

This course provides an introduction to new building thermographic survey and image analysis techniques that have been developed to quantify the extent and severity of thermal anomalies in new-build and refurbished residential and commercial buildings.

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Wednesday 27 March 2019

9:20am-12:40pm

1272: THE PLANNING SYSTEM IN 2019

Planning is characterised by continuous change in legislation, procedures, practice and case law and practitioners struggle to keep abreast of it all.

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Wednesday 27 March 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1273: HOUSING ISSUES: SUPPLY AND AFFORDABILITY

Housing supply has not kept up with demand and output of both private and social housing for several years.

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April 2019

Wednesday 3 April 2019

9:20pm-5:10pm

1274: COMMERCIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT LAW – ALL DAY WORKSHOP

The law of landlord and tenant is central to the work of all professionals dealing with commercial property. This workshop provides practitioners and APC candidates a refresher on current law.

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May 2019

Wednesday 1 May 2019

9:20am-12:40pm

1275: BUILDING DEFECTS AND SURVEYS

The University of Portsmouth has its own detached property, a former Caretaker's ‘Lodge’ that has been turned into a ’laboratory’ for the study of building surveys.

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Wednesday 1 May 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1276: BUILDING DEFECTS AND SURVEYS

The University of Portsmouth has its own detached property, a former Caretaker's ‘Lodge’ that has been turned into a ’laboratory’ for the study of building surveys.

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Wednesday 15 May 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1277: UNDERSTANDING TREES, PROPERTY AND LIABILITY

Trees, apart from their visual and environmental contribution, can also contribute to concerns for property owners and surveyors.

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Wednesday 22 May 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1278: FORT NELSON

Fort Nelson lies to the north of Portsmouth on Portsdown Hill. Construction started in 1862 and was part of a ring of forts constructed to surround Portsmouth to protect it from advances in gun technology.

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June 2019

Wednesday 5 June 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1279: LONDON KING'S CROSS REVISITED

In 2001, Argent, was selected as development partner by the land-owners, in the creation of a new mixed-use neighbourhood, with its own postcode, N1C.

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Wednesday 12 June 2019

1:50pm-5:10pm

1280: APPRENTICE CPD DAY

This course is designed to provide an overview of the latest developments within the RICS and other professional institutions.

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July 2019

Wednesday 10 July 2019

1:00pm-4:00pm

1281: APC WORKSHOP

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

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