Training Programs

Carlisle believes strongly in the value of education and training and provides many opportunities throughout the year, and across the United States and Canada, for our applicators and other audiences to improve their knowledge of and skill with Carlisle roofing systems. Please email [email protected] or call 717-245-7066 for more information.

Carlisle Applicator Certification Seminar

The Certification Seminar is a prerequisite to becoming a Carlisle Certified Applicator. The class is also open to Carlisle-recognized sales representatives, distributors and manufacturers who would like to gain an overall understanding of roofing installations and best field practices.

Certification Seminar Highlights:

  • 2.5 Day Training
  • Classroom and hands-on training on how to complete common details including curbs, corners, and roof penetrations
  • Product Overview
  • Certificate of Completion


  • In-depth Detail installations
  • Overview of membrane systems
  • Specialty installations and best practices
    • Fleeceback membranes
    • Induction Welding
    • Urethane Foam Adhesives
Carlisle Foreman Level Training

Foreman’s Workshop is intended for individuals who already possess the skills to install single ply systems, but need a better understanding of inspection guidelines, customer relations and labor-saving techniques. Instructions and guidance provided by seasoned FSR Trainers.

Foreman’s Workshop Highlights:

  • 5-Day Training
  • Sessions offered in the Spring Season
  • Primarily Hands-on Training
  • Smaller Class size
  • Certificate of completion


  • Complete single-ply roof system installations
  • Vapor Barrier installations
  • Insulation attachment patterns
  • New product showcasing and hands on
  • Inspection, investigation and repair procedures

FAQs About Training with Carlisle SynTec

How much do the programs cost?

There is no charge to participate in any of our training programs. We also provide lunch on all full days of class.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

Please contact us directly at 717-245-7066 for cancellations. We ask you let us know at least 2 weeks in advance of the class start date.

What lodging do you recommend?

Carlisle SynTec is not responsible for any costs associated with travel or lodging, however, we do have several hotels we recommend for each training location.

Once you sign up for a class, we will send a confirmation email to you. In that email, you will find information about lodging that is close to your training location. Some locations also have special rates for our training courses.

How much time will an employee have to spend away from the office?

This will depend on what course you register for. Please take note of the start and stop times for each type of training. The certification courses are 2.5 days, the Foreman’s classes are 5 days, and all other classes are 1 day each.

How do we achieve certification with Carlisle?

To become an official Certified Applicator with Carlisle, you must attend the full 2.5 days of training in one of our Applicator Certification courses. Certificates are issued at the conclusion of training. If you are a new roofer seeking certification, remember to make contact with your Carlisle representative before registering for a class.

What if an applicant doesn't speak English?

We have the ability to offer programs geared towards our Spanish audience, however, this will need to be discussed and scheduled prior to registering for classes. Please contact us at 717-245-7066 to discuss.

Do we need to bring our own tools?

No, we provide all the proper equipment.

Is there a dress code?

Due to the hands on nature of our workshops, we require long pants and close-toed shoes. Feel free to wear jeans and sneakers.

Does someone have to be a foreman to enroll in the Foreman Training Program?

No, participants do not have to be foremen currently. Workers need to have been in the industry for at least four years before applying. Some companies may use this program to prepare an employee to become a foreman.

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