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Timber Construction Fundamentals & Advanced Mid-Rise Fire Engineering (

When: 12 July 2017
Where: QLD Brisbane
Contact Link: training@aibs.com.au.
Event Category: Seminar

This seminar will suit attendees wishing to update their skills related to timber frame construction and update them on the background to the new Mid-rise Timber Buildings provisions for Class 2, 3 and 5 Buildings contained in the National Construction Code 2016 Volume 1 (NCC), Building Code of Australia - Class 2 to Class 9 Buildings, which has been adopted by Australian States and Territories as of 1 May 2016.
The following topics will be covered:
Timber Building Systems
Review and provide an updated discussion of the latest innovative approaches for mid-rise timber buildings in Australia using large timber structural elements such as Cross Laminated timber (CLT), Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) and Glulam as well as lightweight timber framed systems, taking into account feedback from the 2016 AIBS training series.

An Overview of the NCC changes
 - Technical background to the changes
 - Fire provisions
 - Acoustic provisions
Fire Safety Engineering Analysis
Practical solutions and compliance

Please note that reference will be made to the following new WoodSolutions Technical Design Guides relevant to Mid-Rise Timber Buildings which are available to download for free from www.woodsolutions.com.au:

 - #20 Fire Precautions during Construction of Large Buildings
 - #37 Mid-rise Timber Buildings – Class 2, 3 and 5 Buildings
 - #38 Fire Safety Design of Mid-rise Timber Buildings – Basis for the 2016 changes to the National Construction Code
 - #39 Robustness in Structures

12 July 2017
Where: Brisbane, Venue TBC
CPD: 6 CPD Points
Contact: training@aibs.com.au.