Events and training

Our busy international events programme provides great opportunities for members to network with peers and develop their knowledge.

NOTICE

face-to-face events are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Explore our expanding range of online events, including webinars, for other CPD opportunities.

CPD courses, conferences and other face-to-face events will resume in the autumn.


We offer a programme of events at HQ and around the world including:
and trained tailoring for structural engineers including:

Upcoming events and training courses

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<h4>Fire engineering - An introduction for structural engineers</h4>

Fire engineering - An introduction for structural engineers

CPD course covering fire engineering, concrete, steel, timber structures and structural design

Date ‐ 7 September 2022
Location ‐ Lecture Theatre M, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH
Price ‐ £175
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Design and analysis of tall buildings

This popular course includes guidance on the design, stability, safety and performance of tall buildings.

Date ‐ 12 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
Course
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Client appointments and terms of engagement: a legal toolkit

This one day, face-to-face course enables engineers to understand, evaluate and negotiate confidently the commercial or legal terms of proposed contracts with clients.

Date ‐ 14 September 2022
Location ‐ The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price ‐ £305 - £465 + VAT
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highrise apartment blocks

Eurocode 4: composite design

This course supports the practising designer with the transition to Eurocode-based design for composite building structures. It will enable you to understand the essential requirements of this code for your structural design, how the code operates and how it can support you.

Date ‐ 14 September 2022
Location ‐ The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
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<h4>Communication skills for engineers</h4>

Communication skills for engineers

This two days, face-to-face course teaches engineers communication skills, building on specific engineering scenarios and examples.

Date ‐ 19 September 2022
Location ‐ The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price ‐ £565 - £835 + VAT
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Blackpool seafront flood defence

Resilience-based design of structures

This interactive online course will share current state-of-the-art frameworks for the adoption of resilience-based design in professional practice, demonstrating advantages compared to a traditional prescriptive design and providing examples of how they benefit the client.

Date ‐ 19 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
Course
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Using computational design in practice

This practical course introduces engineers to various computational design methods and systems. You will experiment with visual programming (using Grasshopper) and text-based programming (using C#). You will see how automation can improve engineers’ workflows. No previous experience is required.

Date ‐ 20 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £485 - £715
Course
A large horizontal metal structure projects from the side of a tall building.

Wind loading on structures to EN 1991-1-4

This course introduces EN 1991-1-4 for determining wind actions on structures. It outlines the basic principles behind the code and covers each step of the procedure for calculating the wind loads on structures. Attention is given to important features introduced by the UK NA.

Date ‐ 20 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
Exam preparation
<h4>Preparation course for Chartered Membership</h4>

Preparation course for Chartered Membership

A part-time evening course to prepare candidates for the CM examination of The Institution of Structural Engineers is to be held in the North Thames Regional Group area starting 21 September 2022.

Date ‐ 21 September 2022
Price ‐ £323.99
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Dynamic response of wind-excited flexible structures

This course covers the theoretical background, technical aspects and Eurocode provisions for the analysis and design of flexible structures exposed to wind loads.

Date ‐ 21 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
Course
A bridge over a dry river bed

Net-zero structural design

A new course designed to enable you to design structures with net zero emissions. Delivered as a series of interactive online sessions across five weeks.

Date ‐ 22 September 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £485 - £715 + VAT
Course
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Dealing with domestic clients

This half-day, face-to-face course assists engineers working in the domestic sector for householders or small businesses.

Date ‐ 28 September 2022
Location ‐ The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price ‐ £215 - £325 + VAT

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