The TPTS Lumber Grading Course is designed to enhance your understanding of NGR grades, manufacturing requirements, knot measurements and related topics that are designed to expand your knowledge of lumber grading. Most participants will leave the course proficient in grading knots, wane and various other defects.
Who should attend? Grader Trainees, Experienced Lumber Graders, Quality Control and Process Technicians, Supervision and Value Technicians.
Class Date: February 6-8, 2023
Class Location: Timber Products - Conyers, GA facility, 1641 Sigman Road, Conyers GA 30012
Lodging Available: Each participant is responsible for securing their lodging. Here are some local options:
Registration Fee: $600 per person, registration deadline is January 15th, 2024. Lunch and snacks provided.
To Register, please use this link: Grader Course Registration
Day 1, Feb. 6: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, Wood Basics, defect recognition, etc.
Day 2, Feb. 7: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, grading knots, wane and other natural defects
Day 3, Feb. 8: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, understanding and grading manufacturing defects, basic optimization training and a day 2 recap