Find your nearest training opportunity

To help bridge the skills gap there are a number of organisations investing in the expertise we need for the roofing industry to flourish. This map shows just a few of the diverse range of training options across the UK, from college courses and apprenticeships to product specific manufacturer instruction. In this section you’ll also find articles explaining just how some of these centres are tackling the skills shortage head on.

Article Page No. Location
RCI Exhibition 2017, CITB drop in clinic 4 Coventry
Marley Eternit Training Venues 5 3 Locations
Colleges benefiting from SIG Roofing Academy 8 Nationwide
Velux Training Centre 10 Glenrothes
ALM Training Facility 14 Hoddesdon
Russell Roofing Technical Training & Research Centre 18 Burton-on-Trent
Redland National Training Centre 19 South Cerney
Klober Training Facility 20 Castle Donington
NFRC Affiliated Colleges (x21) 20 Nationwide
Hambleside Danelaw Training Centre 21 2 Locations
SIG Design Technology Accredited Contractors 24 Shepshed
IKO Training 28 Wigan
Kingspan Academy 32 3 Locations

FIX-R demo days and training available at over 165 locations nationwide – contact your local branch, details can be found on the back page.

CITB training courses and roofing apprenticeships are available across England, Scotland and Wales – see page 31 or visit

The SIG Industrial Roofing Centre offers impartial advice on choosing the right industrial roofing product training for you. Whether it’s refresher training on installation methods, bespoke training or training for complete novices they can help! Simply call 0870 264 7766 or email [email protected].

Manufacturers and suppliers also offer bespoke training, tailored to your individual requirements. Email: [email protected] tell us what you need and we will be happy to help.

Training on CrysticROOF products are available from Scott Bader.

Book a factory tour with Steadmans and receive information about:

  • Wall and roof panels performance and specification
  • Building regulations
  • Installation instructions
  • Details of their independent warranty

Read more on page 30 or for more information call 01697 478277 or email [email protected].