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FWP40416 Certificate IV in

Timber Truss and Frame Design

Full time duration: up to 2 years ­  Your fee estimate*:

This qualification is designed for job roles in the timber timber truss and frame sector sector of the forest and forest products industry.

Job roles

This qualification has one employment pathway for typical truss and frame manufacturing environments. This is:

  • Designer (Timber truss and frame)
  • Licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements may apply to units in this qualification in some states & territories at the time of publication and may differ according to jurisdiction.

    Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit’s parent Training Package.

    The outcome of this qualification can satisfy the entry requirement into FWP50316 Diploma of Timber Truss and Frame Design. For those seeking a pathway into that qualification, the entry requirement is the successful achievement of the following units, or demonstration of equivalent competence:

  • FWPCOT4202 Design timber structures
  • FWPTMM4201 Construct prototypes and samples
  • MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools
  • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • CPCSUS4001A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices.
  • Plus at least one of the following units:

  • FWPTMM4205 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber roof truss details using computers
  • FWPTMM4206 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber floor system
  • FWPTMM4207 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber wall frame details using computers.

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