Our Novice Rating E course is now available online
With qualified experienced installers earning anywhere from £24,000 – £40,000 per year, it's not surprising this is one of our most popular courses. The RATING E course is ideal for beginners and new starters to the industry. If you are good at hands on work and willing to learn then this course is a first class start to becoming a Window and Door Installer.
See our video introduction to this course
You will receive a full instruction course on fitting windows and doors to high industry standards.
Over the shoulder training from a top industry professional
Lou Leka will be your instructor for this course. Having amassed over 20 years of experience across a full range of trades industries, Lou understands every technical layer. Lean on the hard-won experience Lou has won with this priceless training course.
What you will learn
Read a quick snapshot of what you will learn and gain from enrolling in your course.
This section teaches you how to prepare your work site and what to look out for. Checking you have the correct materials before you begin work is vital and so you will be shown how to check your windows / doors are the correct size and have been measured correctly before removing old products. Key basics are taught to ensure you get off to a good start and begins from understanding paperwork right through to practical checks
Full Removal Techniques
Lou will demonstrate and teach you how to safely and cleanly remove old products such as timber, aluminium and upvc from a variety of different building materials, such as block-work, plaster/render/brick finishes. Safe and clean removal is a must when taking on your own projects in either the domestic or commercial market places.
Preparation and Installation
Lou will show you how to prepare your new window/door so that you can install them in the most efficient way. This section of the course will provide you with real skills to help you deliver first class installations every time. The instruction will help you to understand where to set your product prior to fixing, where to fix and how to fix, and finally where to seal and what to seal. As explained 95% of our training is hands on and we want you to gain the skills you need to succeed.
Glass Handling and Glazing
It is vital you know how to handle your double or triple glazed glass units so at Profitter we teach these important elements to ensure your site installations go as well as possible. Glazing your newly installed window/door frame is one of the most technique driven parts of your installation which include installation of window beads, window packers and unit direction. At ProFitter we have it covered every step of the way... you are in great hands.
Completing Your Installation
This part of your training provides skills and understanding on how to ensure the installation is not only weather tight but also looks cosmetically pleasing. Dependant on the property you are installing a new window/door will depend on how to finish/complete an installation. There are a number of materials that define how to finish an installation, which include bricks/blocks, render/plaster, stone etc.
Assessment and Certificate
This will be at the end of your training and is designed to help assess your learning. You can gain your ProFitter certificate by passing a series of questions at the end of your course. You will have a limited number of attempts to retake and pass your course, so, it is wise to revisit the videos and make sure you understand all of the concepts before taking your assessment.