Education & Training

SOPREMA's Gulfport, 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; San Francisco, California; and Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Contractor Training Program

Our SOPREMTraining classroom for educational courses and contractor trainingsA Contractor Training Program is designed for SOPREMA Authorized Contractors as a way to improve 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 or check out our FAQs.

Contractor Training Program Brochure

Current Training Courses

Current contractor training program courses include:

  • CT092 Roof Construction Science
  • CT100 – SBS – Modified Heat Welded Membrane Systems
  • CT102 – SBS – Modified Cold Adhesive Adhered Membrane Systems
  • CT103 – SBS – Modified Self- Adhered Membrane Systems
  • CT104 – SBS – Modified Mechanically Fastened Membrane Systems
  • CT107 – Liquid Flashing Systems
  • CT120 – Sentinel PVC Adhered Membrane Systems
  • CT121 – PVC Mechanically Fastened Membrane Systems
  • CT140 – PMMA Liquid Applied Membrane (Over SBS Base Ply)
  • CT201 – Below Grade Waterproofing Systems
  • CT202 – Blindside Waterproofing (BSW)
  • CT210 – PMMA Liquid Applied Pedestrian / Vehicular Trafficable Surface Systems
  • CT220 – Heat Welded SBS Modified Plaza Deck Systems
  • CT221 – SBS – Modified Cold Adhesive Adhered Plaza Deck Systems
  • CT222 – SBS -Modified Self Adhered Plaza Deck Systems
  • CT224 – PMMA Liquid Applied Membrane Plaza Deck Systems
  • CT225 – Liquid Flashing For Plaza Deck Systems
  • CT401 – Heat Welded SBS Modified Bridge Deck Waterproofing

Find our contractor training program course descriptions here.

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.


AIA Approved Courses

Courses qualify for 1 continuing education unit (CEU)

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)