Online learning on precast now available

As the peak body of the Australian precast concrete industry, National Precast is invested in ensuring a safer, more standardised and sustainable construction industry and in improving the competency of all industry stakeholders.

As well as the Association’s traditional publications, digital publications and a range of online learning modules are now being developed. Both are publicly accessible through

The growing range of modules and publications has been carefully developed to benefit a range of industry stakeholders including architects, engineers, builders, precast manufacturers and students.

The interactive learning modules provide written and illustrated examples to assist industry professionals to learn and critically examine industry practices.

With a variety of digital publications available, the online learning modules on offer include An Introduction to Precast and Understanding Grouted Precast Joints.

Introduction to Precast

This course gives you an introduction to precast. Learn about how precast differs from site poured concrete, the types and applications of precast elements and why it’s the fastest and most efficient construction method available. You’ll be provided with an overview of the manufacturing, transport and installation processes.

Understanding grouted precast joints – Technical Course

This technical course is based on the highly regarded industry guidance released by National Precast, Understanding Grouted Precast Joints – A guide for engineers and building contractors.

It is an exclusive course that will lead you through the guide and develop your knowledge of grouted precast joints.

In this course you will learn:

  • Design and Specification
  • Joint types and elements
  • Common grouting methods
  • Responsibilities of parties in construction phase
  • Aesthetics

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