02 July 2020

Visual Strength Grading - Softwoods Refresher

Location: High Wycombe
Time: 2 days
Organiser: BM TRADA
Venue: The Horse Trust, Princes Risborough

A two-day refresher course aimed at any graders whose registration to the Q-Mark VSG Scheme has lapsed for 2 years or more. This provides an overview of the subject and takes place in the last two days of the visual strength grading - softwood course.


You should attend this course if your registration to the Visual Strength Grading Q-Mark Scheme has lapsed for 2 years or more.


Course content:

  • review of grading rules
  • species recognition with practical exercises
  • timed grading exercises for long length grading to both GS and SS
  • mock examination including grading long lengths, drawing knot plots and timber
  • species identification under timed conditions.


The course also includes:

  • practical exercises
  • a written test.


Please call 01494 569 750 or email training@bmtrada.co.uk

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