Training Programs

Carlisle believes strongly in the value of education and training and provides many opportunities throughout the year, and across the United States and Canada, for our applicators and other audiences to improve their knowledge of and skill with Carlisle roofing systems. Please email [email protected] or call 717-245-7066 for more information.

Carlisle Applicator Certification Seminar

This course is a prerequisite to becoming a Carlisle Certified Applicator, but is also recommended to General Contractors, Distributors and individuals would like to gain an overall understanding of roofing installations and best field practices.

  • Hands-on training and class room instruction
  • Focusing on EPDM, TPO, PVC, and insulation attchment to various decks and substrates
  • Detail overview and installation of curbs, corners, and penetrations
  • Inspection process/identifying installation errors
Carlisle Foreman Level Training

This course is intended for individuals who already possess the skills to install single ply systems, but need a better understanding of inspection guidelines, customer relations and labor saving techniques.

  • Membrane characteristics and performance
  • EPDM, TPO & PVC application and inspection
  • Project monitoring and site management
  • Identifying installation errors and remediating the situation
  • Overview of site organization and improved team leadership

FAQs About Training with Carlisle SynTec

How much does the program cost?

There is no charge to participate in the training program. We also provide lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday of the Applicator Training class. Lunch is provided on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the Foreman's Workshop.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

Please contact us directly at 717-245-7066 for cancellations. We ask you let us know at least 2 weeks in advance of the class start date.

What lodging do you recommend?

Carlisle SynTec is not responsible for any costs associated with travel or lodging, however, we do have several hotels we recommend for each training location.

Once you sign up for a class, we will send a confirmation email to you. In that email, you will find information about lodging that is close to your training location. Some locations also have special rates for our training courses.

How much time will an employee have to spend away from the office?

Applicator Course will start on Tuesday and end on Thursday at 12:00 pm.

The Foreman's training if you decide to stay for both segments, runs from Monday-Friday (5 days total).

The time away from the office will depend on the travel time to the training location.

What if someone doesn't complete the entire program, will they still receive a certificate?

No, in order to become a Certified Carlisle Applicator you must attend the entire 2.5 days of training. Certificates of completion will be handed out on the final day of the class.

What if an applicant doesn't speak English?

We have the ability to offer programs geared towards our Spanish audience, however, this will need to be discussed and scheduled prior to registering for classes. Please contact us at 717-245-7066 to discuss.

Do we need to bring our own tools?

No, we provide all the proper equipment.

Is there a dress code?

Due to the hands on nature of our workshops, we require long pants and close-toed shoes. Feel free to wear jeans and sneakers.

Does someone have to be a foreman to enroll in the Foreman Training Program?

No, participants do not have to be foremen currently. Workers need to have been in the industry for at least four years before applying. Some companies may use this program to prepare an employee to become a foreman.

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