Merchant Online Training

Get familiar with the basics

Bite-sized learning modules covering specific topics of regular interest taken from “The Award in Timber Merchanting”.


These onlines courses are designed to give you a solid introduction to the timber supply chain, all the way from the forests, through the sawmills, the wood products created, and how they can be used.

Course Provider: Wood Campus


Cost: Free


Completion Time: At your leisure


Type: Online Course

Programme Content:
  • An introduction to timber
  • Procuring sustainable timber
  • Converting logs to timber
  • Trees and their structure
  • Understanding timber products
  • Timber in buildings
  • Carcassing, joinery, mouldings, and profiles
  • Sheet materials
  • Fixings
  • Predictability in fire
  • Wood coatings and preservatives
  • Stock maintenance and storing timber