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Risk Survey Skills for Non-Surveyors – Intermediate


This interactive risk surveying training workshop is designed for non–surveyors and covers the issues considered in risk assessment and the options available to control and reduce risk.

It the ideal risk surveying training course ideal for those who have some experience in handling or placing Commercial Insurance but who are looking to build their knowledge of risk assessment and control.

This risk surveying training workshop provides a structured overview of the subject which will be tailored on the day to delegates’ particular needs and interests.

Course Content

  • Why surveys are carried out and the types of report which are produced
  • The survey process -preparation, visit and follow-up
  • Assessment features -property, business interruption, security, liability and motor fleet
  • Environmental issues, construction, process and materials, services and maintenance, security, health and safety, COSHH and relevant legislation
  • Risk management -the process, the options and the difference between risk requirements and recommendations
  • Risk improvements including alarms, sprinklers and security measures
  • How the underwriter uses the survey to assess the risk, calculate potential exposure (EML/MPL) and apply terms
  • Disaster recovery planning -what it is, why it’s done and how should it be done for maximum benefit
  • Interpretation of survey reports.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of why and how surveys are carried out
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how surveyors assess risk and issues they consider in controlling it
  • Explain the role of surveys in the risk management and underwriting processes
  • Explain the value of disaster recovery planning and how the process should be undertaken
  • Display a better understanding of the content of survey reports

Ready to book?

Simply complete the booking form with your details and a member of our team will be in touch with the next available dates. 

Any questions?  

If you’re not quite sure if this course is suitable or are looking for further information, call our team on 0117 244 7221.