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The Firestone Building Products University is your source for comprehensive education programmes, helping to keep you on top of all your roofing and lining projects.

Here at our dedicated training facility in Winsford, Cheshire we offer training programmes for our complete range of roofing and lining solutions:

  • Commercial Roofing Systems – aimed at new and existing Firestone Authorised Contractors working in the commercial and industrial roofing sector using the Firestone RubberGard EPDM membranes and accessories*
  • Residential Roofing Systems – aimed at roofing contractors who work in the domestic and residential sector who wish to learn the best techniques of working with Firestone RubberCover EPDM membranes and accessories
  • Lining Systems – courses can be tailored for installers of either Firestone PondGard EPDM membrane for decorative ponds or Firestone GeoGard EPDM, used on larger and more demanding geotechnical projects*
  • Modular Roofing Systems – a specially-tailored course for the modular construction personnel who install Firestone RubberGard EPDM single-ply roofing membranes and covering both phases of installation work; in the factory and on the project site.

*In addition to the foundation courses described above, we offer Advanced Training Courses for existing Firestone installers who wish to expand their skills to more complex system applications and detailing techniques.

Each training course provides a mix of classroom-based introductions about the products, systems and details, combined with extensive hands-on practical experience under the guidance of our expert roofing and lining technicians.  Each attendee will also receive a tool kit, specially selected by our technicians, which includes all the basic tools to start installing Firestone membranes.  In addition, all refreshments are provided for the duration of the course.

For full details of each course and the next available dates please check the calendar below or contact our Training Course Co-ordinator on 01606 552026