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Contaminated Land - Fundamentals

Web class Online, 15 Mar 2018

Identify the legislation and Red Book requirements surrounding contaminated land to give better, more complete advice to your client, and provide them with more options.

Without a fundamental understanding of contaminated land and the requirements set against environmental surveyors; planners, developers, property managers and valuers can all face issues of negligence and risks of Professional Indemnity claims, particularly if valuations are incorrect.

Identify the legislation and Red Book requirements surrounding contaminated land to give better, more complete advice to your client, and provide them with more choice. Consider the impact of contaminated land on the value of assets, landlord and tenant relationships and the planning policy framework for a broad and practical understanding of how to manage contaminated land in your role.

Using case study material, you will identify how to record information and how to best communicate with your client. An ideal opportunity for any practicing surveyor dealing with contaminated land.

Course Content

  • Overview of new legislation surrounding contaminated land
  • Requirements set by the Red Book (VPS2.5 – L,M and N)
  • How to record what you see
  • The potential impact on value
  • The potential impact on landlord and tenant relationships
  • How the national planning policy framework integrates with the contaminated land regime and implications for residual valuation
  • What to say in client communication and how to say it

Structure

This class will be delivered using PowerPoint slides as a basis, with discussions and activities integrated throughout to embed your learning. We’ll close with an open Q&A session allowing you to pose direct questions to your trainer.

Why attend this course?

To gain a working knowledge of the impact of contaminated land in planning, development, asset/ property management and valuation and to identify how best to communicate this knowledge to your clients, reducing risk to your business.

Who should attend

For junior roles in environmental surveying as well as any planners, developers, asset/ property managers and valuers dealing with contaminated land in their role.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify how contaminated land regime affects asset value
  • List common risks as part of practice management
  • Recognise your limitations and where to get expert advice
  • Communicate complex contaminated land issues safely to your client

Price Excl. VAT

£40.00 for RICS members

£40.00 for non-members