2 Days at Creswick or regionally around Australia (costs may vary)
The Building Code of Australia requires all structural timber to be stress graded and branded according to the relevant Australian Standard. This course is based on Australian Standard 2082 -2007 "Visually stress graded hardwood for structural purposes" and successful completion will enable participants to meet this requirement for hardwood timbers. 8 - 15 participants. Class based with practical exercises.
Job Outcomes: Successful completion of this course may lead to employment as a timber grader. This course may also be useful for building inspectors and specifiers.
Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions. Upon successful completion students will be issued with a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the unit(s) above.
1. Introduction to AS 2082
2. Measurement of Imperfections
3. Stress Grades and Strength Groups
4. Hardwood Grade Descriptions
5. Summary of Permissible Imperfections
6. Practical Grading
7. Assessment (on-site)
Enrolment in FWP20311 Certificate II in Sawmilling & Processing