Fibreglass / GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) Flat Roofing Courses

The Builder Training Centre offers training in the next generation of Flat Roofing. You will learn how to install this environmentally friendly roofing solution using Fibreglass / GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) roofing system (Cure-it). This training course is ideal for beginners looking to learn Roofing for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career in Roofing.

“The centre is a really good facility and all staff members are very helpful and friendly. The course was excellent and should be a good grounding for contractors wishing to lay fibre glass roofs”

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Fibreglass / GRP Roofing

The Builder Training Centre (The BTC) offers a high quality structured Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course, which can be attended in one day or over 2 evenings. Our instructors are qualified, highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tradespersons, so students can take advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and advice they offer.  This short course is intensive, but the atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.

If you have a particular project in mind, or some building plans you wish to gain advice on, our instructors will be more than happy to discuss these with you.

You will be learning how to lay a Fibreglass / GRP Roofing System (Cure-it) using specially formulated roofing resins and topcoats.  You will be amazed at what you can learn within one day / 2 evenings!  Please take time to view a selection of our testimonials from students that have attended the Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course by clicking here

You will get dirty so you should bring working clothes which must include a long sleeved top and suitable long trousers. We have changing room facilities for men and women!  You will find our prices are competitive, and include the use of tools and materials for your Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course whilst you are here, but for health and safety reasons you are required to have steel toe capped footwear to wear throughout the course.  These can be purchased from reception on your first morning for £20 if required.

Full instruction will be provided in the use of tools, and a selection of tools will be available for purchase from reception at any time during or after your course.

Cure-It is formed in situ to create a waterproof membrane that covers a whole roof without any seams, joints or welds.  Our training course is designed to deliver practical training along with product information and the possibilities for a solution to almost any roofing problem.  You will learn about health and safety, storage, and handling procedures for the Fibreglass / Glass Reinforced Plastic roofing materials.  Material estimation, costing and other commercial considerations will also be covered.

By the end of this course we believe that you will be more than satisfied with the skills learnt and have a good understanding of the techniques required to enable you to lay a Fibreglass / Glass Reinforced Plastic roof.

Tasks will include:

  • Product Description
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Use of Tools
  • Use of Materials
  • Preparing and Decking a Sample Roof
  • Fixing Edge Trims
  • Laminating
  • Top-coating and Finishing
  • Cleaning Tools and Equipment
  • Discussing guarantees

After completing the Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Training Course you will receive a Builder Training Centre Certificate of Continuous Professional Development.

What is GRP?

GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) is the technical name for what is commonly known as ‘fibreglass’. GRP is extremely versatile, strong and waterproof, making GRP the ideal solution for applications such as roofing systems.

Why Use GRP for Roofing?

We use the Cure-It GRP Waterproofing System, made by G&B (North West)/Topseal Systems, on the course which is environmentally friendly and offers the following:

  • 20 year materials guarantee
  • Fire retardant (BS 476 Part 3 Ext Fab)
  • Extremely long lifespan (studies show 50+ years)
  • Easy to use, quick to install
  • Very durable (will withstand foot traffic as standard)
  • Any BS4800 colour with non-slip option
  • No seams, joints or welds
  • Specially formulated for roofing
  • Full support available
  • Can be used for almost any application (including commercial applications, balconies, walkways, steps, gutters, ponds, pools)

Cure-it is manufactured by G&B (North West) / Topseal Systems Ltd, and our tutors have been fully trained in co-operation with G&B (North West) / Topseal Systems Ltd, therefore you know you can expect a high level of teaching.  A technical helpline number is available on completion.

Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing

Day Deposit Total Price Course Times
1 day - week £150 £175 9.00am - 3.00pm

Full payment or a minimum deposit payment of £150 is required to book a Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course. 

 Add Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course to a multi course package:

 (Roof Construction, Roof Tiling, Carpentry, Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing)

 Total £1,585.00 (inc VAT). A saving of £55.00!

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For information on our other Roofing Courses please click on the relevant links below:

For 5 day Roof Construction Courses click here

 For 5 day Roof Tiling Courses click here

You are welcome to visit The Builder Training Centre at any time during opening hours (8.00 am until 5.30 pm) either during the week or at weekends to see our facilities first hand. No appointment is required and you will be made very welcome.  Why not come and meet our roofing instructors and speak to our roofing students and see for yourself what you can achieve from each course?

We are confident that you will like what you see and will want to learn how to lay a Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roof at The Builder Training Centre.

Why not give Matt, Sally or Andy a call, who will be more than happy to assist, on 0208 649 9340

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We are a totally independent company trading as Builder Training Centres Ltd.

All our flat roofing courses are held at our training centre in Surrey, Greater London