Inspecting a Property

Course overview

Upkeep Training’s ‘Inspecting a Property’ course teaches housing and property staff how to carry out simple inspections of void or tenanted domestic properties.


You will learn effective questioning techniques, how to identify common defects, record and report deficiencies accurately, structure the home inspection process and ensure you’re following good practice in health and safety.


What the course covers

  • Understanding the aims of conducting property inspections
  • Learning how to structure the inspection process
  • How to ensure you are following good practice on health and safety
  • What to check outside a property
  • What to check inside a property
  • How to identify defects
  • How to record information accurately
  • How to gather information from tenants
  • Knowing when to call in surveyors


Who should attend

Our course is for non-technical staff in housing and property who are asked to carry out inspections of void and tenanted properties.


Length of course

1 day - 9.30am to 4.30pm



In house at your premises or see our calendar for public courses



£295 to attend the public course, or for groups of 8 or more, please enquire about an in-house course



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Inspecting a Property

Public Course Dates

Upkeep’s courses have been developed by, and with industry experts.


All of our tutors have current or recent professional industry experience which means that you are learning from professionals with a great level of experience and skills.


We currently hold all of our scheduled courses in London, but are planning to start delivery in the midlands.


If you can’t make it to London, we can come to you with a bespoke training package tailored to meet your needs and those of your organisation. Get in touch at or give us a call on 0208 123 0804.

If you are enquiring about 8 or more attendees, please click ENQUIRE NOW.

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