Benefits of Certification

Through a series of assessments, NRCA will certify workers who have met all the requirements for each type of roof system installation allowing them to earn professional credentials. NRCA also will be certifying foremen and other mid-level roofing company personnel.

Certifications, offered in English and Spanish, include:

  • NRCA ProCertified Architectural Metal Flashings and Accessories Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Asphalt Shingles Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Clay and Concrete Tile Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified EPDM Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Metal Panel Roof Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Metal Shingle Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Thermoplastic Systems Installer (e.g., TPO, PVC)
  • NRCA ProCertified Roofing Foreman

The goals of NRCA ProCertification® are to:

  • Create a career path for industry field workers
  • Elevate the roofing industry to be on par with other trade professions that currently offer national certifications
  • Address the workforce shortage by making the roofing industry more appealing
  • Protect consumers by providing national, professional certifications for those doing work on their home or building
  • Educate consumers on the value of hiring an NRCA ProCertified roof system installer
  • Increase consumer confidence that workers have the knowledge and skills to do the job well

Company benefits

The roofing industry is constantly evolving, and as you look for ways to grow your business, you also need to find ways for your workers to grow. This holds true for existing, experienced workers and new employees. Labor shortages and worker retention continue to be a struggle in the roofing industry, and NRCA is helping you address this issue through NRCA ProCertification.

When you invest in your workers, you show them you appreciate their knowledge and skills set and want them to have successful careers with your company. By certifying your workforce, you demonstrate your commitment to professionalism, quality and your employees' futures while also providing your company with a significant competitive advantage.

Additional benefits to certifying your workforce include:

  • Strengthened customer and supplier confidence
  • Increased productivity
  • Consistency of installation (fewer problems and callbacks)
  • Improved safety
  • Enhanced reputation and position in your local market(s)
  • Increased profitability

When you consider all the benefits of certifying your workforce, you quickly realize it can dramatically and positively affect your company. Why not start the process right now?

Employee benefits

There always will be a strong demand for people who can install roof systems properly and safely. Roofing work allows people to work with their hands to build and create roofs—the single most important component of a home or building that is essential to protecting customers' most valuable possessions. NRCA ProCertification provides experienced roofing workers the ability to demonstrate their skills and knowledge and become certified by NRCA in specific roof systems installations. Professional certification offers workers the opportunity to take pride in and be recognized for their skills and expertise—recognition that can stay with them forever. The demand for skilled roof system installers is real, and the opportunities are limitless.

Additional benefits of becoming an NRCA ProCertified installer include:

  • National, professional achievement and recognition
  • Certifications and badges stay with workers throughout their careers
  • Increased knowledge and confidence
  • Expertise and skills independently validated by NRCA
  • Increased employer confidence and, potentially, pay
  • Pride in professionalism

For more information about NRCA ProCertification including special discounts on application fees, contact Brad Martz, NRCA's services sales manager, at (800) 323-9545, ext. 7574 or


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