Education & Training

SOPREMA's Gulport, Florida, education and training centerSOPREMA offers a wide variety of education and training programs to assist our customers and partners by providing the knowledge needed to make educated decisions when selecting and installing building materials for roofing, waterproofing, wall systems and civil engineering projects.  From AIA courses eligible for continuing education units, to our specialized contractor training program, our experts are working to make you experts!

Training is offered at locations across the country – from design professionals’ offices, contractor or distributor yards as well as at our training centers located in Wadsworth, Ohio, Gulfport, Mississippi, Newark, New Jersey, Pompano Beach, Florida and San Francisco, California.

 

Training classroom for educational courses

Our SOPREMA Contractor Training Program is offered as a way to improve your general knowledge regarding roofing, waterproofing and more and to provide you with theoretical as well as practical training including both classroom as well as hands-on application instruction.  Courses are taught by one of our expert Technical Representatives.  Fees and course materials vary pending the course location.

For full course descriptions and objectives, please download our guide below.  To further explore our contractor training program, please contact us.

Contractor Training Program Brochure

2017 Course Schedule

 

Current contractor training program courses include:

Roof Construction Science (METCT092)

Prerequisites – None

SBS-Modified Heat Welded Membrane Systems (METCT100)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Roof Construction Science (METCT092) is required.

SBS-Modified Cold Adhesive Applied Membrane Systems (METCT102)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Roof Construction Science (METCT092) is required.

SBS-Modified Self Adhered Membrane Systems (METCT103)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Roof Construction Science (METCT092) is required.

SBS-Modified Mechanically Fastened Membrane Systems (METCT104)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of SBS-Modified Heat-Applied Membrane Systems (METCT100) and SBS-Modified Cold Adhesive-Applied Membrane Systems (METCT102) is required.

Liquid Flashing Systems (METCT107)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Roof Construction Science (METCT092) is required.

PVC Adhered Membrane Roof Systems (METCT120)

Prerequisites – None

PVC Mechanically Fastened Membrane Roof Systems (METCT121)

Prerequisites – None

Copper Art and Silver Art Systems (METCT122)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of PVC Adhered Systems (METCT120) and PVC Mechanically Fastened Systems (METCT121) is required.

PMMA Liquid Applied Roof Systems (METCT140)

Prerequisites – None

Waterproofing Contraction Science (METCT200)

Prerequisites – None

Below Grade Self Adhered Membrane Systems (METCT201)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

PMMA Liquid Applied Pedestrian Trafficable Surface Systems (METCT210)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

PMMA Liquid Applied Vehicular Trafficable Surface Systems (METCT211)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

Heat Welded SBS-Modified Plaza Deck Systems (METCT220)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

Cold Adhesive Applied SBS-Modified Plaza Deck Systems (METCT221)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

Self Adhered SBS-Modified Plaza Deck Systems (METCT222)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

PMMA Liquid Membrane Plaza Deck Systems (METCT224)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

Liquid Flashing for Plaza Deck Systems (METCT225)

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Waterproofing Construction Science (METCT200) is required.

To see contractor training program course descriptions, please click here.

Current AIA courses offered include:

Wall Systems and Design
AIA Course #: 62
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

Single Ply Roof Systems
AIA Course #: 61
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

SBS-Modified Bitumen Membrane Systems
AIA Course #: AIA10
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

Below Grade Waterproofing Systems and Design
AIA Course #: 20A
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

PMMA Liquid Applied Roofing and Waterproofing Systems
AIA Course #: 71A
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

Garden Roof Systems
AIA Course #: 31A
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

Warranties Demystified
AIA Course #: 60A
Credits: 1.0

Once an applicator has completed and passed a Contractor Training Course, they are then recognized as a Certified SOPREMA Applicator. View the full list of Authorized SOPREMA Contractors who employ Certified Applicators in your area.