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CATEGORY: Construct NSW

Feasibility, risk analysis and procurement of mid-rise timber structures

Course Access: 186 days access
Course Overview

In this course you will learn about the developer’s best approach to using timber structures in mid-rise projects (4+ levels), their advantages when they are correctly designed and procured, and the specific considerations that this may require. In particular, the principles and processes to:

  • understand the typical benefits of timber structures, and how they may apply to a specific site and set of development objectives
  • select an appropriate range of parameters for a feasibility analysis, including risk assessment, costing and program
  • draft an Expression of Interest document to be sent to possible suppliers.

This course is targeted at Developers, Builders, Insurers, Lenders and associated consultants (Project Managers, Quality Surveyors, Building Surveyors, Architects, and Engineers) but beneficial for anyone in the industry interested in understanding more about mid-rise timber structures.

As you work through the course you will have the opportunity to answer some questions and progressively check your understanding. Complete the assessment quiz and the feedback activity to obtain your CPD certificate of completion.

Duration: 2 hours
Delivery: Online – 6 months access

Proudly developed by the Office of the NSW Building Commissioner and WoodSolutions in partnership with the Property Council Academy.

This course is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks or obligations and is complementary to the Property Council Academy’s other training modules. It is based on Wood Solutions best knowledge, including the lessons learned from its free Mid-rise Advisory Program which was run between July 2016 and June 2022 to successfully support the awareness and confidence of the Australian construction market in the use of Engineered Wood Products.