Professionally trained surveyors backed by GGF accredited training will provide consumer confidence and an opportunity to increase your business.
GGF Accredited Surveyor Training provides comprehensive instruction on professional surveying techniques for PVC-U, timber and aluminium windows and door-sets. It highlights many common pitfalls and arms candidates with the professional skills necessary to provide a quality surveying service with confidence and accuracy.
The course consists of a mix of classroom training, assessment and on-site evaluation, with all training content linking to existing GGF standards.
The course is open to both GGF Members and Non Members. GGF Members that complete this training course have the opportunity to progress towards the GGF Quality Mark (see below).
London – GGF Offices, 40 Rushworth Street, SE1 0RB
- June 27, 2019
Dublin – Saint Gobain Technical Academy, Kilcarbery Business Park, Dublin 22, D22 R2Y7
- May 9, 2019
Manchester – Bohle Ltd, Tameside Park Industrial Estate, Dukinfield, SK16 4PP
- May 15, 2019
Who should attend?
This GGF training course is aimed at surveyors and other glazing professionals who already have some experience in the sector but wish to hone their skills with a particular focus on quality delivery. This includes:
- Practising surveyors
- Installation Managers looking to move into surveying
- Company Directors
- Operations Managers
- Professional Retail or Commercial installation companies
Job roles that have attended recent Surveyor courses:
- Surveyors/Installations Director
- Installation Managers
- Trainee Office Manager
Comments from recent participants in GGF Accredited Surveyor Training on what they took away from the course:
– “Didn’t realise how much a surveyor has to take into account from regulations to quality service.”
– “I improved my knowledge of building regulations.”
– “Learning the importance of customer relations, competence, details captured in the survey, looking for faults and helpful tips.”
– “This made me more aware of hidden measurements.”
– “Building my knowledge of all the different types of documents need to take into consideration when surveying a job.”
The course is delivered over one day and consist of six modules (see Course Outline below). Alternatively, individual ‘top up’ modules can be selected in areas where there are identified skills gaps – contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The training is delivered by a GGF industry expert and consists of the following modules:
Health and safety and risk assessment
Review of sales content
Review of contract
Process and actual survey
Understanding building regulations
Explain to the customer changes between sales contract and survey
Communication back to the office through surveyor sheets
Model process using an example from Member
Feedback and reporting
Creating manufacturing sizes
Finishing and final discussion with customer
What happens next – explaining to customer the process going forward
Upon completion of GGF Accredited Surveyor Training, course attendees should achieve a comprehensive understanding of:
- The importance of the technical survey
- The requirements of compliance to Building Regulations
- Fundamental principles of different types of window surveying including:
Consolidation of the sale
Suitability of design
Suitability of the aperture
Services in the aperture
Glazing and finishing
Lintels and building works
Surveying for new build
Safety and risk assessments
GGF Quality Mark
The GGF Quality Mark is an official GGF accreditation available exclusively to GGF Members that have successfully completed GGF Accredited Installer or Surveyor Training.
GGF Quality Mark for surveyors
Successful completion of this training course is one step towards GGF accreditation in the form of the GGF Quality Mark for the candidate.
To achieve the GGF Quality Mark, the candidate must:
- Attainment of a minimum of 75% pass the assessment of knowledge learnt in the training
- Post training on-site assessment
- Post on-site inspection submission of a portfolio of work for additional two jobs
For more information about the quality mark contact Richard Hearn email@example.com
Price per delegate / GGF Member: £150 + VAT & booking fee
Price per delegate / Non Member: £295+ VAT & booking fee
Republic of Ireland
Price per delegate / GGF Member: €250 & booking fee
Price per delegate / Non Member: €450 & booking fee
On site assessment and portfolio submission / GGF Member: £50 + VAT
On site assessment and portfolio submission / Non Member: £100 + VAT
Individual modules: Cost on request
If you have a number of people that require surveyor training, we can offer an on-site solution.
For information about on-site training or to register your interest for GGF Accredited Surveyor Training in a region not listed above, please contact GGF Head of Membership and Training Richard Hearn.