How to become a competent visual strength grader
By Engaged Expert Nick Clifford
There are many benefits to employers who have a qualified grader on staff. Nick Clifford, Senior Timber Technical Consultant, outlines what visual strength grading is and gives an overview of the specialist training available from BM TRADA.
- What is strength grading?
- Strength-reducing features
- Biological attack
- Qualification and assessment
- Visual strength grading courses
- Species recognition
- Examination and assessment
This article was originally written for the BM TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2022.