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Minimum eight delegates required.
TRADA members receive discounts.
Duration - One day
This introductory course is necessary for laying down the foundations in the understanding required for all our other timber industry courses. It is aimed at anyone in the timber industry from sales to production.
Timber behavior and properties introductory training course details
The courses are highly practical and to maximize the actual content learned included a wide range of quizzes, samples, tasks and group working. Because the courses are delivered in-house, they can be tailored significantly around the questions and areas of interest of the delegates.
The courses are designed for 8-20 delegates. More than one company can provide the delegates if required. Attendees will be given the confidence and instructions on how to find out more for themselves using TRADA resources.
Key topics covered:
- Biology of trees
- Wood properties / characteristics
- Natural durability
- Use classes
- Type / species
- Moisture and movement
- Drying methods
- Coatings and preservation.
TRADA members can only redeem their training vouchers against the introductory courses.
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