Pitched roof training

The BMI Academy is the UK’s first centre for roofing industry training- offering in depth online and in-person pitched roofing courses
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Whether your interest is in BS 5534, BS8612, estimating, dry fix  components, solar, ventilation, or simply getting a better grasp  of BMI Redland’s systems in order to do your job better, we can accommodate your needs, alongside offering bespoke courses tailored directly to your requirements.

“By providing comprehensive and quality training in industry-leading facilities, we strive to serve both our customers and the sector as a whole; and this philosophy applies worldwide across the Group, reflecting our drive to be a centre of excellence – along with our other co-facilities in the business. By developing and maintaining a skills base, we can help to ensure that roofing flourishes as a sector – and also achieve the high-quality design, installation and workmanship which the sector strives to deliver” BMI Technical Training Manager Matheau Woodyatt.

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Contact BMI Academy

Contact BMI Academy

Contact us at the BMI Academy to find out how we can help you with your training needs and any information on our pitched and flat roofing systems. 

  • Phone: 0128 586 3545

  • Email: bmitraininguk@bmigroup.com

  • Address: BMI Academy, Broadway Ln, Cirencester GL7 5UH

  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm

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Available Courses

BMI Basic Course

The BMI Basic Course is a two day course introducing customers to the BMI range and basic flat and pitched roofing terminology. This is a hands-on, workshop based course where delegates will install multiple roofing systems and learn about the features, benefits and correct application of roofing materials.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: E001

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BMI Redland Pitched Basics Course

A basic introduction to pitched roofing and the fundamental principles behind tiling a roof and the use of BMI Redland tiles and components. The course will provide a basic overview of the BMI Redland range through the hands-on installation of a pitched roof system. Popular with our merchants and contractors, this one day course is ideal for those seeking an introduction to pitched roofing and those new to the industry.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE001

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Pitched Roof Estimating - 2 day

This two day course will give delegates a firm grounding in the terminology and basic skills required to be a good estimator. Designed to build confidence and understanding of basic estimating. By using real-life examples and scale plans, we take you through estimating terminology and techniques, practical drawing exercises, drawing to scale and quantity take-offs, using a variety of Redland’s tiles and components. 

Ideal for estimators wishing to brush up their skills or roofing professionals looking to understand estimating in greater depth.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE002

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Cambrian Installation

Learn how to install the Cambrian system. This flagship BMI Redland system is a synthetic slate with a unique fixing specification. A low pitch, lightweight alternative to a natural slate roof.  Ideal for contractors wanting to install the Cambrian system.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE003

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Cambrian Commercial

Learn all about the Cambrian system. This flagship BMI Redland system is a synthetic slate with a unique fixing specification. A low pitch, lightweight alternative to a natural slate roof. This course offers hands-on experience of the Cambrian system and natural slate to offer a comparison between the two. Ideal for industry professionals wanting to understand the Cambrian system and its place in the market.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE004

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Plain Tile Commercial

Learn all about the plain tile in concrete and clay. Get a hands-on experience of this English heritage product and understand the differences between the concrete and clay systems. This course includes a look at the large format DuoPlain tile. Ideal for industry professionals wanting to understand plain tile systems in concrete and clay.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE005

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Solar Installation

Learn how to install the BMI Redland Indax Adapt PV system. This course focuses on the installation of the ontop system and does not cover the electrical elements of the installation. Ideal for contractors wanting to install the Indax Adapt system.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE006

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Pitched Standards and Workmanship

Learn about British Standards in pitched roofing and the correct installation of the Redland systems. This is a hands-on course giving an overview of common installation problems and informing delegates about the latest changes to roofing standards. deal for contractors or specifiers wanting to understand the correct application of BMI Redland systems and the latest changes to British Standards.

To book this course please contact the BMI Academy and quote the course code.

Course Code: PE007

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Custom, bespoke and mobile training

As well as offering a comprehensive range of courses from our BMI Academy our team can also deliver custom training and training at your premises in certain circumstances, plus we host a wide variety of e-learning courses. 

Custom, bespoke and mobile training