There are three types of survey that you can choose from as defined by the RICS.
Level 1. RICS Condition Report
Mainly used if you are buying or selling a property that is of common construction and is in good condition.
Level 2. RICS Survey Report
All of the features of the RICS Condition Report including advising on maintenance issues, defects that may affect the value and recommendations of any further investigations that may be required.
Level 3. RICS Building Survey Report
A more comprehensive survey, a thorough inspection of visible defects and the causes and effects, outline repairs options, advice for your legal adviser and any serious and dangerous conditions.