Liquid SAP

If there’s enough demand, we can host the Liquid Roofing & Waterproofing Association 18 month Specialist Applied-Skilled Programme (also known as ‘SAP’).



The LRWA SAP is an 18 month training programme that leads to a Level 2 Vocational Qualification (NVQ) Liquid Applied Roofing. The course consists of 12 months classroom and practical training (2 days a month) in all major liquid disciplines, followed by a 6 month period of on-site assessment. The course is designed for individuals that a new to liquid roofing or those that have limited experience. Over the course of training, you will cover the following areas:

Module 1 – Sector background
Module 2 – Single Pack Polyurethanes – Theory and Practical
Module 3 – General Health & Safety- Manual Handling, Noise & Vibration, Legislation & Regulations
Module 4 -Two Pack Polyurethanes and Flexible Polyesters – Theory & Practical
Module 5 – Roof Structures, Terminology and Types, Bitumen
Module 6 – Glass reinforced Polyester and Resilient Polyesters – Theory and Practical
Module 7 – Introduction to liquid applied membranes, chemistry, control and coverage rates
Module 8 -Poly Methyl Methacrylates – Theory and Practical
Module 9 – Vehicles, Asbestos awareness, waste management, health & hygiene, electricity at work,
Module 10 – Details, terminations, night seals, faults & rectification
Module 11 – Tapered insulation systems, why, when, how? Practical
Module 12 -Roofing felt products & their application
Module 13 – Hot rubberised bitumen, theory & practical
Module 14 – Insulation calculations, condensation risk & vapour control
Module 15 – Balconies, Podiums, & Inverted roof systems, theory & practical
Module 16 -Environment & sustainability
Module 17 – Green Roofs
Module 18 -Project planning & preparation including site set up
Module 19 – Rooflights, reasons for, maintenance & waterproofing, theory & practical
Module 20 – Roofing felt products & their application, (Theory)
Module 21 -Adhesives, the reasons why & different types with different products & Bitumen Liquid System
Module 22 – Solar Panels, Photovoltaic Technology, Leak Detection
Module 23 – Liquid Overview Presentation

The training will also incorporate multiple Liquid Roofing Manufacturer training courses, meaning candidates will gain installers cards along the way.

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Spaces are limited to 6 per intake, If you have any questions about this course of learning, or would like to enrol onto the course, please get in touch with us on 01473 744412 or via email at

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