This course is designed for students who wish to develop their competence and skills in the undertaking of building maintenance and repair works to buildings but may also be of benefit to students who already have a working knowledge and wish to further improve their competence.
The course content consists of lessons as below, a reference book and supplementary reading material.
1 - Purpose of Building Maintenance
2 - Types of Maintenance
3 - Planning Operations
4 - Foundation Defects
5 - External Wall defects
6 - Door & Window Defects
7 - Roof & Chimney Defects
8 - Floors, Stairs & Internal Walls
9 - Building Services Defects
10 - Schedule of Work
11 - Pricing of Contract Documentation
On completion of the course the student should be able to identify the necessary maintenance works to be undertaken to a building and identify minor repair works needed to prolong the life of the building. On satisfactory completion of the course a Premier School of Building diploma (single subject) will be awarded.
The course may be commenced at any time and should be completed within 3 months (i.e.80 hours of study), depending on previous knowledge, although we allow 6 months for completion.