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News from TFT Woodexperts

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5 July 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

7 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 May 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 February 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 September 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 April 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 March 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

2 July 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 September 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 April 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

9 February 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

1 May 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

4 March 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 February 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 August 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 July 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 June 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 May 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 March 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

2 February 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

2 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

4 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

1 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

3 June 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 July 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