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Altro safety flooring and Altro Whiterock courses

Altro introduction to resins course

Altro Ltd Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1NW

Altro Resins Unit 3 Station Road Industrial Estate Maiden Newton, Dorchester Dorset DT2 0AE

Nearest train station: Letchworth Garden City

Nearest train station: Maiden Newton

Tel: 01462 480480

Tel: 01300 320 620

For sat nav please use postcode: SG6 1LU

For sat nav please use postcode: DT2 0AE

Altro Contractor Training School Course Guide www.altro.com

Terms and Conditions Booking We regret that for administrative reasons, verbal bookings cannot be accepted; places can only be reserved on receipt of a completed enrolment form and payment in full. Cancellation If you advise us that you are unable to attend your course at least three working days before it starts, we will refund your payment in full. Fees cannot be refunded within three or fewer days of the start of the course.

Follow us:

Altro Limited, Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1NW. tel: 01462 707604 fax: 01462 707504 e-mail: enquiries@altro.com www.altro.com ,

, Altro, the future is safer with altro, Altro Whiterock are trademarks of Altro Limited.


Altro are a leading UK, family-owned manufacturer and supplier of Floor, Resin and Wall coverings, founded in 1919. Our success is due to determined innovation matching evolving needs for surfaces that are both decorative and practical. Altro invented safety flooring in 1956, and it’s a product area in which we continue to lead the way. In recent years we have also launched many other integrated solutions for practical, decorative interiors, combining floors, resins and walls.

Training While we supply detailed installation guides for the majority of our products, they are no substitute for real hands-on demonstrations. Our in-house training courses will show you the correct way to install our products and provide extra hints and tips from our experienced trainers. We run the following training schools at our purpose built training facilities.

• Altro safety flooring - held at Letchworth Head Office

• Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems - held at Letchworth Head Office

• Altro introduction to resin systems - held at our resin office in Maiden Newton

Installing safety flooring is a skilled trade and with our Altro safety flooring course we are committed to playing our part in training installers on the latest techniques to enable them to achieve the highest standards possible, this also includes an overview of substrate preparation. Our Altro Whiterock™ wall cladding course will show you how to prepare the surface, install wall cladding correctly and introduce the procedure of Thermoforming. For those who want to perfect their skills and have previously attended the Altro Whiterock wall cladding course we also offer an Altro Whiterock advanced wall cladding course. The Altro introduction to resin systems course will show you the benefits of resins, how to prepare the substrate, common installation issues, the difference between resin systems and where resins can be applied. This is presented as a one and a half day course. A certificate will be issued to you on completion of every course to show that you have attended. Lunch is provided along with refreshments for all Altro contractor training school courses.

About the trainers All Altro contractor school trainers have many years’ experience in the trade. They consist of floor layers and Altro Whiterock installers, who deal with issues on a daily basis and know how the industry works. They have a vast knowledge of the flooring and walling industry. Some of the trainers have even invented and designed tools that are used in the industry today.

Booking Courses are available throughout the year, please visit our website for a list of available dates per course. Alternatively you can contact us in the following ways Altro safety flooring and Altro Whiterock courses: 01462 480480 E-mail: enquiries@altro.com Altro introduction to resins course: 01300 320 620 E-mail: resinsalesdesk@altro.com

Accommodation Course participants are required to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation. However, we can send out, on request, a list of local hotels that are near our training facilities.


Altro are a leading UK, family-owned manufacturer and supplier of Floor, Resin and Wall coverings, founded in 1919. Our success is due to determined innovation matching evolving needs for surfaces that are both decorative and practical. Altro invented safety flooring in 1956, and it’s a product area in which we continue to lead the way. In recent years we have also launched many other integrated solutions for practical, decorative interiors, combining floors, resins and walls.

Training While we supply detailed installation guides for the majority of our products, they are no substitute for real hands-on demonstrations. Our in-house training courses will show you the correct way to install our products and provide extra hints and tips from our experienced trainers. We run the following training schools at our purpose built training facilities.

• Altro safety flooring - held at Letchworth Head Office

• Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems - held at Letchworth Head Office

• Altro introduction to resin systems - held at our resin office in Maiden Newton

Installing safety flooring is a skilled trade and with our Altro safety flooring course we are committed to playing our part in training installers on the latest techniques to enable them to achieve the highest standards possible, this also includes an overview of substrate preparation. Our Altro Whiterock™ wall cladding course will show you how to prepare the surface, install wall cladding correctly and introduce the procedure of Thermoforming. For those who want to perfect their skills and have previously attended the Altro Whiterock wall cladding course we also offer an Altro Whiterock advanced wall cladding course. The Altro introduction to resin systems course will show you the benefits of resins, how to prepare the substrate, common installation issues, the difference between resin systems and where resins can be applied. This is presented as a one and a half day course. A certificate will be issued to you on completion of every course to show that you have attended. Lunch is provided along with refreshments for all Altro contractor training school courses.

About the trainers All Altro contractor school trainers have many years’ experience in the trade. They consist of floor layers and Altro Whiterock installers, who deal with issues on a daily basis and know how the industry works. They have a vast knowledge of the flooring and walling industry. Some of the trainers have even invented and designed tools that are used in the industry today.

Booking Courses are available throughout the year, please visit our website for a list of available dates per course. Alternatively you can contact us in the following ways Altro safety flooring and Altro Whiterock courses: 01462 480480 E-mail: enquiries@altro.com Altro introduction to resins course: 01300 320 620 E-mail: resinsalesdesk@altro.com

Accommodation Course participants are required to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation. However, we can send out, on request, a list of local hotels that are near our training facilities.


Altro safety flooring

Altro introduction to resin systems

Duration: 2 Days

Duration: 1½ - Days

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Location: Altro Resins, Maiden Newton, Dorset

This course is intended for installers who have some experience of laying sheet flooring, but may need some help and practice in the skills and techniques needed to lay safety flooring.

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level.

The course will introduce delegates to the Altro resin flooring range covering products from coatings to heavy duty industrial screeds.

You will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our Manufacturing plant.

The course content will be a mixture of theoretical and modular practical work with all delegates having handson experience applying the resin systems. By the end of the course delegates will have an improved understanding of the Altro resin range, recognise opportunities for where they can be applied and have a basic understanding of application and preparation in order to carry out successful installations.

The course covers both theory and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working on modules of different scales to hone their skills.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the twoday course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended and receive an “Altro – It’s all in the Detail” DVD.

On the course you will learn about • How to make a reduced cove • Adhesives and correct adhesive selection • Preparing substrates, including using moisture meters, priming and latex, underlayments • Grooving and welding of different types of safety flooring • Cutting internal and external mitres

• Understanding of how to achieve successful floor preparation and hints on overcoming on-site issues

• Common installation issues with resins and how to avoid them • Introduction to the Altro heavy duty PU range Courses are limited to a maximum of 6 people, and are run 6 times a year. You will also be given the chance to take a tour around the factory to see the production facilities.

On the course you will learn about • Introduction to Altro resin coatings range and how to develop them into decorative non-slip systems • Introduction to the Altro epoxy screed range – decorative and non-slip options

• Welding internal and external mitres • Shower/toilet installations

• Overview of benefits of resins systems including case studies

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.


Altro safety flooring

Altro introduction to resin systems

Duration: 2 Days

Duration: 1½ - Days

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Location: Altro Resins, Maiden Newton, Dorset

This course is intended for installers who have some experience of laying sheet flooring, but may need some help and practice in the skills and techniques needed to lay safety flooring.

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level.

The course will introduce delegates to the Altro resin flooring range covering products from coatings to heavy duty industrial screeds.

You will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our Manufacturing plant.

The course content will be a mixture of theoretical and modular practical work with all delegates having handson experience applying the resin systems. By the end of the course delegates will have an improved understanding of the Altro resin range, recognise opportunities for where they can be applied and have a basic understanding of application and preparation in order to carry out successful installations.

The course covers both theory and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working on modules of different scales to hone their skills.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the twoday course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended and receive an “Altro – It’s all in the Detail” DVD.

On the course you will learn about • How to make a reduced cove • Adhesives and correct adhesive selection • Preparing substrates, including using moisture meters, priming and latex, underlayments • Grooving and welding of different types of safety flooring • Cutting internal and external mitres

• Understanding of how to achieve successful floor preparation and hints on overcoming on-site issues

• Common installation issues with resins and how to avoid them • Introduction to the Altro heavy duty PU range Courses are limited to a maximum of 6 people, and are run 6 times a year. You will also be given the chance to take a tour around the factory to see the production facilities.

On the course you will learn about • Introduction to Altro resin coatings range and how to develop them into decorative non-slip systems • Introduction to the Altro epoxy screed range – decorative and non-slip options

• Welding internal and external mitres • Shower/toilet installations

• Overview of benefits of resins systems including case studies

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.


Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems

Altro Whiterock advanced wall cladding systems

Duration: 2 Days

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

This course is intended for installers who would like to learn about wall cladding systems. Please contact your local Business Development Representative if you are interested in taking this course.

This is an advanced course only for previous attendees of the Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems course.

The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working in a hands-on environment learning the skills of thermoforming, cutting, application, sealing and maintenance. On the course you will learn about • Product ranges

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level. As this course is held at our head office, you will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our manufacturing plant.

The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working in a hands-on environment.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the two-day course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.

• Suitable substrates • Substrate preparation • Dressing panels • Welding tools and equipment

• Application requirements

• The hot welding process

• Choosing the correct product

• Weld trimming

• Thermoforming

• Vertical welding

• Cutting

• Window and door detail - discussion

• Maintaining

As this course is held at our head office, you will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our manufacturing plant.

On the course you will learn about

• Performance

• Sealing

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day and at the end of the course you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.


Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems

Altro Whiterock advanced wall cladding systems

Duration: 2 Days

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Location: Altro Head Office, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

This course is intended for installers who would like to learn about wall cladding systems. Please contact your local Business Development Representative if you are interested in taking this course.

This is an advanced course only for previous attendees of the Altro Whiterock wall cladding systems course.

The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working in a hands-on environment learning the skills of thermoforming, cutting, application, sealing and maintenance. On the course you will learn about • Product ranges

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level. As this course is held at our head office, you will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our manufacturing plant.

The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects, with the trainers giving demonstrations and participants working in a hands-on environment.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the two-day course, at the end of which you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.

• Suitable substrates • Substrate preparation • Dressing panels • Welding tools and equipment

• Application requirements

• The hot welding process

• Choosing the correct product

• Weld trimming

• Thermoforming

• Vertical welding

• Cutting

• Window and door detail - discussion

• Maintaining

As this course is held at our head office, you will also be given the chance to see Altro safety flooring being made during a scheduled tour of our manufacturing plant.

On the course you will learn about

• Performance

• Sealing

Courses are limited to a maximum of 8 people, so that training can be conducted at a more detailed and personalised level.

Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day and at the end of the course you will be presented with a certificate to show that you have attended.


How to find us

Altro safety flooring and Altro Whiterock courses

Altro introduction to resins course

Altro Ltd Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1NW

Altro Resins Unit 3 Station Road Industrial Estate Maiden Newton, Dorchester Dorset DT2 0AE

Nearest train station: Letchworth Garden City

Nearest train station: Maiden Newton

Tel: 01462 480480

Tel: 01300 320 620

For sat nav please use postcode: SG6 1LU

For sat nav please use postcode: DT2 0AE

Altro Contractor Training School Course Guide www.altro.com

Terms and Conditions Booking We regret that for administrative reasons, verbal bookings cannot be accepted; places can only be reserved on receipt of a completed enrolment form and payment in full. Cancellation If you advise us that you are unable to attend your course at least three working days before it starts, we will refund your payment in full. Fees cannot be refunded within three or fewer days of the start of the course.

Follow us:

Altro Limited, Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1NW. tel: 01462 707604 fax: 01462 707504 e-mail: enquiries@altro.com www.altro.com ,

, Altro, the future is safer with altro, Altro Whiterock are trademarks of Altro Limited.


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