Weekday or Weekend Green (Living) Roofing Courses


The Builder Training Centre offers training in environmentally friendly Green Roofing/Living Roofing.  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.  This course is a natural progression for those that have attended the one day GRP / Fibreglass Flat Roofing Course.


‘Environmentally and Socially responsible Green Roofing Course’

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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 install a green roof. You will be amazed at what you can learn within one day!  Please take time to view a selection of our testimonials from students that have attended the Green / Living Roofing Course by clicking here

You may get dirty so you should bring working clothes. 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 Green (Living) 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. Tools are also available for purchase from reception at any time during or after your course.

You will learn about the differences between the various Green Roof systems and build up. The course will include how to install a modular green roof and on-going maintenance.

Course Content

· Overview of Green Living Roofs

· Bio-diverse benefits of Green Roofs

· Intensive Green Roofs build up

· Extensive Green Roofs build up

· Planting types and modular pre-grown Green Roofs

· Construction of a modular Green Roof

· Benefits of modular Green Roof systems

· Installation

· Practical demonstrations and hands-on training

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 Green (Living) Roof.

After completing the Green (Living) Roofing Training Course you will receive a Builder Training Centre Certificate of Continuous Professional Development.

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 Green Roofing.  Our one day GRP Fibreglass Roofing Course is therefore a natural progression from this course.

Why Use Grufe Green Roofing?

  • Cost effective: no expense for complicated layers of build-up.
  • Self install: can be installed without previous horticultural or professional experience.
  • Lightweight: green roof modules can be easily lifted and located by one person
  • Pre-grown: delivered on pallets fully established, for an instant green roof
  • No irrigation: the roof will retain 75% of rain water and will not require an irrigation system
  • 4-in-one system: all the requirements for a green roof in one living module
  • Modular: can be easily lifted for maintenance purposes; the individual modules provide great flexibility

Green Roofing

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


Full payment or a minimum deposit payment of £150 is required to book a Green (Living) Roofing Course.

Combine Green Roofing Course with Fibreglass / GRP Flat Roofing Course:

Package Price £310.00 (inc VAT). A saving of £15.00!

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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

For 1 day GRP / Fibreglass Roofing 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 Green (Living) Roof at The Builder Training Centre.

Why not give Elaine, Sally or Andy a call, who will be more than happy to assist on 0800 389 2775 or 0208 649 9340

Or send an enquiry by clicking here

To apply for a course by sending an on-line application form click here

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

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