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News from TFT Woodexperts

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26 2024

Woodexperts help put historic property on the right path

Timber technologists from Woodexperts were recently asked to assess a historic end-grain woodblock pavement at the Grade 1 Listed Sezincote ...more

12 2024

Training Course Update February 2024

We are delighted to be able to announce the date for the first 2024 session of the latest Qualification being offered by Woodexperts, the ...more

22 2024

Beware of “Dangerous” Roofing Battens – Use Diamond Mark Certified Ones

The Wood Protection Association (WPA) recently issued a Notice about an item in “Roofing Today” Magazine, in January 2024, which ...more

05 2023

More success in wood science exams

Woodexperts staff are busily preparing certificates for another group of new wood scientists, including the first students to have successfuly ...more

07 November 2022

Timber Roofing Batten Safety Alert

Woodexperts' Director Jim Coulson recently attended the NFRC as part of the Working Group on Tiling Battens, looking at ways to stop ...more

24 2022

Working together - how our industry uses training to face the future.

In a recent edition we highlighted the TTJ Awards ceremony: one of the first live events to be held in 2021 after restrictions were ...more

22 2022

Woodexperts supports local heritage railway

We're proud to help the Wensleydale Railway, a heritage line in the Yorkshire Dales. Woodexperts recently sponsored the new station ...more

22 2021

Wood Science and Career Development - the Winning Stories

The September/October edition of the TTJ features a supplement which includes the winners in all the categories of our Sector’s most ...more

23 2021

Lockdown learning still leads to exam success

Great success in the Wood Science Exams has been announced this week, for students studying with training provider TFT Woodexperts Ltd, ...more

29 2021

Woodexperts' director Jim Coulson publishes new book

Jim Coulson's latest book, 'A Handbook for the Sustainable Use of Timber in Construction', is out now in hardback and Kindle ...more

02 2020

'Blended Learning' - Woodexperts' new approach to wood science teaching

Responding to the need for change as our industry gets back to business following the constrictions of lockdown, TFT Woodexperts Ltd have ...more

19 2019

Woodexperts recognised in the Parliamentary Review

Jim Coulson and Jan Antonovics from Woodexperts attended the evening launch of the new 2019 edition of the Parliamentary Review on Wednesday ...more

18 2019

New Wood Science Workshops for 2019: what you need to know

In response to a demand for technical knowledge on a limited range of specific topics, which have become increasingly relevant in the current ...more

09 2019

Exam success for Latham's team and wood science students

Success in exams has been announced for two sets of students studying Wood Science and Timber Technology with training provider TFT Woodexperts ...more

20 November 2018

New Look Level 6 Diploma

Following the announcement of the Timber Trade Federation training initiative at Timber Expo in Birmingham last month, and the presentation ...more

14 October 2018

New Level 2 Award in Understanding Wood as a Material

Announced on the Confederation of Timber Industries’ stand at Timber Expo (part of UK Construction Week) held at the NEC, Birmingham, ...more

01 2018

At last - Chinese plywood you CAN trust

Diamond Mark Certified Plywood arrives in the UK! It’s fair to say that Chinese plywood hasn’t always had a very good reputation ...more

04 2018

Club members reveal training initiative

Two prominent members of the London Hardwood Club this week revealed a new training initiative due to begin in March 2018. Following a meeting ...more

26 2018

London Lunch Date for Luxury Car

Guests arriving at the London Hardwood Club Annual luncheon, held recently at the historic Honourable Artillery Company, were surprised ...more

26 November 2017

Wood Scientist Winner at TTJ Awards

At the 2017 TTJ Awards, held recently at the prestigious “Brewery” venue in The Barbican, London, amongst the six short-listed ...more

31 2017

"Bowled over" by students' success

A presentation and lunch was held at Leicestershire County Cricket Club on Monday 31st July 2017 to honour 8 students from James Latham ...more

26 2017

New Woodexperts-tutored TIMMMs receive their Level 4 Wood Science certificates

On Tuesday 11 th July, seven of the first batch of 19 successful candidates who passed the TFT Woodexperts Level 4 Accredited Certificate ...more

16 2017

Woodexperts at the NETTA dinner

Woodexperts' Jim Coulson and Jan Antonovics were photographed by Timber Trade Federation President Keith Fryer at the NETTA Dinner held ...more

23 2017

Training and Gaining

A further 19 students from a mix of independent, national and regional builders’ and timber merchants qualified for their Level 4 ...more

20 2017

Breakfast at Shakespeare's

Woodexperts were out and about at the Timber Trade Federation's UK Softwood Conference (the Shippers' Breakfast) at the Globe Theatre ...more

02 2017

TFT Woodexperts receives accreditation for new training course

TFT Woodexperts has received accreditation from Proskills Global Ltd for its development of a Level 6 (Equivalent) Diploma in Wood Technology. The ...more

02 December 2016

TFT staff help lobby for timber at the House of Commons

Jim Coulson and Jan Antonovics of TFT Woodexperts, pictured in the Division Lobby in the House of Commons. Jim and Jan attended as part ...more

17 November 2016

First shipment of the latest Diamond Mark certified plywood

'Sumomarine' Marine Plywood by PT SLJ Global Tbk, stamped with the TFT Diamond Mark, leaves Indonesia for the UK. We look forward ...more

04 November 2016

Award winner to train with TFT

Dan Rimington, recent winner of the 2016 TTJ Award for Career Development in the over-25's category, now completing his Level 4 Wood ...more

01 November 2016

TFT sponsors timber industry award

Many congratulations to Jordan Carling who won the category of Best Shopfitting Apprentice at the Leeds College of Building Apprentice of ...more

03 2016

TFT Global in France

TFT Woodexperts recently took a stand at the Carrefour du Bois international wood exhibition in Nantes, France. We promoted our own ...more

28 2015

A New Website for Woodexperts

You might have noticed that our website is looking a little sharper these days! After moving offices in 2015, we decided it was time ...more