En­rol­ments open for Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Tim­ber

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THE UNIVER­SITY of Tas­ma­nia’s Cen­tre for Sus­tain­able Ar­chi­tec­ture with Wood (CSAW) lo­cated at the School of Ar­chi­tec­ture and De­sign of­fers ed­u­ca­tional op­por­tu­ni­ties to learn about tim­ber and wood prod­ucts.

Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Tim­ber (Pro­cess­ing and Build­ing)

The Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate is a four-unit Univer­sitylevel post­grad­u­ate course pro­vid­ing spe­cial­ist knowl­edge and skills in the de­sign and con­struc­tion of tim­ber-rich build­ings and struc­tures or the pro­duc­tion and dis­tri­bu­tion of tim­ber and wood prod­ucts. It can be com­pleted part-time, from work or home.

The course is flex­i­bly de­liv­ered (on­line) for those ac­tive in in­dus­try and the pro­fes­sions from around Aus­tralia.

Avail­able units

KDA503 / 335 Tim­ber, Its Ori­gin & Char­ac­ter­is­tics KDA504 Tim­ber in Build­ing Con­struc­tion

KDA505 Tim­ber & Dura­bil­ity in Ex­posed Ap­pli­ca­tions KDA506 Board Pro­cess­ing: Hard­wood & Soft­wood KDA507 En­gi­neered Wood Prod­ucts


To en­ter the course, ap­pli­cants need to have a rel­e­vant de­gree or an ac­cept­able com­bi­na­tion of ter­tiary qual­i­fi­ca­tions and rel­e­vant in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ence. Gen­er­ally, suc­cess­ful ap­pli­cants will have:

• An un­der­grad­u­ate de­gree in Build­ing, Ar­chi­tec­ture, Engi­neer­ing, Forestry or re­lated dis­ci­plines.

• A de­gree in any dis­ci­pline com­bined with rel­e­vant in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ence.

• An ac­cept­able com­bi­na­tion of train­ing qual­i­fi­ca­tions and rel­e­vant in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ence. Ap­pli­cants with­out a de­gree are en­cour­aged to ap­ply

• ForestWorks Fee Sup­port*

ForestWorks cur­rently has Fee Sup­port Op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able to cover 80% of the cost of fees for the Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Tim­ber. Ap­pli­ca­tions for fee sup­port will be ad­min­is­tered through ForestWorks. *Con­di­tions ap­ply.

For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact ForestWorks. Email tsds@forestworks.com.au.

Phone 03 6331 6077.

Web­site ForestWorks - TSDS

For more in­for­ma­tion about cour­ses on of­fer, ad­mis­sion pro­ce­dures and ser­vices for stu­dents please re­fer to the Ad­mis­sion Guide: www.utas. edu.au/ad­mis­sions or con­tact the Univer­sity of Tas­ma­nia’s School of Ar­chi­tec­ture & De­sign on 03 6324 4488 or en­quiries@arch.utas.edu.au

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