This year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year competition opens on 1 September and welcomes all those recognised as an apprentice by their employer, or those working towards qualified status.
Apollo Roofing has appointed two of its laboratory technician apprentices to permanent roles, while two other youngsters follow in their footsteps.
RoofCERT has developed its Experienced Worker Route as a new way for experienced operatives working in the roof tiling discipline to gain accreditation.
Over the past 12 months, RoofCERT has been working on a CITB-funded project with the objective of providing a 'proof of concept' for an accreditation scheme that has the ability to significantly reduce industry failure rates on inspections by improving quality.
The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers has issued a new document entitled ‘Definition of geometric free area for Smoke Vents’, which is intended to contribute to improving fire safety standards by clarifying the definition of the term ‘geometric free area’.
The Single Ply Roofing Association e-learning and assessment module, the Small Roofs Training Module, is designed to test users’ knowledge and understanding of basic single ply roofing.
SPRA has devised a set of online Wind Load Calculation Protocol sessions to assist in developing consistency and accuracy in wind load calculation.