Our education

CSAW’s education program supports those who want to learn about sustainable building solutions and acquire specialist timber engineering and design skills.

CSAW’s education programs provide structured opportunities for building design professionals, members of the building and timber and wood products sectors, and others who want to increase their skill and knowledge about making and using wood products for sustainable building solutions.

Higher degree research

Higher degree research (HDR) trains students in the research process and in the specialist knowledge and skills of their subject area. HDR students at CSAW are active across each of our research activity areas. You can find out more about HDR study and our HDR priority topics at:

CSAWs HDR priority topics and opportunities

Graduate Research

Master of Professional Engineering (Timber Design) (P7A)

The UTAS Master of Professional Engineering offers a specialisation in Timber Design, the only timber-based engineering graduate level course in Australia. This course focuses on all aspects of timber engineering – from the design and construction of commercial and residential timber buildings to the processing and manufacture of their components, including engineered wood products.

By choosing this specialisation, you will develop specialist skills in timber engineering to equip you for a future with ever more demand for high quality timber buildings.

Master of Professional Engineering (Timber Design) (P7A)

Timber design workshops

CSAW offers intensive Timber Design Workshops designed for building design professionals interested in timber-rich construction to develop skills, confidence and networks in a unique, hands-on event. The workshops often combine self-paced online learning, presentations with key industry speakers, and learning-by-making workshop sessions.

  • To register your interest in participating in the next Timber Design Workshop, email Info CSAW

Other skills development options

CSAW regularly offers Timber Design and Construction Seminars to Tasmania's building industry and building design professions in person and online. These highlight the latest in timber design practice and reinforce the skills needed to use timber intelligently and well.

  • To register your interest in Timber Design and Construction Seminars, email Info CSAW

Educational resources

CSAW’s generates educational resources for professions, educators and others wanting to increase their skill and knowledge about making and using wood products for sustainable building solutions skills.

Find out more about our educational resources