During these unprecedented times, we understand that training is not a priority. We are making sure our Members are kept informed of daily updates by collating information from various sources such as BuildUK, CITB, HSE, NFRC, BMF and others. We offer our support to our members who are working on key projects & following Site Operational Procedures as defined by CLC.
Note: CITB announcement 26 March 2020 “Levy payments suspended”
NOW ON HOLD – Note to Members: Time to start thinking about all your training needs from 1 April – Clock ticking – we can source and organise
CHECK OUT OUR promotional leaflet for Schools/Colleges/Potential recruits into our sector
JOIN OUR GROUP! Now taking new members – we can help & support you with your training needs if you are a Roofing Contractor located anywhere in any of the following areas:
Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and North Wales.
Further note for Members: LOOKING FOR NVQ2 without attending College? We can arrange On Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) which leads to NVQ2 (must pass the HSE touch-screen test too) If you are located in Greater Manchester or Lancashire, it’s free right now – for other areas across North West/North Wales, its £695 + vat and if you’re registered with CITB, you can claim £600 back.
NB If you are a Manager, holding a black CSCS card, you need to be thinking about getting NVQ6 or 7, as Grandfather rights have been removed, so once your card expires, (latest 2024), you will need to get a qualification. We can help you – you can obtain this by OSAT Contact Us
TRAILBLAZER APPRENTICESHIP COMING TO THE NORTH WEST SOON – this brand-new 2 year course for roofing operatives is expected to start in September 2020. On completion, apprentices will be awarded NVQ2 in RBM, Liquid & Single Ply roofing. Priority for places will be given to current members NW Roof Training Group Contact Us
ROOF SLATING/TILING APPRENTICESHIPS NOW AVAILABLE
BOLTON COLLEGE – 18 month – 2 year course following a “block release” pattern with NVQ2 qualification at the end. Contact Us
£8500 grant to employers over the 18 month-2 year training period; free tuition unless aged 19 + then employer contribution of £550 towards tuition fee payable.
The College is signing up apprentices now – they can start to attend initially for Health & Safety training before the Roofing Workshop training begins in late September. Places are going quickly. Contact Us
Note: Apprentices can now be any age from 16 – 60
TIME TO APPLY FOR SKILLS & TRAINING FUND FROM CITB – GET UP TO £10,000 for your training needs
More than 90% of applications are successful
This pot of money could fund your OSAT, PASMA, IPAF, Scaffold appreciation, Mental Health training, in fact, almost any CITB grant eligible training you need! This will help you get the results to increase your bottom-line profit – it will make a difference; straight forward application procedure
- WHO CAN APPLY? CITB reg companies with up to 99 employees
- PROJECT LENGTH? Projects should last no longer than 18 months
- AMOUNTS AVAILABLE? Up to £5000 for employers with up to 49 employees
- Up to £7500 for employers with 50-74 employees
- Up to £10,000 for employers up to 75-99 employees
WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT FIRST – JUST GIVE US A CALL 07801 278282
RoofCERT – the brand new accreditation programme for the individual has arrived! This is Roofing’s equivalent to the Gas Safe Register & there is a development programme to professionalise the sector nationally. It consists of a knowledge test specific to roofing, mandatory training courses, VQ & experienced worker route and agreed CPD to keep operatives up to date and renew accreditation
Check out www.roofcert.co.uk