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Certification, Procurement and Specification of Wood (Wood Campus)
TYPE Online Course
DURATION 45 minutes
DESCRIPTION This module covers aspects of timber certification, procurement and specification. After briefly looking at the way forests are managed, it explores timber supply. It looks at what managed forestry resources are and then goes on to establish the need for certification schemes. After covering timber procurement, it closes by looking at the timber specification process.


The aim of this module is to clarify the current measures which combat illegal and destructive logging.



By the end of this module, you will:

  • be aware of some of the facts concerning European and Tropical forests;
  • understand forest management, certification, regulations and chain of custody methodology, legal and sustainable timber;
  • be familiar with procurement requirements in the UK;
  • and know how to apply all these issues to specifying timber.

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