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Kick start your career and get closer to professional registration with the Certificate in Structural Behaviour.
The certificate is an internationally recognised mark of competence that proves you have the skills valued by employers: fundamental knowledge and understanding of structural behaviour, including trusses, beams, plasticity, and dynamics.
The certificate also contributes to your Initial Professional Development (IPD) and Professional Review Interview (PRI).
To attain the certificate you must pass a two hour, online exam. The exam is invigilated by TestReach and comprises 20 multiple choice questions similar to the popular Structural Behaviour Course.
You can take the exam anywhere with an internet connection, at a time of your choosing.
The pass mark is 70%.
Student Members: £75
Other grades of membership: £150
Once you've registered your interest you'll have free access to the Structural Behaviour Course for two months so you can practise.
We'll be in touch within two weeks to arrange payment of the exam fee. You’ll then be able to book your exam date via TestReach.
Looks great on the CV – the certificate shows employers you have successfully transferred your skills and knowledge into the workplace
Complete your IPD - the certificate contributes to Objective 2.2
Get ahead in your PRI - you won’t be tested on structural behaviour if you have attained the certificate
Free access to the Structural Behaviour Course when you register for the certificate exam
Discounts on Graduate Membership fees for eligible members
"The certificate helped me improve my skills in approximate analysis and drawing bending moment and force diagrams. As a result, I was given the opportunity to work on new multibillion-dollar projects."
Kick start your career – the certificate shows employers you have the skills, knowledge and passion they’re looking for
Level playing field - it doesn’t matter where you studied or the accreditation of your degree, the certificate is recognised as proof of your competence by employers worldwide
Free Graduate Membership for 2.5 years once you graduate (for eligible members)
Get a head start on your IPD - contribute to Objective 2.2 and take a step towards professional registration before you’ve even finished your studies
"It's the only qualification that gives students the opportunity to achieve professional goals during their higher education. It gave me an extra edge over other candidates and helped me get a new job."
Get your employees closer to professional registration - the certificate contributes directly to their IPD
Great for staff retention - the certificate is an easy way to provide your employees with training and support
Seamless understanding - by signing up multiple employees, you'll ensure consistency of skills and knowledge across your team
Cost-effective - when you sign up your employees, they'll get 2 months' free access to the Structural Behaviour Course so they can practise
Bulk discount - get a discount on exam licence fees when you sign up multiple employees
Membership fees - eligible members are entitled to substantial discounts on their Graduate Membership fees
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“As part of Evolve’s career development process, we include the certificate on a checklist of targets designed to aid quick progression from Graduate to Project Engineer. It demonstrates that the mechanics learned at university have been developed and successfully transferred into the working environment.”
Once you've registered your interest in the certificate, you'll get 2 months' free access to the Structural Behaviour Course so you can practise.
"Have a go as often as you like"
The course consists of a 20 question online test which assesses elements of structural behaviour.
Return and take the test as man times as you like, developing confidence and a firm knowledge.
The test draws on a bank of over 200 questions, including trusses, beams, plasticity, and dynamics.
You'll receive detailed feedback on your answers allowing you to learn from your mistakes.
Don't forget, if you're a Student Member you already have free access to the course.
"Practising for the exam using the Structural Behaviour Course showed my strengths and the areas that required improvement. It was a good way to re-learn fundamental skills that had become rusty from using so much software day-to-day."
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