ID No. 0000057011: Expert for Damage to Buildings (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Expert for Damage to Buildings (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:
  • Completed University degree in a relevant field such as architecture, civil engineering (Graduate or Master) and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience or course of study in a relevant field such as architecture, civil engineering (Bachelor) or
  • A recognized qualification as master craftsman or technician in the building and construction sectors and a minimum professional experience of 5 years as well as
  • Successful participation in the TÜV Rheinland Academy’s qualification “Expert for Damage to Buildings (TÜV)”, recognized by PersCert TÜV. Admission to the examination is granted upon a minimum attendance of 80% of the 11 training modules.
Examination Components:
  • Written examination (multiple choice)
  • Preparation of a written survey as an assignment
  • Expert discussion
Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Expert assessment and survey work
  • Expert assessment and surveys  in practice
  • Building construction and cracks
  • Foundation and soil mechanics
  • Structural fire-prevention
  • Damage to reinforced concrete work
  • Sealing of building components at ground level
  • Damage to the facade
  • Indoor mold infestation
  • Wood-based materials and wood pests
  • Building acoustics, sound insulation, damage to drywall constructions
  • Flat and pitched roofs
  • Screeds and floor coverings
  • Windows and doors
  • Quotas and decreases in value

Equipped with a comprehensive knowledge in the building trade, “Experts for Damage to Buildings (TÜV)”, can work for courts and authorities, but can also be commissioned to prepare written surveys in the context of professional self-employment by companies or private individuals.

Currently implemented in:Germany


Document Type Document Title Approved by TÜV Rheinland Document Description
Application form Rezertifizierung - Übersicht Gutachten Yes Anlage für Gutachten
Application form Rezertifizierung Sachverständiger für Schäden an Gebäuden (TÜV) Yes Antrag auf Rezertifizierung