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South Coast Roof Training is the only roof training centre in the south.

We offer a range of courses from a basic Foundation course, to NVQ Diploma Level 2 and Level 3 for roofing apprentices and those looking for a career in the roofing industry, to specialist Heritage courses (including the NVQ Diploma Level 3 Specialist Apprenticeship Programme in Roofing) to upskilling courses, company training days and short courses for professionals.

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 We would like to express our thanks to ESCO – the European Slate Company – for a supply of 400 x 200 Spanish slates for use in our Apprenticeship framework programmes.
South Coast Roof Training Ltd – March 2016

Bespoke Specialist Short Upskilling Courses

We are introducing a range of bespoke specialist short upskilling courses for experienced operatives covering:

  • Random-sized diminishing course slating
  • Tiling – plain tiles, peg tiles, interlocking tiles
  • Shingles – oak or cedar
  • Random-sized diminishing course stone slates (single or double lap)
  • Specialist lead skills

Most of the courses run for 2 days, a few for 1 day or 4 days (or longer if required, as they are tailored to your specification); it will depend on your current level of knowledge and experience; the particular roofing project you may have in mind.

Course dates

  • Available throughout the year

Course costs

These courses cost £200.00 + VAT per day

Call us to discuss your particular requirements; the courses; dates or to book on a course on 0845 678 0065

Bespoke Basic Short Courses

These courses offer basic training for those wanting to learn the essentials of roofing using slates, tiles and associated lead flashings.  They are suitable for those involved in property maintenance, loft conversions, DIY enthusiasts, and trade professionals such as architects, contract managers and estimators who would like to get hands-on experience.  The courses generally run for 1 or 2 days (or longer if required, as they are tailored to your specification).

Course dates

  • Available throughout the year

Course costs

These courses cost £200.00 + VAT per day

Call us to discuss your particular requirements; the courses; dates or to book on a course on 0845 678 0065

Built-up Felt Flat Roof course

  • Built-up felt 2-day course
  • This basic introductory course covers Health & Safety aspects; Torching Techniques; Hands-on work on individual rigs

Course dates

  • Monday 27th & 28th February 2017 – Fully booked
  • Monday 24th & 25th April 2017
  • Monday 19th & 20th June 2017
  • Monday 14th & 15th August 2017

For further course dates in 2017 click  here

For further information, or to book on a course, please call us on 0845 678 0065

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Specialist Up-skilling Programme (SUP) in Heritage Roof Slating & Tiling Level 3 NVQ Diploma

This new Heritage training programme has just been released, produced by the NFRC working with the CITB, and South Coast Roof Training Ltd has been approved by the NFRC and NSAC to deliver the course.

The programme is suitable for roofers with several years’ experience who would benefit from a Heritage qualification, and is a combination of instruction at the training centre (up to 13 days, subject to profiling), followed by on-site assessments (all within a 1-year framework), leading to the achievement of a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heritage Roof Slating & Tiling.

To find out more about the Heritage SUP course click here.

Course dates

  • Dates available throughout the year, contact us for availability on 0845 678 0065

This course is fully funded with a grant for companies registered with CITB that meet the criteria required by CITB and NSAC (National Specialist Accredited Centre).

Please contact us for available dates for the next Heritage Roofing SUP course, to book on a course, and for further details on 0845 678 0065.

CITB

NVQ Level 2 Diploma via On-Site Assessment (OSAT)

Funding is still available for NVQ Level 2 Diploma in:

  • Roof Slating and Tiling
  • Applied Waterproof Membranes
  • Metal Roofer

This programme enables experienced operatives to gain a qualification via On-Site Assessment.

For further details contact us on 0845 678 0065

LEAD COURSES

Lead Sheet Association 3-day lead welding or bossing and 5-day lead welding and bossing combined courses.

The next available Lead courses will begin on:

  • Monday 6th February 2017 – 5-day combined – Fully booked
  • Monday 13th February 2017 – 5-day combined – Fully booked
  • Monday 6th March 2017 – 5-day combined – Fully booked
  • Monday 3rd April 2017- 3-day bossing or welding or 5-day combined
  • Monday 10th April 2017 – 3-day bossing or welding or 5-day combined
  • Monday 30th May 2017 – 3-day bossing or welding or 5-day combined

For further course dates in 2017 click here

Course costs

  • 3-day courses – £450.00 + VAT
  • 5-day course – £650.00 + VAT

Members of the NFRC London & Southern Region can claim a grant for these courses.  This is in addition to any CITB short duration grants you may also be able to claim.

To book a place on the Lead course please call: 0845 678 0065

A participant in at a 5-day bossing and welding course said:

“I’m really glad I took the course, welding has come on leaps and bounds as has the bossing. Would recommend it to anybody.”

Lead Sheet Association

South Coast Roof Training Ltd is an Affiliate Member of the NFRC