Institution of Structural Engineers Part 3 Examination Preparation


The Institution of Structural Engineers' Chartered Membership Examination is known for being a stern test for the Structural Engineer. There is no reason why a well-prepared candidate should not pass the examination at the first attempt. This course will explain to the delegate what it is expected by the examiners and how to avoid automatic failures.

Aims & Objectives:

Aims and Objectives

This course will enable delegates to:

  • Understand the examination process
  • Understand how the examination will be assessed
  • Know where to find design information
  • Know how to complete the question in the time available
  • Be able to develop a strategy for their own exam preparation
  • Know the do's and don'ts of the examination

On completion of this course, delegates will know what it is expected of a candidate for the Institution of Structural Engineer's Chartered Membership Examination and they will be able to prepare themselves to sit the exam.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the IStructE CM exam
  • What are the examiners looking for?
  • Approach to answering the question
  • Development of solutions
  • Design calculations
  • Drawings
  • Method statement and programmes
  • Summary - being well-prepared and avoiding the pitfalls

The course is an interactive training day and consists of presentations interspersed with practical design exercises.

This course will give delegates the necessary information and knowledge to help them to be thoroughly prepared for the examination.

Intended For:

This course is intended for candidates for the Institution of Structural Engineers' Chartered Membership Examination.

Candidates should bring a calculator, pencil, ruler and eraser.