As part of the agreement the TRA will
present at the IoC’s city hub workshops which take place at construction
colleges across the UK, offering students the chance to learn about the range
of career opportunities available in the timber industry.
This will enable the TRA to showcase
timber engineering as a potential career option to those looking to make their
first steps into the industry.
The students will also be able to
benefit from the career’s advice and health and safety information offered by
Nick Boulton, TRA chief executive, said:
“This reciprocal agreement will create a
lot of value for students interested in making their mark in this diverse and
rewarding industry. Presenting to carpentry and joinery students gives us the
chance to attract new talent into the timber engineering sector, and to show
them the wide range of roles available with employers all over UK.”
Geoff Rhodes, president of the IoC,
“As part of our outreach programme we
are offering carpentry and joinery students free IoC membership. Our
partnership with the TRA enables the students to benefit from the wealth of
information that they have to offer. The agreement is hugely beneficial to both
The TRA offers an array of technical
documents which are free to download.