The light gauge steel framing industry is currently experiencing record demand from construction of new homes and community buildings. There are great career opportunities open for detailers in this exciting growth industry.

If you are motivated by the opportunity to design and fabricate buildings using the latest in 3D modelling and BIM software models, this webcast seminar will be of interest.

You can expect to gain an introduction to the use of Light Gauge Steel (LGS) for the fabrication of frames and trusses, and the associated detailing processes used in building design.

The seminar is presented by industry experts, and includes an opportunity to ‘meet’ some early career detailers that have recently started working in the industry.

The overall seminar package consists of 2 x 45 minute pre-recorded presentations (parts 1 & 2), a virtual tour, followed by a pre-recorded Q&A session up to 60 minutes long as follows:

Part number Topic Type of event Viewing dates


  • History of LGS
  • End Applications for LGS
  • Why LGS is increasing
  • Role of NASH and key standards
  • Key roles in the supply chain – detailing, fabrication, and installation
  • Typical LGS Supply
  • Case Studies (Domestic & Commercial Construction)
Pre-recorded presentation Available from Wednesday 5 May


  • Loads and Load Paths
  • LGS Terminology
  • Member sections
  • Connections
  • Bracing
  • Differences between structural steel and LGS
  • Material properties of LGS including TCT vs BMT, yield and ultimate strength
  • Key compliance requirements – dissimilar metals, termite management, bushfires, marine zones, fire separation etc
  • Detailing software
Pre-recorded presentation Available from Wednesday 12 May
3 *BONUS CONTENT Virtual guided tour of leading steel frame fabricator Dynamic Steel Frame. Pre-recorded presentation Available from Wednesday 19 May
4 Q&A – presenter answers questions posted by viewers of parts 1 & 2.   Pre-recorded presentation Available from Wednesday 19 May





















All content will be available to view on your ASI Dashboard until Wednesday 26 May 2021.

*Bonus Content

Virtual guided tour of leading steel frame fabricator Dynamic Steel Frame, including a visit to their detailing office, roll forming factory, and 'meetings' with some of the newest members of the detailing and BIM design team. Presented by Peter Blythe from Dynamic Steel Frame


  • Paul Jones - Business Manager, Enduroframe
  • Sylvia Weber - Framing Support Manager, Enduroframe

Event fees

  • $25 - ASI/NASH/NAWIC/ACMA Member
  • $35 - non-member

NASH, NAWIC and ACMA members should email to receive a discount code

Reduced fee packages are available for companies registering 10 or more attendees. For further information, please contact ASI at