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Sdrhcon2011 robinson

  1. 1. Training as a Key Element in ReconstructionSustainable Disaster Relief Housing Conference, Ottawa, October 2011 CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  2. 2. Role of CMHC InternationalHousing export Support to small/medium companies to help them increase and diversify their exports Building partnerships between Canadian and foreign companiesInternational relations Represents Canada internationally on housing matters Government to government collaboration CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  3. 3. Gap between supply and demandCanadian ReconstructionCapacity NeedsMotivation Turnkey solutionsPrefab systems & kits Local job creation &Adaptation business developmentPerformance AffordabilityContainerization Respect local traditionsTraining CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  4. 4. Gap between supply and demandCanadian ReconstructionCapacity NeedsMotivation Turnkey solutionsPrefab systems & kits Local job creation &Adaptation Gap business developmentPerformance Shipping AffordabilityContainerization Project management Respect local traditionsTraining Erection Quality assurance Land & infrastructure Approvals Financing Acceptance of imported systems CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  5. 5. Gap between supply and demandCanadian ReconstructionCapacity NeedsMotivation Turnkey solutionsPrefab systems & kits Local job creation &Adaptation Gap business developmentPerformance Shipping AffordabilityContainerization Project management Respect local traditions ErectionTraining Quality assurance Land & infrastructure Approvals Financing Acceptance of imported systems CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  6. 6. Training is particularly essential for wood-frame constructionLack of familiarity with wood-frameLack of skilled carpenters, constructionsupervisors, inspectorsConcerns over long-term durability refire, moisture, hurricanes, earthquakes,termitesLow budgets + desirability for local job creation = preference for site-built rather than prefab CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  7. 7. Basic principlesAdaptation of training materials forlocal climate, hazards, skill level,education level, languagePractical emphasis, hands-onexperienceDemonstration houses forongoing referenceTrain the trainersFollow-up on-site technicalsupport, quality assuranceand inspections CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  8. 8. Construction trainingFor trades: Erection of specific systems being imported Carpentry & w-f constructionBut also for builders: Integration of w-f with other systems Sequencing of trades, organization of labour force Material and site management Supervision and project management Local regulatory compliance CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  9. 9. Construction training (cont’d) Incorporate basic building science to ensure long-term durability: Earthquakes Hurricanes Fire Moisture Termites“Build back better” CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  10. 10. Broader influence of trainingBuilding officials: How to inspect wood-frame Assistance with code developmentLocal business development: Sustainable forestry Supply chain managementOccupants: Operation & maintenance Future expansion “Create a Canadian legacy” CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  11. 11. Pre-project presentationsAwareness-raising for decision-makers, local governments, aidagenciesCanadian capacity, expertise andexperienceViability of Canadian system:advantages, durability, costs,availability of technical support &trainingHybrid possibilities: wood-frame +traditional materials CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  12. 12. Canadian housing sector has a long history of trainingCommunity colleges: carpentry, building technologyGovernment agencies (CMHC, NRCan, NRC) andindustry associations: building scienceAboriginal capacity building:trades & project management CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  13. 13. And a successful track record in overseas trainingCanada Wood Systematic introduction of wood-frame to China Sichuan earthquake reconstructionCommunity colleges activein Haiti, Russia, Japan, etc. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  14. 14. And a successful track record in overseas training (cont’d)Canadian suppliers Maisons Laprise, Haiti Britco, Indonesia Viceroy, Japan CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  15. 15. CMHC’s International Training TeamCreated in 1999 as a pool of privatesector experts to assist CMHCTechnical presentations, on-sitetraining, design charrettesDelivered over 240 sessions, reachingover 10,000 participants CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  16. 16. CMHC’s International Training TeamProviding support for large-scale wood-frame projects inChina and RussiaAdaptation of “Canadian WoodFrame House Construction” toother climates & languages CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  17. 17. Incorporating training into future reconstruction proposals1. Team Canada approach2. Needs assessment3. Influencing decision-makers4. Influencing spec writing5. Adaptation of training materials6. Train the trainers, trades, supervisors, inspectors7. Ongoing on-site technical support, quality assurance & occupant education CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  18. 18. Question for discussion• How can we effectively draw on Canada’s extensive experience in training to assist the Canadian housing sector to become a major supplier of post-disaster housing? CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION
  19. 19. Terry RobinsonDirector, Housing Export CMHC International THANK YOU! trobinso@cmhc.ca +1 613 748 2333 CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION

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