TRADA Membership For Students and Lecturers
As a member of TRADA we can provide you with all the information on timber that you need through:
- Hundreds of free online publications, including books
- Free telephone advice on anything related to wood
- Discounts on a wide range of resources published by TRADA and others
Save time, and therefore money, by getting quick and authoritative answers to any questions on using wood. The telephone helpline is open 9:00 - 17:00 (UK time), Monday to Friday t: +44(0)1494 569601
View hundreds of technical publications online, 24 hours a day - allowing you to hit immovable deadlines by working outside of normal office hours.
Choose from hundreds of precise service categories, which make TRADA's online Find a Supplier directory the most comprehensive UK directory of its kind. Load PDF brochures, captioned images, addresses and business descriptions yourself.
Choose up to 5 categories in the Find a Supplier section of the UK's leading Timber Industry Yearbook, which is supplied to 3000 individuals who are passionate about using wood.
Read over 60 comprehensive information sheets on a broad range of wood topics - forming the core component of our information for many decades.
Prepare for the future and target the best construction sectors by using the Construction Products Association's thoroughly researched quarterly market reports.
Download suggested thermal details to comply with Part L, giving fully calculated U- and Psi-values.
Read some of our most popular titles online, with full drawing details, enabling you to check our recommendations wherever you are.
Read which feature inspirational timber buildings selected for their quality in design and construction. Each study demonstrates why timber was selected and how the design works, including comprehensive technical description, photographs during and after construction, and detail drawings.
Save time by calculating using our online Timbersizer EC5 software which covers all domestic structural timber members. The complementary Timberconnections software allows you to calculate connection capacities with nails, screws, bolts, dowels and coach screws in two and three member combinations in timber and steel.
Learn more about designing and building with timber at very affordable prices using the TRADA members' discounts.
Use the free CPD tracking device which enables you to keep a log of the number of articles that you have read on the site. Print a certificate at any time showing the CPD points accrued.