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Building With Wood CPD
TYPE Online Course
DURATION 45 minutes

Building With Wood


Created for architects and specifiers, this full Continuous Professional Development (CPD) course covers the important issues you need to be familiar with if you are selling construction timber and helps you understand your customers’ needs. It has been produced by Wood Campus in co-operation with the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Structural Timber Association (STA), and accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).Once you have completed all sections of the module and successfully assessed your knowledge, you will be able to print your CPD certificate.

Target Staff

Senior staff involved in buying, stocking, merchandising and selling construction timber.

What you'll learn

  • About timber’s sustainability
  • About timber frame, its benefits, open and closed systems and fire safety
  • Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), its benefits, range, surface options, fire regulations and codes of practice
  • About other engineered materials, such as glulam, lvl, plywood and OSB
  • About roofing, including traditional roofs as well as engineered solutions, such as trussed rafters and cassettes
  • About solid timber and engineered joists and flooring, including indicative span tables.

Course Benefits

Provides a detailed overview of the different segments of timber construction and helps you deliver the construction timber and the advice your customers need.

Building With Wood