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Below Ground Building Drainage

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Live Online Training | 6 CPD Hours | 10:00-16:00

Upcoming dates:

15 June | Find out more/card payments
14 September | Find out more/card payments
1 December | Find out more/card payments

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Course fees

Live Online Courses

  • Standard Rate: £355 +VAT
  • Members Rate*: £284 +VAT

*Please note our membership rate is only for individual members.


This one-day course will give a well-rounded introduction to below ground drainage principles. Attendees will be able to identify the different types of foul and surface water systems, understand how they interact and see how manipulating falls can affect discharge capacities. The course will also consider important ancillary equipment including petrol interceptors, grease traps, soakaways and septic tanks. It will cover when they need to be used and how to incorporate them into a design. Attendees will also consider how surface water systems are moving from fast water to slow water systems and how that will impact on a design.

Course Agenda

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Who should attend? 

This course is designed for people with limited knowledge of below ground drainage systems who require a general overview of the whole subject covering the features that may be encountered in a typical building drainage scheme.

What is included?

This course has been reformatted into a live training course, so you can expect the same kind of participation you would have in a physical classroom, such as:

  • Interacting with other attendees and the trainer

  • Asking our knowledgeable trainer questions

  • Viewing the presentation live via Microsoft Teams while listening to the trainer’s supportive explanations


Contact us 

To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3660

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Corporate Training

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