Training Courses

Course Schedule for 2014

We have an exciting range of training workshops, which are scheduled on demand.

Please register your interest for any of our workshops at www.rammedearthbuilder.com.au

  • Rammed Earth Wall Building
    Practical Workshop for Owner-Builders

    with tips and tricks from professional rammed earth builder.
    The only workshop of its kind in Australia.
    Where: Various locations in country and Perth metro areas.
    Date: Scheduled on demand
  • Sustainable Building Design - Draw Your Own Concept Plan .with Sharon Ponsford, Environmental Designer
    Awaken your creative streak - learn how to design and draw your own concept drawings easily using tips and tricks from one of the experts. 
    This workshop takes you through the process of developing your design brief through to sketching and hand-drawing your own 1:100 scale concept plans.  Learn about solar passive and basic feng-shui design principles to improve the comfort and well-being of your home.  Learn the most common design mistakes and how to avoid them. 
    This course is a must for anybody wishing to design their own studio, cabin, holiday retreat or dream home

    Where: Rammed Earth Living Design Studio, Wooroloo (Perth side)
    Date: This course will be scheduled on demand.
    Duration: 5 hours      Cost: $110 per participant (does not include stationery, stationery list provided on enrolment)
    Minimum of four people required, so ask a friend and we can schedule evening classes or a weekend workshop at a date to suit you.
  • Drawn Your Own Working Drawings for Shire Approval with Sharon Ponsford, Environmental Designer
    Learn step-by-step from an industry professional how to hand-draw your own high quality working drawings for council approval.  Learn the common reasons why your plans will be rejected by the shire and how to give your drawings the best chance for shire approval the first time.  This course is a must for anybody with some time on their hands who wishes to learn how to prepare their own high-quality working drawings for council approval.
    Note: The course does not include engineers structural drawings, which must always be prepared by a certified structural engineer.
    Extra Note: This course is for small single storey buildings only.  For larger and more complex or two storey buildings please do not hesitate to engage a professional building designer.

    Where: Various locations in country and Perth metro areas.
    Date: This course will be scheduled on demand. 
    Duration: 5 hours     Cost: $110 per participant (does not include stationery, stationery list provided on enrolment)
    Minimum of four people required, so ask a friend and we can schedule evening classes or a weekend workshop at a date to suit you.
  • Google Sketchup Introduction with Sharon Ponsford, Environmental Designer
    Are you completely new to computers, or just not able to learn by yourself from the online tutorials?  Then this course is for you.  Learn the basics to get you started drawing in 3D with the latest version of Google Sketchup. (Available free from Google)

    Where: Various locations in country and Perth metro areas.
    Date: This course will be scheduled on demand. 
    Duration: 3 hours     Cost: $66 per participant
    Google Sketchup free edition provided.  We do have computers available for the course but we recommend you bring your own notebook computer, it will be easier for you to learn.
    Minimum of only four people required, so ask a friend and we can schedule evening classes or a weekend workshop at a date to suit you.
  • Architectural Model Making with Sharon Ponsford, Environmental Designer
    Learn how to create an accurate scale model of your building project using materials which are easily obtained for very little and no cost. 

    Where: Various locations in country and Perth metro areas.
    Date: This course will be scheduled on demand. 
    Duration: 4 hours     Cost: $88 per participant includes materials
    Minimum of only four people required, so ask a friend and we can schedule evening classes or a weekend workshop at a date to suit you.
 

 

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