Framer Course

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By Daniel Blair

Bit Space Development Ltd. in partnership with Manitoba Construction Sector Council developed a series of eLearning modules of the Framer Course, using 360 photos and videos technology. This has created an immersive learning content that entitled trainees to access the job site beforehand without leaving the training room, unlike the other conventional training methods like paper-based or online training with audio.

Multiple Learning Modules

The framers course will teach technical skills (knowledge of tools, equipment and processes) and will embed safety training and Essential Skills throughout the program (reading, measurement, document use, communication, physical dexterity, working from heights, working with others).

The course has 8 modules that give learners an overview of framing.

  • Lesson 1:

    Safety

  • Lesson 2:

    Hand and Power tools, math

  • Lesson 3:

    Floor framing

  • Lesson 4:

    Wall framing

  • Lesson 5:

    Engineered Roof Trusses

  • Lesson 6:

    Conventional Roof Framing

  • Lesson 7:

    Insulation, Ventilation and Intersecting Roofs

  • Lesson 8:

    Intersecting Roofs

 

We created a quick demo to demonstrate how it looks like in VR mode. Check this out.

In this course you will learn:

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of Tools
  • Knowledge of Equipment
  • Introduction to Proper Processes

Safety Training

  • Working from Heights
  • Physical Dexterity
  • Working with Others

Essential Skills

  • Reading Building Plans
  • Proper Measurement Techniques
  • Use of Documentation

The virtual reality Framer modules are available for anyone to try. To get the full course material, you must sign up for training with the Manitoba Construction Sector Council.

Take the Full Course!

The Framer App is a component of a larger course offered by the Manitoba Construction Sector Council. If you would like to work as a framer in Manitoba, you can enroll in the MCSC Framer Certificate program.
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