Seminar: Use of Cold-Formed Steel in Low-Rise to Mid-Rise Buildings - Brisbane

Topics include:

  • Introduction to steel framing
    • Market
    • Examples
    • Required Standards
    • Building regulations
    • Benefits of steel framing
  • Designing and specifying steel frame buildings - options
    • How the industry works
    • Standard sizes
  • Class 1 townhouse and zero lot buildings
    • National Construction Code (NCC) requirements
    • NASH Handbook Part 1
    • Examples
  • Class 2, 3 and 9c Buildings
    • NCC requirements
      • Fire
      • Acoustic
      • Structural
  • Typical details
  • Case Studies 

Ken Watson is the Executive Director of NASH.  A professional engineer, Ken has extensive experience in the steel industry having worked in areas including management, design, market research and development.

Stefan Tschirren is Principal Structural Engineer at STS Structural Engineering & Consultancy and Chairman of the NASH Queensland Chapter.  Stefan has advanced skills in the design of cold-formed steel structures.

Seminar Package                             Seminar Fee (incl GST)
Seminar Notes (PDF)                         $375 ASI/NASH Member
Light lunch on arrival                          $455 EA Member
Afternoon tea                                      $535 Non- Member

Engineers attending this seminar may gain CPD points to meet Engineers Australia requirements. EA members who are not ASI members should email with current proof of membership to obtain the promotion code to access the EA Member reduced fee. NASH members please contact NASH at to obtain your promo code.


Attendees are eligible to purchase the NASH Standard – “Residential and Low-rise Steel Framing, Part 1 Design Criteria” at a reduced price by emailing NASH at

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