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Practicum Construction of Mass Timber Buildings (MC) TMBR 1061

Mass Timber Construction Course

Course details

​This course builds upon concepts presented in the microcredential, Introductory Studies in Mass Timber Construction. In this practical training, students will gain hands-on experience in the on-site installation of a mass timber structure and associated components according to specifications. Students apply safe practices for tool and equipment operation and site management. They use project drawings to verify materials and work as a team to install mass timber structural components and connections according to specifications. Students participate in the safe lifting and handling of mass timber structural components under instructor supervision. They demonstrate mass timber construction skills including layout, cutting, drilling and inserting fasteners according to specifications​.




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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Execute a construction plan for the installation of a mass timber structure applying safe work practices.
  • Work as a team to plan and install mass timber structural components and connections.
  • Interpret and use project drawings and specifications to install a mass timber structure.
  • Verify mass timber materials, hardware, fasteners, layout and installation according to specifications.
  • Demonstrate safe use of tools and equipment for mass timber construction skills.
  • Demonstrate safe use of access, rigging, and hoisting equipment for mass timber construction.

Effective as of Fall 2022


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