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Timber wall framing

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This short training course is designed for building and construction professionals who wish to gain valuable skills in timber wall framing construction methods.
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Essential information

What's it all about?
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Gain practical training and skills to meet construction compliance standards for the construction and installation of timber wall framing.

This course will outline the requirements of AS1684 - the Australian standard for timber framing for housing.

40% of the course will be training room based, the remaining 60% a hands-on construction session using timber framing elements found on site.

The learning outcomes of the training room component will be to:

  • understand wall frame layout and frame components
  • recognise and select required metal connectors used in wall framing
  • understand wind loads relating to timber-framed housing
  • identify framing requirements from builders plans identify loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls and point loads
  • select key bracing types, bracing locations, and bracing installation methods
  • access to on-site compliant construction practice using Chippy IQ App

From the practical exercises, you will be able to demonstrate how to:

  • check key house dimensions on the building floor
  • measure and mark out wall locations on the floor
  • select panel lengths and layout wall plates to suit
  • determine and cut frame panel component requirements
  • apply sequence to standing wall frames
  • straighten, plum and provide temporary brace wall frames
  • select connector and fix down frames to slabs and subfloors
  • install window frames, and trim out to builder specification
  • check wall tolerances and prepare wall frames for installation of linings and second fix

On successful completion of this workshop, you will be issued with a Statement of Completion.

What do I need before I start?
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  • a competent level of English; reading, writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • knowledge of building terminology
How long will it take?
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8 hours (1 day) of face to face learning time (theory and practical).

What will it cost?
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Prices can be viewed on our government subsidised training page.

What resources will I require?
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  • pen and writing paper
  • site access to AS1684-2010 residential timber-framed construction components

Who would do this training?

Builders, contractors and carpenters producing construction detail for timber-framed homes or extensions.

Am I eligible for funding?

Find out more about eligibility criteria.

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Got any questions?

If you're still looking for more information on training, give us a call or hit enquire now and we'll get back to you.

1300 650 620

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Government subsidised funding