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Armstrong Ceiling Installation Courses 2017

Courses are designed to stimulate and interest the trainees and offer a balance of theoretical and practical content. Two courses are available.

Cost: £285 per person plus VAT payable in full on booking

This introductory course, over two days, covers the theory and the practical installation of a basic mineral fibre suspended ceiling. It provides an ideal foundation for both office and site based personnel. The programme includes:

  • Health & Safety
  • Mineral Product Range
  • Straight, flat, square and white side down
  • Tools, fixings, levelling & layout
  • Wire straightening - demonstration
  • Exposed grid installation – demonstration and then your turn
  • Tegular tile perimeter cutting – demonstration
  • Changes of level, using exposed grids
  • Manufacturing process including (mineral & grid) plant tours
  • Semi concealed grid / SL2 plank – demonstration
  • Cutting metal tiles – demonstration
  • Clip-in metal tiles – UK Spring Tee “hands on”
  • Suspension Systems, DGS (Drywall Grid System)
  • Axiom Perimeter Solutions
  • Questions and Certificates

Basic Course Dates 2017
February 7th & 8th / March 7th & 8th / April 11th & 12th / June 13th & 14th / July 11th & 12th / October 10th & 11th / November 7th & 8th / December 5th & 6th

Cost: £330 per person plus VAT payable in full on booking

This course is also over two days and is designed to offer Contractors hands on experience using several all types of installation methods.

  • Health & Safety
  • Straight, flat, square ad white side down
  • Wire straightening demonstration
  • Exposed grid installation – demonstration and then your turn
  • Tegular & Vector tile perimeter cutting – demonstration
  • Change of level using exposed grid
  • Cutting metal tiles – demonstration
  • Clip-In metal tiles – UK Spring Tee “hands on”
  • Orcal 3000 – demonstration and installation
  • DGS Drywall Grid System and installation
  • Axiom Perimeter Solutions and Installation
Contractor Course Dates 2017
January 10th & 11th / May 9th & 10th / September 12th & 13th

Our instructor Ian Young has over 30 years experience in the suspended ceilings industry. All courses are held at Armstrong World Industries Limited, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead NE11 0SP.

Please note courses commence promptly at 08:00 and finish at approximately 16.00. Late arrival may mean you are not permitted to join the course due to the essential Health & Safety training given at the start of the course.

Upon registration, Armstrong will raise an invoice for payment. Armstrong must receive payment in full in order to confirm all bookings. Please note we only accept cheques or BACS payments - credit card payments are not accepted.

A full refund, less a 10% administration fee, will be given for cancellations received in writing 21 days or more prior to the installation course. Refunds will not be made after this date. In the unlikely event of an installation course being cancelled, the full registration fee will be refunded but Armstrong World Industries Limited assumes no further liability.

All necessary tools and equipment will be supplied. A buffet lunch is provided on both days. Any special dietary requirements must be notified when the booking is confirmed. Please note costs for transport and accommodation are not included in the Installation School price. Hotel information close to the facility and a detailed map will be sent when course booking is confirmed.

Armstrong World Industries uphold a strong safety policy and to adhere to this, all installation school attendees MUST wear approved safety shoes/boots (NOT PROVIDED). Trainees without suitable footwear will not be allowed to participate in any of the training. Both courses involve an amount of practical work and appropriate clothing should be worn. All attendees will be provided with hearing protection, eye protection and safety gloves as appropriate.

Armstrong would like to make you formally aware of our No Smoking Policy which came into effect from the 1st July 2007. From this date smoking including electronic cigarettes will not be permitted in any areas within the plant or on any grounds belonging to the plant.

The policy will apply to all person(s) entering the facilities without exception including employees, contractors and visitors alike. Please note that there will be no smoking breaks, if attendees wish to smoke this will have to done in designated meal breaks and outside the boundary of the plant.

Due to the nature of the training we ask that all mobiles phones are SWITCHED OFF whilst in the training room. Attendees will be given opportunities throughout the day to respond the any messages or make calls.

To check availability or book a place on our courses please contact Daniel Ellwood on 0191 4691044 or Email:

Armstrong World Industries Limited, Armstrong House, 38 Market Square, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1NG