⩥Online Training Course- Understanding AS1684.2: Australian Residential Timber Framed Construction - Organized by Timber Queensland
WhenTuesday, March 23, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:30
Understanding and using Australia's Timber Framing Code correctly is an ongoing challenge for many building professionals. Site visits and inspections regularly uncover poor practice which can open up a litany of legal issues.
The acclaimed face to face one day AS1684.2 course is now offered as a four-part webinar training program delivered by the timber framing experts who will ensure your interpretation and practice of AS1684.2 meets required standards.
This online training course will take place over 4 sessions via the Zoom webinar platform:
Tuesday 2 March 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Tuesday 9 March 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Tuesday 16 March 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Tuesday 23 March 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Important information regarding registrations:
A maximum of 30 participants will be taken per course to ensure an interactive group learning environment.
Maximum of 2 staff members per company (whether member or non-member) may register.
After registering, Timber Queensland will send through a confirmation email with webinar details and links.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
- Gain an understanding of the member span tables and how to correctly read and extract member sizes from the span tables by following worked examples.
- Learn best practice when detailing the bracing lay-out for houses
- Understand the connection requirements at both the top and bottom of bracing walls including common mistakes regularly found on buildling sites
- Study the critical role tie-down connections play in achieving wind resistant housing. The tie-down chain from roofing to foundations and all the links in this chain will be considered with worked examples followed to consider alternative connection details
- Evaluate building practices and the challenges that need to be considered when erecting timber frames via examples of acceptable and unacceptable building practice
- Know what to not to do after reviewing a range of inappropriate practices uncovered on site visits and inspections
- Hear how changes to the National Construction Code will permit Mid-rise Timber Buildings up to 25m effective height