IStructE Course: Concrete Basements

11 Jul 2019


Date: Wednesday, 20th November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 17:30
Venue:  47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS
Price: Standard: (From) £333 + VAT & Members: (From) £261 + VAT


This course, by IStructE, the design of concrete basements to Eurocode 2, including waterproofing strategies, site constraints, ground movements, methods of construction, structural design and calculating crack widths.  

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:  

  • Identify the factors influencing the planning of a basement
  • Differentiate the options for waterproofing
  • Calculate crack widths
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of specification and workmanship  


Jenny Burridge is Head of Structural Engineering at the Concrete Centre, part of The Mineral Products Association. She is a chartered civil and structural engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the Construction Industry. She currently leads a team of structural engineers who advise engineers, architects and contractors on the uses of concrete both technically and practically.

Intended for

Graduate and junior structural engineers who are involved in the design of basements.  

Entry criteria

A basic understanding of the design of concrete is assumed.

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