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Installation of Mass Timber Structures TMBR 1030

Mass Timber Construction Course

Course details

Students will examine project planning, crew and site preparations, and material management for the safe and efficient installation of mass timber structures. They will read and interpret project drawings and documents and analyze options and approaches to implementing the installation of a given mass timber structure from receipt of materials to final installation. They will learn best practices for the handling and protection of mass timber materials and techniques and standards for installing mass timber components, connections, fasteners, and temporary bracing. Students will review the safe use of specialized tools and equipment and troubleshoot problems and defects in mass timber installations.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 60% in TMBR 1020
  • Departmental approval needed

Credits

3.5

Cost

$0.00

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of TMBR 1030 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 89879

Duration

Mon Feb 27 - Sat Apr 08 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 89879
  • $0.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 27 - Apr 08 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ciprian Pirvu

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$0.00

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an Industry Services delivery. All applications must be approved by Ann Martineau, Industry Services Assistant: amartineau@bcit.ca
Status

Registration Options

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register by phone.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the structural components of a mass timber building.
  • Describe the properties and roles of structural components in a mass timber building.
  • Describe crew readiness and site preparations for the safe and efficient installation of mass timber structures.
  • Identify project requirements related to tasks and skills, safety, site preparation, and material delivery, storage and inventory.
  • Analyze options and approaches to implementing the installation of a given mass timber structure.
  • Read and interpret drawings and project documents for a given mass timber project.
  • Interpret the sequence and placement of mass timber structural components from shop drawings, digital models and project documents.
  • Describe best practices for the handling and protection of mass timber materials from receipt on-site to final installation.
  • Explain the process for installing mass timber structures from receipt of materials to final installation.
  • Describe techniques and standards for installing mass timber components, connections, fasteners, and temporary bracing.
  • Identify types of specialized tools for applications in mass timber construction and describe their safe use.
  • Troubleshoot problems and defects in mass timber installations.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Installation of Mass Timber Structures (TMBR 1030) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction of Mass Timber Structures
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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