Institute of Roofing Associate Course
The Associate Course is perfect for anyone considering a professional career in roofing, particularly with an eye to moving into or occupying a supervisory or management role.
This course is fully interactive and will provide essential skills and knowledge to be able to progress in the Roofing Industry.
The Associate Course is delivered as an intensive learning experience over a 5-week period.
The course is split between 1 day per week group learning in a classroom environment with a minimum 8 to a maximum 12 delegates per class.
This is coupled to a directed self-learning programme designed to prepare the delegate for the group sessions and to help revise subjects covered during group learning time.
There is approximately 50 hours of guided self-learning, which will require up to 10 hours per week.
Self-Study sessions will be interactive, well supported and offered in manageable chunks, each with an element of assessment using pre-prepared learning tools; including structured e-learning, videos, presentations, exercises and quizzes to make studies proceed at a pace which meets personal preferences and workload.
Group sessions will involve a range of activities to expand and consolidate learning.
The course subjects cover Standards, Legislation, Health & Safety, Roofing Systems, Design, Basics of Estimating & Tendering, Procurement, Contracts.
Courses are run throughout the UK as demand dictates and costs £850+VAT per delegate.
For information on potential courses in your area or to host a course dedicated to your company, please contact the Institute of Roofing at firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your requirements.
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
CPD is a condition of membership of the Institute of Roofing. Members are required to complete a minimum 24 hours of self-guided learning per year which can take a wide variety of forms. For example;
- Attending in-house training
- External courses either at your employers request or at your own discretion (work related)
- Technical reading – updating yourself on industry knowledge via periodicals such as RCI Magazine, Roofing Today etc.
- Attendance at IoR Regional meetings (which include CPD presentations)
- Online courses such as offered free from the IoR in Health & Safety of Business Development Skills
- Conferences which impart knowledge
- Trade Shows offering seminars as a learning experience as part of the show
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