Courses - Directory

John Laing Training
Royal Docks Campus, Gate 14 Albert Basin South, Woolwich Manor Way
London E16 2QY
Phone: 0208 236 8700

John Laing Training is a provider with 16 years experience of delivering high quality training in all areas of construction from 1 day Health & Safety courses to trade apprenticeships and bespoke training programmes for building maintenance operatives and caretakers. JLT has 3 large training centres operating in the South East of London.

Centre for Timber Engineering
Napier University, Merchiston Campus 10 Colinton Road
Edinburgh EH10 5DT
Phone: 0131 455 2819
Fax: 0131 455 2239

The Centre for Timber Engineering (CTE) is a focus for excellence in providing education, research and consultancy in the various constructional uses of timber.

The Centre was established in 2002 with the help of funding from Scottish Enterprise, and sponsors from the timber sector. It was officially opened in January 2003. Since then it has secured substantial additional funding from other sources including SHEFC, the European Social Fund and the Northern Periphery Programme. The CTE is based in the School of the Built Environment at Napier University in Edinburgh.

wood for good
211 High Road East Finchley
London N2 8AN
Phone: 020 8365 2700

wood for good`s This award winning online CPD & information resource is aimed primarily at architects and specifiers and enables them to access a wide variety of wood-related topics at any time. The website also offers a searchable wood wikipedia as well as case studies and industry news.

For more information about contact Eve Dennehy at wood for good on 0208 365 2700 or email

Weald & Download Open Air Museum
Chichester PO18 0EU
Phone: 01243 811464

A centre of excellence in training in building conservation and the use of traditional tools, materials and methods. Timber framing courses a speciality, also timber frame construction and repair of timber frame buildings. Forty-eight reconstructed historic buildings, many of which are timber framed, make the Museum an unrivalled teaching resource. Details on website.

Institute of Wood Science (IWSc)
3rd Floor D, 1 Carpenters` Hall 1 Throgmorton Avenue
London EC2N 2BY
Phone: 020 7256 2700
Fax: 020 7456 2701

The IWSc exists for all who care for and have an interest in timber and wood based products and in particular, those employed within the timber importing, merchanting, manufacturing and user industries, together with those in education and research. In conjunction with a number of colleges and training agencies in the UK and Ireland, the Institute organises courses in wood technology and utilisation and awards appropriate qualifications. Online learning available for Foundation Course.

Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop's Hall Lane
Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
Phone: 0845 271 3333

Anglia Ruskin University has over 30 years`experience of delivering high quality surveying and construction courses in a friendly and caring environment. The Staff are specialists in their subject and include Surveyors, Project and Construction Managers, Builders, Engineers and Architects, all are professionally qualified with a number of years professional and academic experience. These are supplemented by a range of other subject specialists, together with part-time and guest lecturers who contribute contemporary and specialist knowledge.