Tag: ITC-SA

27
Jun

The ITC-SA is a Non-Statutory Professional Body. What does that mean?

It is midway through the year and a good time to pause and reflect on the past six months and see whether your business is on track to achieve its mission and vision. Performance reviews form part of this process, with “professional” conduct often used as a performance descriptor. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) is “recognised by

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27
Jun

First regional meeting since 2019 motivates Western Cape members

The Western Cape members of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) recently enjoyed an opportunity to meet while heeding the Covid-19 safety protocols. Neil de Villiers, the ITC-SA’s newly appointed Western Cape Regional Coordinator, chaired the well-attended Regional Meeting held in Cape Town on 27 May. It was a gathering of professionals from all membership categories and role

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26
Mar

The ITC-SA is a significant player in the process of solving the housing crisis

  The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA’s) crucial role in solving the country’s housing crisis is often overlooked by government and civil society. There is a tendency to assume that building houses and communities is a “numbers only” exercise about the number of keys handed over without regard for the safety, sturdiness, liveability, and longevity of the structures.

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17
Oct

ITC-SA Partners With PRAWA & SAICE to Boost Industry Standards & Training

In a bid to ensure the standards and training of the timber roof truss industry in South Africa, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) has entered into a memorandum of agreement with both the Professional Roof Repair and Waterproofing Association (PRAWA) and the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), respectively.  These partnerships were established to build on

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17
Oct

New General Manager for ITC-SA

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Söderlund as General Manager. Mr Söderlund comes with an educational background in Wood Science, Accounting, and Economics, and has been in the service of wood and timber processing sector since 1994. As such, he has

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17
Jul

Workshop: Understanding Roof Inspections | Johannesburg | 4-6 August 2020

In an effort to boost skills development in South Africa’s roofing industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting a CPD-accredited workshop on Understanding Roof Inspections in Johannesburg from 4 to 6 August 2020.  Any person who is interested in expanding their knowledge and expertise in timber

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29
May

Taking a stand for timber construction during COVID-19

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body safeguarding the local timber construction industry for over 45 years, has taken several exceptional steps in supporting not only its membership, but the timber construction industry at large, as the country transitions to Level 3 of lockdown. Having seen its first confirmed local

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4
Mar

Notice: ITC-SA Training Certificates

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s SAQA-accredited professional body, safeguarding the engineered timber construction industry for over 45 years, wishes to emphasize that its training certificates are to be earned through the right channels and that employers should follow due diligence in validating potential employees’ certifications. “The ITC-SA will investigate further security measures on its certification

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20
Feb

Structural timber: Know your standard dimensions, truss types and profiles

South Africa’s unique climate,  combined with specie matching and genetic engineering conducted for over a century by local forestry and sawmilling industries, underpins the country’s structural lumber products as truly world class. With that, there are critical guidelines around standard dimensions of structural timber, truss types and their profiles that must be adhered to in order to meet standard building

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29
Jan

Workshop: Understanding Roof Inspections | Johannesburg | 4-6 August 2020

In an effort to boost skills development in South Africa’s roofing industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting a CPD-accredited workshop on Understanding Roof Inspections in Johannesburg from 4 to 6 August 2020.  Any person who is interested in expanding their knowledge and expertise in timber

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