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Timber as a Building Material
TYPE Online Curriculum
DURATION 8 hours
PRICE £125.00
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Timber as a Building Material



This course is ideal for all staff responsible for understanding and supplying products into this sector. The course modules help to establish a comprehensive understanding of this key merchanting sector, creating a strong knowledge base with which to proactively engage your customers. After completing the online course and digesting the associated reading, individuals will feel confident guiding buying decisions, confirming usage requirements to avoid returns and effectively sell related products to increase revenue opportunities.

Learning modules

  • Introduction to Timber
  • Building with Timber
  • Roofing
  • Internal Timber Carcassing
  • Joinery
  • Components for Timber Construction
  • Final Assessment

10 - 12 Hours of Training

What you'll learn

  • An understanding of the timber products sold in a merchant
  • Why timber is a sustainable resource
  • An understanding of why we have chain of custody controls
  • How timber is used in construction
  • Structural timber elements within a house build
  • Uses of decorative timber within a house
  • The use of various fasteners & connectors


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