Construction and Building Envelope Inspection


Date and Venue

March 27, 2023 - March 31, 2023
Nicon Luxury Hotel Abuja
June 12, 2023 - June 16, 2023
Top Rank Hotels Galaxy, Ikeja, Lagos
Aug. 21, 2023 - Aug. 25, 2023
Premier Hotel Ibadan, Oyo State
Nov. 20, 2023 - Nov. 24, 2023
University of Ibadan Guest Houses



Inspection is observation of construction for conformance with the approved design documents. This training program will highlight and cover all the inspection & testing aspects for concrete and steel structure construction, and building envelope. The training course will enable individuals, who are in the inspection and testing field or want to be a specialist inspector, to understand the nature and the importance of this function.

This training course will help the attendees to understand the types of inspection and testing involved in a construction project, which are mandatory to assure the quality of materials used as well as the workmanship.


This program is suitable to a wide range of professionals: Architects, Engineers, Practicing Building Construction Inspectors, Project Engineers, NDE Lab Personnel, Technicians and Technologists involved with building construction.


At the end of this program, participants will:

  1. be familiar with testing and inspection techniques of engineering materials
  2. be familiar with workmanship in building construction
  3. be Familiar with NDE for the steel and welding
  4. have the capability to inspect the finishing work activity
  5. acquire skills for testing and inspection of road construction: the ways and skills for the inspection

Day One: On-site Quality Management System & Inspection

  1. Total quality management system
  2. What is inspection, why is inspection needed?
  3. What components require special inspection?
  4. What are the role and responsibilities of special inspectors?

Day Two: General Inspection Guidelines

  1. Field inspectors, Earthwork inspection
  2. Concrete construction inspection,
  3. Structural masonry inspection
  4. Shotcrete inspection,
  5. Concrete NDT

Day Three: Steel Structure Inspection Guidelines

  1. Structural steel inspection
  2. Anchor bolts, dowels, and hold-down system inspections
  3. Non-destructive testing
  4. Level II and level III NDE
  5. Welding inspector
  6. Fireproofing inspection
  7. Test method for determining concrete floor flatness and levelness (F-Numbers)
  8. Classification of soils for engineering purposes

Day Four: Inspection Guidelines

  1. Part I – Soil Inspection Guidelines
  2. Field inspectors
  3. Soil inspection on site
  4. Earthwork inspection
  5. Asphaltic concrete inspection
  6. Part II – Architectural Inspection Guidelines
  7. What makes up the building envelope?

Day Five: Architectural Work Inspection Guidelines

  1. Plastering and painting types and inspection
  2. Tiles materials inspection
  3. Exterior cladding systems
  4. Deck and below-grade waterproofing
  5. Doors, windows, and other wall penetrations
  6. Compatibility of building envelope components for blast resistance
  7. Review of work and closure.