Theme Three
Increasing skills, capacity, and competency across the supply chain

Timber In Contstruction > Skills, Competancy and Capabilities

What’s happening

  • New Model Institute for Engineering and Technology (NMITE) will launch a new BSc (Hons) in the Sustainable Built Environment in 2024.
  • The Structural Timber Association is providing a series of industry specific training, including its’ newly launched Installer Training Scheme (ITS).
  • The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) launched its 2030 Climate Challenge
  • The British Standards Institution (BSI) has developed a suite of Built Environment competence standards to raise competence levels across built environment jobs
  • Timber Development UK (TDUK) and NMITE have also published a Timber in Construction Skills Action Plan with a competency framework outlining essential skills and knowledge for practitioners
  • Continued training across joinery and timber frame erection and installation taking place through the industry.

PROMOTING THE SAFE, SUSTAINABLE USE OF TIMBER AS A CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL

INCREASING THE SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY OF TIMBER