Eurocode 6: Masonry Design (Glasgow)


This course provides participants with detailed knowledge of masonry design to Eurocode 6. It will also cover the supporting European Committee for Standardization standards (explaining various parts and coverage) and the National Annexes for Eurocodes (the necessary information to make Eurocode 6 useable in the UK).

Learning outcomes      

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Explain design using masonry to Eurocode 6
  • Design for vertical load
  • Design for lateral load
  • Identify and locate relevant information to support your future designs


Professor John Roberts is an independent consultant and the Principal of the Technical Innovation Consultancy, which specialises in supporting innovation in construction. He has produced over 50 reports as an expert witness and over 130 papers and publications dealing with aspects of the design and construction of concrete and masonry buildings. He has extensive experience working on British Standards and Codes of Practice, and is a member of the British Standards Institution head committee for Eurocodes.

He currently chairs the UK panel for Eurocode 6 (Masonry) and is the UK Project Team member for the revision of the Code. He is President-elect of the International Masonry Society and Chairman of the International Advisory Panel for Masonry International. He is a Council member of the Institute of Concrete Technology and Chairman of their Examination Committee.

Intended for

Structural engineers interested in the design of masonry to Eurocode 6.

Entry criteria    

A civil or structural engineering degree or an equivalent qualification.

Associated publication

Many of our courses have an associated, Institution-published manual or guide. Enjoy an exclusive 50% discount on a printed copy of the publication when you attend this course.

Coming soon: we're about to publish the second edition of the Manual for the design of plain masonry in building structures to Eurocode 6. Order your copy when you book this course and we'll post the new edition to you when it's ready.
Email your request to before the course, attaching your Eventbrite ticket as proof of participation.

Please note: If we have not received enough bookings to break even one month before the date of the course, we will have to cancel it. So if you are interested, please don’t delay booking your place.

Event Information

Eventbrite - Masonry Design to Eurocode 6 (Glasgow)

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date

10:00 - 17:30

£290 + VAT for Members
£370 + VAT for Non Members

IET Glasgow: Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square,Glasgow, G1 4DB

John Roberts

Event Association
Eurocode 6

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