Level 3 Award in Timber Merchanting

Expand your merchant knowledge

Do you have a new staff member or someone wishing to expand their knowledge and career prospects?

 

Our online eLearning course provides them with all the tools and guidance they’ll require.  This online programme consists of 19 modules, providing a Level 3 Award in Timber Merchanting, as well as significant Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Merchant Supplies.

 

The programme is divided into four comprehensive sections: An introduction to Timber; Timber as a Material; Timber Products & Selling Timber.

 

Each module is fully interactive with quiz questions and is complemented by guided reading and project work. The whole programme has a total qualification time of 39 hours (including required reading), representing a minimum two days’ classroom learning.

Course Provider: Wood Campus

 

Cost: £150

 

Completion Time: 39 hours

 

Type: Online Course

Programme Content:
  • Industry Overview (5 Minutes)
  • Introduction To Timber (10 Minutes)
  • Procurement (10 Minutes)

 

Required Reading:

Timber Pocket guide

Living with wood

Converting Logs to Timber (5 Minutes)

Trees and their Structure (20 Minutes)

Understanding Timber Products (30 Minutes)

Required Reading:

Swedish Wood Products Fact Sheet

Timber Pocket Guide

Southern Yellow Pine Export Grades

Timber in Buildings (5 Minutes)

Calculating Linear Metres and Pricing (5 Minutes)

Stock Maintenance and Storing Timber (15 Minutes)

Manual Handling  (20 Minutes)

Health & Safety  (40 Minutes)

Improving Margins (30 Minutes)

Successful Selling (30 Minutes)

Modern Slavery  (20 Minutes)

Assessment (45 Minutes)

AN INTRODUCTION TO TIMBER
  • Industry Overview (5 Minutes)
  • Introduction To Timber (10 Minutes)
  • Procurement (10 Minutes)

 

Required Reading:

Timber Pocket guide

Living with wood

TIMBER AS A MATERIAL

Converting Logs to Timber (5 Minutes)

Trees and their Structure (20 Minutes)

Understanding Timber Products (30 Minutes)

Required Reading:

Swedish Wood Products Fact Sheet

Timber Pocket Guide

Southern Yellow Pine Export Grades

SELLING TIMBER

Timber in Buildings (5 Minutes)

Calculating Linear Metres and Pricing (5 Minutes)

Stock Maintenance and Storing Timber (15 Minutes)

Manual Handling  (20 Minutes)

Health & Safety  (40 Minutes)

Improving Margins (30 Minutes)

Successful Selling (30 Minutes)

Modern Slavery  (20 Minutes)

FINAL ASSESSMENT

Assessment (45 Minutes)

ON COMPLETION: 

This fully accredited course covers all you need to know to get started in a Timber Merchant. Successful completion gives you the Level 3 Award in Timber Merchanting, as well as significant Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Merchant Supplies.

 

Backed by the timber industry and accredited by ProSkills/Occupational Awards, this programme not only stands alone as an Award but it can contribute up to 70% of knowledge marks towards the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Merchant Supplies.

 

The programme consists of 18 modules, required reading and some project work and leads to the Award in Timber Merchanting. In order to attain the Award, you must complete all the modules and be successful in the final assessment.