ACO Academy - Merchants

Helping create knowledge champions

Surface water management is one of the most dynamic sectors of the construction industry with new legislation, innovative products and ground breaking materials constantly emerging.

ACO has recognised that knowledge transfer is fundamental in keeping up-to-date with these latest advancements and has a unique training offer that can be accessed online, in-branch or at the state of the art training facility at ACO UK headquarters.

The aim of the academy is to offer builders’ merchants, their employees, domestic contractors and homeowners a free and accessible up-to-date resource to gain knowledge of ACO and its products.


Academy Online

ACO’s e-learning modules allow you to find out more about ACO surface water management products at a time that is more convenient for you.

The online modules give users an overview of surface water management, its products and accessories and the applications they are suited for.

The below link will direct you to the Online Academy, where you will be required to create a unique username and password to access the training modules.

Academy Facility

The state of the art training facility is equipped with a substantial product display and learning zone, which can be utilised by groups of any size.

Each course at the training facility is unique and tailored to each group’s requirements and can include a unique tour of ACO’s production facilities.

Academy At Branch

ACO has a nationwide network of product trainers, who offer in-branch training tailored to meet the individual requirements of a merchant branch.

The in-branch training is built on a merchant branches stock profile and covers, an introduction to surface water management and load classes,  product features and benefits, product applications and installation details.