YDSA provides a range of courses and events throughout the year to assist surveyors and designers in their professional development and provide great networking opportunities. Examples include one-day practical visits to a factory or boatyard, Report Writing training days and our annual London Conference.

Some of these events are for members only, while others are open to members and non-members alike. For these events members enjoy a discounted rate.

12 - 13 Sep 2018
Universal Marina, Crableck Lane, Sarisbury Green, SO31 7ZN

Two-day hands-on course looking at the basics of marine surveying. Ideal for those early or new in surveying. Max 10 delegates. Bring your toolbox! Contact YDSA for full programme

19 Sep 2018
Southampton Football Club, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP

Annual update for Coding Surveyors with the focus on Stability inc deck cranes and effects of adding even small items from Solent University, plus MLC and LSA updates from MCA. Programme available

18 Oct 2018


The Glass Works, Penns Road, Petersfield, Hants GU32 2EW

Led by Trevor Osborne from the Institute of Corrosion, this day will give you an insight into the issues surrounding corrosion - causes, effects, remedies ... Not to be missed!

01 Nov 2018
Ellesmere Port Boat Museum, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 4FW

The YDSA Northern Forums are held twice a year - on the first Thursdays of March and November - and are open to brokers and surveyors.  For full details see booking form.

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