Training course introduction

Training course introduction

IKO roofing

Bitumen roof

Torching: basic techniques + detailing

IKO Experience Center
d’Herbouvillekaai 80,
2020 Antwerp

Start: 8:30 am
Lunch: will be provided
End: 5 pm

Prior knowledge required?

Basic experience with the use of a burner is recommended.


  • No separate theoretical introduction provided. The theory will be explained during the practical exercise by the instructor.



  • Instructor demonstrates the installation method with the burner.
  • The student then practises the installation with the burner.


At the end of this training course, the student will:

  • know the various structural components of the flat roof: vapour barrier, insulation and bituminous roof.
  • know how the various layers are combined and are installed with a flame in the various roofing systems.
  • gain experience in the finishing of various roof details.

What to bring with you?

  • Work clothing – please note: you will be working with flames! Suitable clothing is necessary.
  • Steel-capped work shoes
  • Gloves
  • Foldable metre rule
  • Chopping knife
  • Stanley knife
  • Trowel
Application training course introduction bitumen roof (with torching)
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