Professional Builders: Here’s Your Chance To Learn Bamboo-Based Construction For Free

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Base Bahay Foundation, Inc. (Base Bahay)  is holding a free online and in-person workshop on Bamboo Codes and Standards for interested architects, contractors, civil engineers, and professional builders  as part of its ongoing continuing professional development (CPD) offerings through the Base Bamboo Academy.

Accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission to conduct CPD programs for industry professionals, the Base Bamboo Academy has been conducting free learning modules for workers and professional builders such as architects and civil engineers since 2021.

The training spotlight will be on Bamboo Standards: Guiding Principles and Codes behind the Cement-Bamboo Frame Technology, which will cover discussions on PNS ISO 22157: Physical and Mechanical Properties of Bamboo; PNS ISO 19624: Grading of Bamboo Culms; and PNS ISO 22156: Bamboo Structures.  The course will have both online and in-person sessions.

The Base Bamboo Academy CPD programs are key to the Foundation’s advocacy, as global leader in the bamboo-based research and technology, to propel bamboo-based technology and other alternative building technologies into the mainstream construction industry.

For contractors, Base runs an accreditation program which, when completed, unlocks access to a series of training programs, research, and more information on the latest technology in bamboo housing and other alternative construction materials. Accredited contractors are also able to engage in construction projects with other Base partner organizations.

For industry workers, the Academy offers TESDA-accredited programs on masonry and carpentry also cover the basics of employing Base Bahay’s signature Cement-Bamboo Frame Technology. Base’s skills training programs give workers the opportunity to earn their TESDA NC II Certifications which they can use for other projects.

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