Upcoming Training Programmes

Whether you’re a trainee working towards Chartered Membership or an established professional seeking 
up-skilling or refresher training, we have options to 
suit all needs.  

Our Spring 2020 courses are now available to book! 

Register  for a course today!

About the Courses

Conservation & Evaluation of Historic Buildings 
20 Hours CPD

The SCSI Conservation Accreditation Course is run on behalf of the SCSI by the Dublin Civic Trust over a period of 5 weeks. 

You'll Learn: 

  • An introduction to the philosophy, principles and practice of architectural conservation in Ireland

  • Surveyors accredited to Grade III should be able to provide general advice on conservation matters in the context of the areas of practice covered by their specific division within the Society

Landlord & Tenant Course 
20 Hours CPD |  Delivered over 4 days with 2 full days and 2 half days

The course takes a commercial focus and aims to equip professionals to give reasoned advice to clients on key aspects of Landlord & Tenant issues.  

You'll Learn: 

  • Categories of tenancy and how to deal with issues prior to entering a lease

  • Key legislation and what it means for you as a professional

  • Contracts, formalities and creation of a lease, the Residential Tenancies and Multi-Unit Development Acts and how these apply in practice

Real Estate & Debt Equity 
6 Hours CPD | 1 day course

The course will introduce you to the key risks and issues in Commercial Real Estate Debt Finance.

You'll Learn: 

  • How to deal with banks, private equity, alternative lenders, JVs, & funding partners to finance property deals

  • Understanding modelling financial metrics will help you negotiate better financing or obtain/provide funding for property deals

Property Investor & Real Estate Analyst 
4 Hours CPD | 2 day evening course 

You'll Learn: 

  • How to make better investment and acquisition decisions via data analysis

  •  Calculating and understanding investment metrics (IRR, Equity Multiples, NPV, Worth)

  •  Financial analysis and modelling for rent-generating real estate deals and acquisitions

Property Developer
4 Hours CPD | Two day evening course 

You'll Learn: 

  • How to make better development decisions by modelling and understanding development metrics such as Profit on Cost, Site Residual, IRR and Profit on GDV and development appraisals

  • Sensitivity analyses will be used to enhance your understanding of how to lever profits and mitigate development risks in development projects

Property Debt Finance Overview 
2 Hours CPD 

You'll Learn: 

  • Methods for adding and modelling debt to be able to fund property acquisitions and investments and development projects

  • How to calculate and understand  geared and levered financial performance metrics that lenders and investors care about

Excel for Real Estate Bootcamp 
6 Hours CPD | 1 day course

This course is  the first step to mastering the basic, intermediate and advanced features of Excel to provide better quality data analysis if you work in Real Estate. 

You'll Learn About

  • The fundamentals of finance as it relates to property

  • How to analyse risk using sensitivity charts and tables and how to get behind the figures and understand and interrogate figures rather than taking them at face value

  • How to calculate IRR and NPV and how to build OPEX and CAPEX into your cash flow

Financial Modelling Masterclass 
12 Hours CPD | 2 day course

This intensive bespoke class will help you create robust property development models in Excel. Fully flexible scenarios will be used to instantly improve your competitive edge in the real estate market.  

You'll Learn: 

  • How to use Development Appraisals to establish the viability of a project

  • How to calculate site valuations and profit appraisals 

  • How to turn initial appraisals into full-blown cash flow models to work out and understand IRR and other return metrics.

Valuations Principles & Techniques 
20 Hours CPD | Delivered over 4 days with 2 full days and 2 half days.  

This course will examine the characteristics of the property market, the implications of legal interests in land and buildings for valuations and an overview of the methods and approaches to property valuation.  

You'll Learn: 

  • A firm understanding of valuation terminology

  • An understanding of the bases of valuation for different types and interests in property and an appreciation of the characteristics of the commercial property market

Fundamentals of Facility Management 
12 Hours CPD | 3 day course

The course will present an overview of the sector and insight on the type and level of knowledge and expertise required of a competent professional facility manager. 

You'll Learn about: 

  • Legislation

  • Health and safety

  • The role of the facility manager 

  • Financial and budgeting and relationship management

Fundamentals of Property Management 
12 Hours CPD | 3 day course

This programme will present an overview of the sector and insight on the type and level of knowledge and expertise required of a competent professional property manager.  

You'll Learn: 

  • Key legislation, building control

  • Planning and exemptions, landlord & tenant, leases
  • Repairs & maintenance

  • Rent reviews and fundamentals of valuations 
    including current market valuations

  • Disposals & acquisitions by sale and lease

Accounting & Finance for Surveyors | 3 Hours CPD

This half day course will examine several Accounting and Financial topics aimed at improving surveyors knowledge on the topics. 

You'll Learn: 

  •  Fundamentals of accounting and finance

  • Why accrual accounting is useful in a business context, financial and income statements (Profit and Loss Account)

  •  Balance sheets and cash flow statements

  • An introduction to financial analysis and corporate finance

GDPR Workshop 
6 Hours CPD | 1 day course

This workshop will provide you with the fundamentals of regulation, data and breaches, governance and accountability.  

You'll Learn: 

  • What GDPR means for data controllers and data processors

  • How to develop an effective GDPR action plan for your organisation

  • How to manage your data more effectively and securely

Capital Allowances Workshop
3 Hours CPD | 1/2 day course

This workshop will enable you to understand where capital allowance claims are relevant for your clients, the savings they can  provide and what issues to look out for. 

You'll Learn: 

  • The role of the commercial property agent & quantity surveyor in making claims

  • What savings can be made through effectively 
    managing capital allowance claims

  • How to prepare a successful capital allowance claim