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>Afternoon seminar – LGBTQ+ awareness training</h4>

Afternoon seminar – LGBTQ+ awareness training

The Scottish Regional Group are holding an interactive online training with activities.

Date ‐ 5 July 2022
Price ‐ Free
Course
two people at a desk looking over a contract

Contract law for engineers

This one-day, online course covers the practical issues arising from commercial contracts.

Date ‐ 5 July 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £305 - £465 + VAT
Exam preparation
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Chartered Membership exam preparation course

A Chartered Membership exam preparation online course intended for candidates and those interested in writing the exam.

Date ‐ 10 July 2022
Price ‐ Free
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<h4>Structural engineering with bamboo</h4>

Structural engineering with bamboo

This course will equip attendees with practical knowledge about structural design with bamboo stems (culms). The course considers aspects of concept design, detailed design and durability by design.

Date ‐ 13 July 2022
Location ‐ Online
Price ‐ £265 - £395 + VAT
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<h4>Modern solutions for repairing, strengthening and waterproofing concrete (sponsored content)</h4>

Modern solutions for repairing, strengthening and waterproofing concrete (sponsored content)

This sponsored seminar by Mapei will focus on the principles and practices of Structural Below Ground Waterproofing, and it will cover many aspects of waterproofing, including best practices for good QA and monitoring of workmanship on site.

Date ‐ 6 September 2022
Location ‐ The Institution of Structural Engineers
Price ‐ Free
Course
<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
Course
looking upwards surrounded by tall buildings

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
Course
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
Course
<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
Course
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
An image from a 2017 lecture showing computational design of a structure

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

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