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GGF Accredited Installer Training | London 2019

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Glass & Glazing Federation

40 Rushworth Street

London

SE1 0RB

United Kingdom

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Professionally trained installers backed by GGF accredited training will provide consumer confidence and an opportunity to increase your business.

GGF Accredited Installer Training will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to deliver quality outputs.

It consists of a mix of classroom training, assessment and on-site evaluation, with all training content linking to existing GGF standards.

GGF Members that complete this 2 day training programme have the opportunity to progress towards the GGF Quality Mark.

Where a GGF Member organisation commits to putting all its installers through the GGF Accredited Installer Training programme, it can attain ‘GGF Quality Installer Employer’ status subject to conditions.

Who should attend?

This GGF training course is aimed at installers who already have some experience in the sector but wish to hone their skills with a particular focus on quality delivery.

This includes:

  • Trainee window installers
  • Experienced window installers
  • Installation Managers
  • Regional Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Sales Directors

The course is open to both GGF Members and Non Members.

Course schedule

The course is delivered over two days. Each day begins at 8:00am with registration and tea/coffee, and finishes at 4:30pm.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Day 1: Intensive day covering all modules.
Day 2: Further in depth detail plus assessment of knowledge gained on Day 1.

Within 3 weeks of training: On site observation will take place.
Within 2 months of training: A portfolio of work (using supplied templates) must be submitted.

Course outline

The training is delivered by a GGF industry expert and consists of the following modules:

Module 1

Health and safety and risk assessment

Module 2
Building regulations

Module 3
Pre-installation
Loading at depot
Pre-arrival on site checklist of job requirements
Job sheets

Module 4
On site assessment
Securing and protecting
On site meeting with customer
Setting up site
Checking size of windows

Module 5
Structural support requirements
Removal of windows based on good practice guide

Module 6
Preparing the aperture

Module 7
Preparing the frame and installing the window

Module 8
Sealing and trimming

Module 9
Final inspection with customer
Explain operational maintenance
Explain aftersales and complaints handling
Methodology for completing job and collecting payment

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of GGF Accredited Installer Training, course attendees should have a good understanding from a quality perspective of:


  • Health and Safety at Work Act revised in 1974 pertaining to fenestration installation
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries Diseases Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
  • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)
  • Work at heights regulations
  • Manual handling
  • Building regulations relating to the following:
  • – Document A – Structural Integrity
  • – Document B – Fire Safety
  • – Document C – Resistance to Moisture
  • – Document F – Ventilation
  • – Document J – Combustion Appliances and Fuel Storage
  • – Document K – Protection against Impact
  • – Document L – Conservation of Fuel and Power
  • – Document M – Means of Access
  • – Document Q – Security
  • – Approved document 7 – Quality of Materials and Workmanship
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations)
  • Control of asbestos regulations
  • Installation best practice
  • Preparation to start work
  • Frame removal
  • Frame preparation
  • Aperture preparation
  • Frame positions and aperture preparation
  • Frame installation
  • Fixings
  • Frame preparation for glazing
  • Glazing
  • Finishings
  • Hand over
  • Maintenance
  • Understanding the building regulations
  • Removal of bay windows
  • Bow bay replacements
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Glass & Glazing Federation

40 Rushworth Street

London

SE1 0RB

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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