Roofers repair and install the roofs of buildings using a variety of materials, including shingles, asphalt, and metal. Roofers typically do the following:
  • Inspect problem roofs to determine the best way to repair them
  • Measure roof to calculate the quantities of materials needed
  • Replace damaged or rotting joists or plywood
  • Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation
  • Install shingles, asphalt, metal, or other materials to make the roof watertight
  • Align roofing materials with edges of the roof
  • Cut roofing materials to fit around walls or vents
  • Cover exposed nail or screw heads with roofing cement or caulk to prevent leakage

  • Annual Apprenticeship Program Includes:

  • Registration of Apprentice with D.C. and/or Maryland (if apprenticed) 
  • Attending Council meetings with and on behalf of Registered Employers 
  • Monitoring Apprentice annual progression  
  • Monthly on-site class evaluation for testing and hands-on 
  • Monitoring monthly grades and attendance reporting 
  • Monitoring monthly off-site OJT reporting  
  • Monitor and submission of NCCER Student Certification material
  • Instructor, Lab and Book Fees
  • Course Work

    Roofing 1

    Includes registration fee, books, materials, lab supplies,
    and instructor fees.
    • Roof Insulations—Flat, Tapered and Crickets
    • Tear-off, Job Set-up and Equipment for Steep /
    Low-Slope Roofing
    • Application of the Hot Built-up and Modified Bitumen
    • Application of the Cold-Applied Built-up Membrane
    • Application of Single-ply Membranes—Flashing
    • Fall Protection Steep-slope and Flat
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Safety Awareness
    • Cranes, Conveyors and Hoists

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate* 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate*
    *does not include C.O.R.E.

    Roofing 2

    Includes books, materials, lab supplies, and instructor fees.
    • Application of Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam-
    • Application of Roofing Related Sheet
    • Application of Metal Roof Systems—Architectural /
    • Leak Investigation, Analysis and Repair Techniques for
    Low-Slope Roofing
    • Application of Asphalt / Wood Shakes / Clay / Concrete
    Tile /Slate
    • Leak Investigation, Analysis, and Repair Techniques for
    Steep-slope Roofing
    • Administrators and Trainers Program
    • Re-roofing
    • Fire Safety
    • Scaffold Safety
    • Aerial Lifts, Forklifts and Fork-mounted Work Platforms

    $2,400 ABC Member Rate 
    $3,600 Non-Member Rate