Considering A Professional Career In Roofing?

IoR Roofing Management Foundation Course

ABBE Level 3 Award

Formerly the Associate Course

IoR Roofing Management Foundation Course Overview


The Institute of Roofing has paused the Roofing Management Foundation Course whilst discussions continue with CIOB, regarding a proposed integration. 

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The course is designed around the following elements:

• Pre-course study

• Interactive learning

• Collaborative exercises

• Developing independent learning and research skills

• Increasing personal confidence

The course is delivered as an intensive learning experience.

The course is delivered as an intensive learning experience over a 10 week period and is designed to offer candidates the opportunity to learn effectively, with minimum disruption to working patterns.

Classroom attendance is required one day per fortnight, in a group learning environment with a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 12 candidates per class. 


Roofing Management Foundation Course

The Roofing Management Foundation Course is perfect for anyone considering a professional career in roofing, particularly with an eye to moving into or occupying a supervisory or managerial role.

This course is fully interactive and will provide essential skills and knowledge to be able to progress in the Roofing Industry.

Breakdown of the Roofing Management Foundation Course

This course includes 10 modules with clearly defined learning objectives; all of which are individually assessed as the course progresses. A minimum ‘Pass’ mark in every module is required to complete the course.

Guided Self Study

There is approximately 50 hours of guided self-learning which will require up to 10 hours per week. 

Self-Study sessions will be interactive, well supported and offered in manageable chunks, each with an element of assessment using pre-prepared learning tools; including structured e-learning, videos, presentations, exercises and quizzes to make studying proceed at a pace which meets personal preferences and workload.

Group sessions will involve a range of activities to expand and consolidate learning.

More Information

Courses are run throughout the UK as demand dictates and costs £935+VAT per candidate.

For information on potential courses in your area or to host a course, please contact the Institute of Roofing at with details of your requirements.

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M1 & M2

M3, M4 & M5

Review M7 Preparation M10

M6 & M8

Module 1
Support &

Module 3
Module 4

Module 7
Surveying /

Module 8
Tendering &

Module 9

Module 2
Roof Safety

Module 5
Design &

Module 6
Roofing Systems
(Pitched & Flat)

Module 6
Roofing Systems
(Sheeting &
Cladding, Lead &
Hard Metal)

Module 10
Conservation &


PLEASE NOTE: The above timetable is an example, however delivery of the course modules may differ from time to time.


There are no formal exams. Candidates will cover 200 learning criteria and submit 60 tangible pieces of learning evidence.

Please note that this qualification cannot be achieved without commitment to self study.

Each candidate will have their own online learning dashboard which will have an indicator of achievement against completion of required course content. This will help candidate to track their progress.

All candidates satisfactorily completing the course will receive a qualification certificate from the awarding body ABBE, Level 3 award in Roofing Management, together with the accompanying certificate from the Institute of Roofing, showing modules and overall grades. This may be used to support an IoR membership application. 


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