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Professional roofing accreditations


The National Federation of Roofing Contractors is the largest and most influential roofing trade association in the UK, promoting quality contractors and quality products, ensuring that its members are at the forefront of all roofing developments.

NFRC actively ensures that all members offer high standards of workmanship and sound business practice through a strict code of practice and vetting procedure, including site inspections and adhering to the Government endorsed standards.

The Federation also offers technical advice, guidance to facilitate your training requirements and represents member interests to the wider construction industry and government.


The Lead Sheet Training Academy is at the forefront of training for those using lead or hard metals in the construction industry. LSTA provide training from a state of the art, purpose-built training facility in East Peckham, Kent as well as from locations around the UK.

The centre is recognised as a CITB Approved Training Organisation. They provide industry training in the use of leadwork and hard metals in construction at NVQ level 2 and 3, City and Guilds and run Specialist Applied Skills Programmes (SAP) level 2 and 3.


Originally created as a government department, Constructionline link buyers to professional, high quality, skilled construction companies able to carry out their work. Compliance is at the heart of the work they do, and they ensure both members and buyers are kept up to date with new standards and changing construction regulations. This helps buyers access companies who hold the right qualifications and experience for their roofing project.


The CITB is the industry training board for the construction sector in the England, Scotland and Wales. They support the British construction industry with the training and skills they need. Their role is to support skills development across the construction industry raising standards and ensuring construction companies can access the skills, training and professional development they need to build a better Britain. The CITB is sponsored by the Department for Education and accountable to the government.


As an innovator in rubber polymer technology, Firestone are a global leader in the manufacturer of rubber-based roofing and lining systems for a wide variety of industrial, commercial and residential applications. Their quality products, installation expertise and commitment to provide professional service is back by exceptional know-how and extensive R&D. The RubberGard EPDM roofing membrane can only be installed by professional roofing contractors that have been trained and approved by Firestone. The company offer a range of training and education facilities across Europe and Asia covering all aspects of EPDM roofing system installations from beginner to advanced levels.

Gold Award Health and Safety

At NERC we take the safety of our employees, customer and general public very seriously. We provide health and safety training to all employees and work to the highest of safety standards. Are work in this area has been recognised by industry professionals and we are the proud recipients of the Gold Award for Health and Safety in 2019.

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