CPD Centre – Information and courses for Architects and Interior Designers

All the courses below are totally free to access.

architects riba cpd courses

You are not required to preregister to access the modules but on successful completion you will be asked to provide your email so we can send you a certificate.
Should you have any queries relating to the courses, completions or receiving your CPD certificate, please email us at helpdesk@woodcampus.co.uk, supplying your unique learner ID if able.

Swedish Wood Award

Do you want to be inspired to build with wood? Take a look at these short video presentations of 22 of the best entrants to the Swedish Wood Award over the last half-century.

RIBA or BIID-Accredited CPD courses

The CPD courses below are accredited either by RIBA or BIID and are totally free to access, when and where you want. You may dip into them for information about a specific topic, or complete the full course. You don’t need to pre-register for access to the courses. On successful completion of a course and assessment, you will be asked for your email so we can send you a CPD certificate.

  • Introduction To Timber
    Course Takes Approx. 15 mins.
  • Wood in Interiors
    Panelling, flooring, doors/fire doors, stairs, mouldings and species
  • Building With Wood
    Timber frame, CLT, engineered wood, roofing floors and joists
  • Fire Safety and FR-Rated Timber
    Phases of fire development, classification, FR level & retardants
  • Wood CO2ts less
    Wood CO2ts less mini CPD
  • Focus on Cladding
    Course Takes Approx. 15 mins.
  • Procuring Sustainable Timber
    Course Takes Approx. 30 mins.
  • Introduction to Windows
    Course Takes Approx. 35 mins.
  • Deck Design & Installation
    Course Takes Approx. 35 mins.
  • Wood Coatings & Preservatives
    Course Takes Approx. 45 mins.


TTF MD, Dave Hopkins 

A fascinating insight into the ins and outs of sustainable procurement.

Specifiers Guide to Timber Windows

This guide was produced by the Wood Window Alliance to help architects with the selection and specification of window frames that meet modern performance standards and offer durability to match a typical 60 year building design life.

Windows: Whole Life Cost Analysis

This authoritative Whole Life Analysis of WWA timber, modified timber and alu-clad timber windows vs PVC-U includes detailed analysis.

100 Projects UK CLT new book available for download

The benefits of cross-laminated timber (CLT) are clear: building in timber is quick, clean, and easy.

Swedish Wood Announced As BIID Platinum Partner

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) provide a Platinum Partner programme for Industry Partners wishing to work closely with the Institute and Swedish Wood have become their latest member.

Cutting Down Trees Can Help Save The Climate

Sweden’s forest industry has prepared a defence against critics who say trees should be left in the forest to bind carbon and help fight climate change.

The Forest and The Climate

Growing forest absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This happens through photosynthesis, which converts solar energy, carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates that are the building blocks of wood. Oxygen is released as part of the process.

Bristol approves Swedish flat-pack housing

CGI of BoKlok housing The budget Swedish housing development on Airport Road Bristol will provide 173 family homes, which will be available for market sale as well as support social housing schemes by Bristol City Council and local housing associations.
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The Swedish Pavilion