STEP Straw Bale Building Training

STEP 3 – Load bearing straw bale construction

vorgestellt von Herbert Gruber

Content: Load-bearing construction methods (big and small bale techniques), construction of base and top plates and window boxes, suitable roofs, connection to roofs and ceilings, static behaviour, innovative examples of load-bearing constructions.

The Lessons

Skills/competences

Trainees can

  • handle tools and machines for load-bearing straw bale construction and plan a load-bearing wall with small or big bales
  • assess and avoid the hazards on building sites
  • apply the different load-bearing construction methods for small and big bales and details and resize, compress and fix the bales
  • explain different types of load-bearing techniques and their advantages and disadvantages [Level 4].
  • Inspect and select good quality straw bales.

STEP CERTIFIED: online course + 4 days Zoom workshop + Zoom webinars, single price: € 384 / € 290 for students and unemployed persons

4 days practical workshop (extra charge):
1 person: € 360 (incl. board and lodging)
Students and unemployed: € 270.
Single price: € 70/€ 55 per day (min. 3 consecutive days) + € 25/day for meals/accommodation

Your advantage as couple/friends: the second person pays the reduced price!
10% discount with asbn membership

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