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Introduction to Building Regulations and Standards

Introduction to Building Regulations and Standards

Most aspects of building are regulated. This topic will help you understand how regulations and standards affect how timber is produced, specified and supplied for use in buildings. The topic contents introduce two key related areas:

  • Timber Product Standards - ​​​this includes the need to comply with timber product standards, the link between standards compliance and regulations, and timber grade definitions in the standards. 

  • Building Regulations - this includes the different types of regulations that influence the use of timber in buildings, including the National Construction Code (the NCC). 

This course has one video module:

VIDEO: Introduction to Building regulations and Standards: Getting Started Guide

Length: 5:15

Completing the learning resource in this topic can improve the way you choose or specify the most appropriate timber for the application. 

If you successfully complete one or more of the Assessments, you can earn a WoodSolutions Knowledge Certificate. It can also provide pathways through to further education and training. Find out more about these pathways at WoodSolutions Campus Pathways.