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If you are not an NFRC member then you can become a member of YIRTG by paying an annual subscription,


Please contact Denise@YIRTG.org.uk to arrange membership and take advantage of the offers available to Group Members.


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Women in Roofing - Webinars

Posted on 18th June, 2020

RISING TO THE CHALLENGES - Women in Roofing

OVER THE next four weeks, Women in Roofing will be running a series of webinars focused on building post Covid-19 business resilience, encouraging sector collaboration and sharing of best practice.

The individual sessions will be looking at:

  • The Covid-19 new Site Safety rules
  • Managing your team and your own well-being and mental health
  • Strategy for planning recruitment, skills and training and access to funding

Webinar platform

Women in Roofing’s aim is also to offer a platform which can bring the industry together during these difficult times, share best practice, increase confidence and resilience and take forward suggestions and ideas.

The first webinar is scheduled for Thursday 11th June 2020 from 3 to 4pm.

Further details on the panellists for each session and discussion topics will be announced on the Women in Roofing website where you can also find more details and register to attend the webinar sessions.

Funded e-Learning

Posted on 3rd June, 2020

FULLY FUNDED e-learning is available from 3 June 2020, as  we have funding allocated from the RIA; subjects available are:

 

Abrasive Wheels, Asbestos Awareness, Emergency First Aid, Fire Safety, Manual Handling and Working at Height Awareness (those looking for accreditation from RoofCERT will recognise that completion of all 6 courses goes a long way towards final accreditation)

 

Please note – Staff who are furloughed can take part in training.

RoofCERT 

Posted on 2nd June, 2020

The brand new accreditation programme for the individual has arrived! This is Roofing’s equivalent to the Gas Safe Register & there is a development programme to professionalise the sector nationally. It consists of a knowledge test specific to roofing, mandatory training courses, VQ & experienced worker route and agreed CPD to keep operatives up to date and renew accreditation


Check out RoofCert