Baumit Academy: Become a Baumit Approved Applicator

Baumit Training Academy

  • Become Baumit approved
  • Learn EWI installation best practice
  • Issue 10/25 year system warranties
  • Ongoing expert advice & support
  • Locations in Kent & Yorkshire

Baumit has over 30 years’ experience in creating our range of innovative, tested EWI and render products, designed to create beautiful, healthy homes for people to live in. We are therefore keen to give tradespeople the opportunity to use our products to create better spaces for their clients. But most importantly, we want to ensure our customers have the utmost confidence when it comes to application of EWI systems.

Introduction to
EWI Course

½ day


An introduction course designed to give you an understanding of EWI, its benefits and a practical demonstration of it being applied.

EWI Course

1 day


If you are already approved by other manufacturers and are competent in EWI, then this course allows you to add Baumit expertise to your knowledge.

EWI Course

2 days


Designed to educate participants on the broad range of EWI installations and practices via both theoretical and practical experience.

Advanced Plus
EWI Course

2½ days


Featuring all the elements included in the advanced course, with the addition of professional instruction of how to install to PAS 2035 standard.


1 day


Coming soon, a course tailored for teaching you how to use machines when applying Baumit products, with practical base coat and topcoat tutorials.

The Baumit Advanced EWI Course is our most popular course and begins with a short classroom session which provides an overview of Baumit EWI systems and best practice for installation. We then move on to the practical session hosted in our purpose-built training facility. On day two you will have a chance to review your work from day one before moving on to the second practical session.

What to expect


  • How to assess whether a substrate is suitable to receive EWI
    Using property’s surveys to assess what will be required prior to EWI application
  • Pull-out tests and how they help to determine the correct fixing type
  • Theory on all the practical elements
  • Good practice how the system goes together


  • Window details
  • Gas boxes and electric box details
  • Cold bridging, sealing the system down (for water ingress)
  • Fixing base rails
  • Adhesive fixing of the insulation boards
  • Mechanical fixing of the insulation boards
  • Beading, Base coat and mesh
  • Primers and top coats

Other Training Opportunities

On-site Approval 

Want to become Baumit approved, but short on time Why not request an on-site approval. One of our Field Engineers can come and complete the Baumit EWI application and approved applicator process with you on a live project.

Request more info.

Spray Days 

Nearly all Baumit products can be spray applied. If you are looking to move towards spray application and want to try out our products, we are able to set up a day to demo our product range either at one of our academies or on-site.

Contact us for more details.

Design Render

The Baumit product range offers free reign for creativity. Want to try your hand at some new textures and finishes? We are more than happy to advise and demo our product capabilities at either our Maidstone or Doncaster training centres.

Get in touch for more info.