Education & Training

DERBIGUM offers a wide variety of education and training programs to assist our customers and partners by providing the knowledge needed to make educated decisions when selecting and installing roofing systems. From AIA courses eligible for continuing education units, to our specialized contractor training program, our experts are working to make you experts!

Training is offered at locations across the country – from design professionals’ offices, contractor or distributor yards as well as at our training centers located in Wadsworth, Ohio, Gulfport, Mississippi, Newark, New Jersey, Pompano Beach, Florida, San Francisco, California and Capitol Heights, MD.

Contractor Training Program

Our DERBIGUM Contractor Training Program is designed for DERBIGUM Approved Contractors as a way to improve general knowledge regarding roofing and waterproofing. This training program will provide you with theoretical as well as practical training including both classroom as well as hands-on application instruction.  Courses are taught by one of our expert Technical Representatives.  Fees and course materials vary pending the course location.

To further explore our contractor training program, please contact us.

Current Training Courses

Current contractor training program courses include:

  • APP-Modified Heat Welded Membrane Systems 
  • APP-Modified Cold Adhesive Applied Membrane Systems 
  • APP-Modified Base Sheet Application Methods 
  • DerbiFlash Liquid Flashing Systems 
  • PMMA Liquid Applied Roof Systems 
  • Waterproofing Contraction Science 
  • PMMA Liquid Applied Pedestrian Trafficable Surface Systems 
  • PMMA Liquid Applied Vehicular Trafficable Surface Systems 
  • PMMA Liquid Membrane Plaza Deck Systems
  • Liquid Flashing for Plaza Deck Systems 

Once an applicator has completed and passed a Contractor Training Course, they are then recognized as a DERBIGUM Approved Contractor (DAC).

AIA Approved Courses

Courses qualify for 1 continuing education unit (CEU)

Advantages of Cold Applied Roofing 
Approved: AIA & RCI
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

Low Slope Roofing Systems
Approved: AIA & RCI
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)

PMMA/PMA: Polymeric Liquid applied Membranes 
Approved: AIA & RCI
Credits: 1.0 (Qualifies for HSW)