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Roofing Trade Courses


Roofing, Walls, and Balconies

Affordable short online courses designed to teach you inspection techniques of roofing, walls, and balconies. You will learn how a fire suppression system operates and balcony inspection requirements. The course covers common roofing terms. A deep dive into steep-slope roofing systems and more!

  • 100% Online and Self Paced 
  • 24/7 Instant Access
  • Online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide

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An Introduction to Roofing Systems

This course is an introduction to roofing systems. You will learn about the different types of roofing systems for steep- and low-slope roofs, considerations when selecting a system, re-roofing and re-covering issues, design considerations, and typical details

  • 100% Online and Self Paced 
  • 24/7 Instant Access
  • Online customer support
  • Certification of Completion Included

Top 5 Books for Roofers

Installation, repair and estimating for nearly every type of roof covering available today in residential and commercial structures: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles and shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric.

Covers sheathing and underlayment techniques, as well as secrets for installing leakproof valleys. Many estimating tips help you minimize waste, as well as insure a profit on every job. Troubleshooting techniques help you identify the true source of most leaks.


More than 80% of the homes in North America are roofed with asphalt shingles. Whether you're shingling your own house or tackling roofs every day, Roofing with Asphalt Shingles will help you improve the production, appearance, and quality of your finished product from eaves to ridge.


This book presents the basic principles you need to know to waterproof residential structures properly to protect them from water intrusion and to prevent callbacks for flashing or roofing failures.  Gain the technical expertise and seasoned advice you need to protect your work from water, the home's eternal enemy.

Leaks large and small cause the majority of damage in the house, and efforts to prevent or repair that damage account for most of the money spent on home repair. 


Among the many fresh design topics covered in this all-in-one resource are how to: safely replace a roof, while keeping in mind venting and flashing for a weather-tight and long-lasting installation; apply trim details to achieve that finished look; choose a roof that will last a lifetime; paint like a pro with 10 expert tips; fix 10 typical roof goofs; plus energy-saving advice


For decades, this manual has been the most widely respected guide to designing, constructing, and maintaining low-slope roofing systems. 

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