Timber Queensland Webinar: Understanding AS1684.2: Australian Residential Timber Framed Construction - Online Training Course

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Event Description

Our acclaimed face to face one day AS1684.2 course is now offered as four-part webinar training program delivered by the timber framing experts who will ensure your interpretation and practice of AS1684.2 meets required standards.

Event Program

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. This practical and interactive webinar is essential knowledge for building professionals who work under the timber framing code. 

This online training course will take place over 4 sessions via the Zoom webinar platform:

Tuesday 5 May 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Tuesday 12 May 10.00 am – 11.30 am

Tuesday 19 May 10.00 am – 11.30 am

Tuesday 26 May 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

A maximum of 30 participants will be taken per course to ensure an interactive group learning environmennt.

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 layout for houses.

Understand the connection requirements at both the top and bottom of bracing walls including common mistakes regularly found on building 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 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.

 

Session 4 
Tuesday 26 May 10.00 am - 12.00 pm 

 

 

Welcome and Introduction – presenter Lex Somerville (5 minutes)

 

Determination of member sizes including worked examples (90 minutes)

During this session participants will gain an understanding of the member span tables and how to correctly ready and extract member sizes from span tables. A number of worked examples will be undertaken to cover the most common issues faced in using the span tables.

 

Case studies of unacceptable practice (20 minutes)

All too often site visits and inspections reveal poor practice. In this session a range of these inappropriate practices will be reviewed.

 

Time for questions (10 minutes)

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