Roofing contractors can have an active role in the National Roofing Association’s (NRCA) ProCertification initiative by participating in two upcoming conferences.

The NRCA will host a special, two-day conference beginning April 25 at the Johns Manville Rockdale Plant in Joliet, Ill., for roofing contractors that want to become NRA ProCertification Qualified Trainers.

A similar session is scheduled for May 16-17 at the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Association office in Winter Park, Fla.

The ProCertification program is a national worker certification initiative to certify roof system installers, trainers and assessors. NRCA CEO Reid Ribble announced the idea for the program earlier this year, and pledged $15 million from the organization toward the effort.

This program is designed for those with three or more years of roofing industry experience with single-ply membranes and/or asphalt shingles and who have an interest in becoming roofing industry trainers.

After completing the program, you will be able to conduct hands-on demonstrations and use effective coaching skills; incorporate training best practices into your training sessions; train roofing workers in installation skills; and verify trainees' successful completion of training.

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