About Eastern Region Roof Training Group

Clive 2021
Managing Director


Clive is a CEO at Eastern Region Roof Training Group with twenty-two years-experience helping roofing contractors with apprenticeships, sector specific training and NVQs . Specializing in Industry knowledge, Clive uses that experience to develop and promote Eastern Region Roof Training Group across East Anglia. When he’s not at Eastern Region Training Group, Clive is an avid runner and loves spending time watching the mighty Arsenal.

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Vocational Lead For Apprentices and Schools


Kate Rupp is the Apprenticeships and Schools Lead at Eastern Region Training. She has a 30-year career within the Service industries and has worked in the Education Sector for 15 years, working up to management level in Curriculum and Apprenticeships, overseeing 40+ apprenticeships standards.  Kate understands the skills employers need and how this can be put into practice through training, coaching and qualifications, across industries including Construction. With a post graduate Certificate in Education, Quality assurance Solution focused coaching, Mental Health and Safeguarding, she works closely with employers, Schools and Trusts within the community, to support learners to meet their full potential and career aspirations. Kate enjoys keeping fit, writing and works voluntary at her Local Church.

Aaron 2024
Customer Relations Manager


Aaron is a Customer Relations Manager at Eastern Region Training Group with over 8 years experience helping customers with any individual requirements when needed. Specializing in Customer Service, Aaron uses that experience to ensure each and every customer is satisfied with their journey here at Eastern Region Training Group.  When they’re not at Eastern Region Training Group, Aaron is an avid Gym Goer! and loves spending time with his family and recently born son Casper.

Elliot 2023
Finance Manager


Elliot is the Finance Manager at Eastern Region Roof Training group with over 10 years of experience working across all areas of finance, starting with a role within an Accountancy Practice before progressing into Industry finance. Since then, he has worked in large corporate businesses, medium & small SMEs, within Retail, Agricultural, Utilities, Construction and Insulation, and manufacturing. This experience is used to ensure the financial stability of the business, ensuring every customer can benefit from services we provide. Elliot has 3 young daughters, so his weekends are full of children’s activities and usually hectic. Where possible he enjoys running and visiting his local gym.

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Vocational Tutor


Dominic is a Vocational Tutor at Eastern Region Training Group with 7 years helping Customers with Bodyworks repairs. Specializing in Vehicle Mechanics, Dominic uses that experience to pass his knowledge onto his students to help them achieve qualifications. When they’re not at Eastern Region Training Group, Dominic is an avid car cleaner and loves spending time washing his motor!

Erin 2024
Office Junior & Accounts Apprentice


Erin Jelinska is an Accounts Apprentice and Office Administrator at Eastern Region Training with 16 months of experience helping customers and clients with eLearning, financial transactions, supporting the service delivered to schools and apprenticeships.  Erin contributes to the team through innovation and creativity, she has grown in confidence on her journey through her apprenticeship and looks forward to continuing to develop professionally. When she’s not at Eastern Region Training, Erin is a keen photographer and tree-hugger who enjoys spending time with her pets, going out and exploring what nature has to offer, and cooking nice meals.

Roofing Tutor



Vaz 2023
Schools Tutor


Vaz is a Vocational Tutor at Eastern Region Training. Vaz teaches a range of vocational skills such as carpentry, bricklaying, painting and decorating, plumbing, welding and tiling. Vaz has a background working on a variety of projects in the construction industry with a range of different skills incorporated. I also have a background in Digital Film Production which involved me completing a Level 2 in Media studies and a (DFP) degree in film making where I made a selection of short films, music videos and documentaries.

Aa Monty
(deputy general manager)


Monty is the office friendly lab. He will always be sniffing around the office for food and always willing to help answer the phones. Feel free to come and see him as he is always looking for a cuddle and treats.

In 2003 the Eastern Region Roof Training Group Ltd was formed to assist with the provision of local cost effective training to all types and sizes of roofing companies within Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northampton & London.

Since 2003 the Group has grown considerably, just take a look at the services we now provide. Our members are committed to having a fully qualified workforce as they can see the benefits it has on their bottom line. Our members specialize in all types of roofing including Roof Slating and Tiling, Built-up Felt Roofing, Hot Melt, Single Ply, Liquid Applied Waterproofing, Industrial Roof Sheeting and Cladding, Rainscreens, Roofline Systems, Metals and Mastic Asphalt.

As an established Education Skills Funding Agency and Department for Education approved training provider with an excellent track record spanning over 21 years, we are able to partner with many organisations that allow us to draw down funding which is then passed on to our members resulting in reduced training costs.

Over the last 21 years strong partnerships have been established with local Colleges, AP’s, Trusts, Schools, Manufacturers and CITB.  We have developed excellent relationships with Federations and Institutions and would like to thank them for their continued support. We are OFSTED GRADED GOOD with elements of OUTSTANDING

It is our aim to achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions associated with our activities by 2030 and to promote wider action to help reach ‘net zero’ emissions for the East of England as a whole no later than 2041

Mission Statement

The Eastern Region Roof Training Group Ltd (ERRTG) will encourage member companies and others as appropriate to engage in quality training so as to enhance the competitiveness of those companies; and where possible endorse the achievement through industry recognised qualifications

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National Federation of Roofing Contractors Ltd

NFRC is the UK’s largest roofing trade association representing over 60% of the roofing industry by value. By using an NFRC registered contractor you have the comfort of guaranteed protection and quality.

Institute of Roofing

Learning roofing skills the hard way through the university of life does have advantages but it is very much the ‘old school’ way of thinking. Today’s clients are demanding proof of competence and formal recognition as a matter of course.

Department of Education

The Department for Education (DFE) is the UK government department responsible for child protection, education (compulsory, further and higher education), apprenticeships and wider skills in England.

Confederation of Roofing Contractors

Established in 1985, the Confederation of Roofing Contractors (CORC) is the premier roofing trades association in the UK. Our members are considered to be the best roofing contractors in the business. If you require a roof repair or even a completely new roof, our recommended roofers and roofing companies are there for you.


Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. We also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people.

Education & Skills Fund Agency

The ESFA brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults.


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