How to maximise productivity using the FRAMECAD Construction process

On or offsite: FRAMECAD supports you across all stages of construction

Speed, precision, strength, durability and sustainability - these are five words used to describe Cold Formed Steel construction, but achieving the fastest ROI with a new construction process can be a challenge at the start. 

In order to achieve the best and maximise  your productivity out of the FRAMECAD CFS technology, a dedicated team of experts can assist in your construction project from Day 1 by offering its solid knowledge and know-how in design and construction.

FRAMECAD is committed to supporting its customers with a proven training scheme to ensure your success. Whether you're starting your factory layout for the first time or you're already well established, from before the construction process starts, through to completion, our experts will be on hand to help you grow and develop based on your unique needs. 

This means your staff can get education and regular skill development to consistently achieve great results and the best ROI.

FRAMECAD’s customer support is here to help through every phase of construction

When it comes to building with Cold Formed Steel (CFS, also known as Light Gauge Steel), FRAMECAD has unparalleled experience and expertise to offer to designers, factory teams and onsite staff.

We offer intensive, world-class customer training in software-aided design, construction machinery and the premium FRAMECAD design-led process. With our training programmes - held either at one of our regional facilities or your construction site - your team will achieve mastery in factory operations, design, framing, and general productivity and that you achieve the fastest Return On Investment with the FRAMECAD system.

Benefits of FRAMECAD customer training

Premium materials and equipment, combined with organised operations and attention to detail, are the foundation of a successful final construction project. And, nowhere is this more true than with proper implementation of the FRAMECAD system.

Our training is facilitated by more than 30 top engineers, detailers, designers and experts in construction with cold formed steel. We educate teams in all different aspects of the FRAMECAD process, including our proprietary software, equipment and overall construction methodology, so that all your future projects run more efficiently and result in remarkable, enduring buildings.

Some of the unique benefits of our customer education programmes are:

  • Flexible training programmes. FRAMECAD will undertake a close assessement of your training needs and ensure that the training is designed according to your factory or construction specific needs. FRAMECAD ensures that your team receives a first-class education in the FRAMECAD Design and Construction process.
  • Teaching that ranges from beginner- to advanced-level, in multiple languages. No matter the current expertise level of your staff, our training will quickly bring them up to speed on state-of-the-art CFS construction techniques, software and equipment usage and factory operations.
  • Programmes that run either onsite or at FRAMECAD’s offices. Regardless of your location, you will have access to our premium customer support and training.
  • Instruction in all aspects of the FRAMECAD system. Your teams will gain a well-rounded foundation in best practices for faster, better construction.


Discover the onsite  training options to learn all about the best practices or to succeed in your CFS construction projects

Best Practice Training #1 – Factory Productivity

FRAMECAD’s Factory Productivity Training will improve the productivity, efficiency and profitability of your factory operations. With this onsite training, your teams will learn how to plan factory layout, handling of materials, and division of labour for optimal performance, allowing you to hit the ground running on the first day of any new project.

The training will help reduce project delays, ensure a competitive advantage, and produce the highest ROI for your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Machine operation and maintenance,
  • Framing production and assembly practice,
  • Optimal factory layout and production procedures,
  • Coil handling and storage,
  • Waste management,
  • Product storage and transportation.

After the course of study, your processes will be more streamlined and your team will be better equipped to monitor performance and assure quality.



Best Practice Training #2 – Steel Frame Erection

With FRAMECAD’s Steel Frame Erection Training, your staff will gain knowledge in best practices for CFS framing production and assembly for a wide range of projects. Your teams will also be introduced to the CFS methodology and how to properly work with the material to make superior components.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Marking out of slab,
  • Tools and equipment,
  • Safety procedures,
  • Framing and truss-making methodology,
  • Time management.

In the end, your teams will be fully prepared produce the kind of CFS frames and trusses that are the hallmark of successful, modern residential or commercial buildings.

In addition to these two practical onsite trainings, you can attend Beginner and Advanced design training at the FRAMECAD Academy, focused in training to use the FRAMECAD software programmes and covering the best way to design in cold-formed steel, using FRAMECAD Structure and FRAMECAD Detailer  

Contact FRAMECAD to talk to one of our CFS experts about training if you want to learn more about FRAMECAD’s personalised customer support and premium training programmes, or if you would like our input on a current project, we would love to talk to you.

Get in touch with FRAMECAD and provide some details about your project. This way, our experts can review your information and get back to you with helpful next steps. 


While efficient construction is a challenge to any developer, FRAMECAD offers training to construction companies starting their first venture or to experienced companies needing some additional expertise to achieve even better productivity. Because technology is changing and Cold Formed Steel Construction methodology has become the industry standard, it’s important to keep your competitive edge.

FRAMECAD’s training will help you do just that, giving your workforce the knowledge they need for successful, streamlined production and project success.

Want to learn more about our training programmes? FRAMECAD would love to meet you in person at the Housing UK tradeshow, 26 - 28 June 2018. Check this out for more details


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