CERTA Train-the-trainer Authorization
Elk Grove Village, Ill.
March 14, 2013
During a train-the-trainer workshop, you will complete a 10-hour accreditation program about how to teach torch safety. Through classroom instruction and hands-on torching activities, you learn the latest industry best safety practices for torch-applied roof systems. You also learn the teaching skills needed to train others about torch safety. After successfully completing this program, you will be authorized to conduct CERTA certification training for roofing workers. Authorized trainers receive training materials, including an instructors guide and English and Spanish editions of the CERTA student manual and training video.
Program prerequisite: Participants must be proficient in the use of a roofing torch, be able to speak and read English, and have some experience training others.
Each Train-the-trainer Authorization attendee is required to complete a pre-qualifying questionnaire and submit it prior to the start of the class. Please download the CERTA Train-the-trainer pre-qualifying questionnaire and fax to Janice Davis, NRCA's manager of risk management and education, at (847) 299-1183.
Note: Class size is limited; prior registration is required.
Tuition fee includes all course materials, continental breakfast, and morning and afternoon beverage service.
This course will benefit roofing professionals at all levels who need to implement and expand their torch safety programs.
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
10 hours of Florida CILB credit (including WPS)
Provider No: 0000936
Course No.: 0608206
"The class was very informative and gave me some ideas on how I can better reach my students when I teach my next CERTA class."
—Chuck Stanley, J.R. Jones Roofing, Houston
"I feel that safety is the #1 priority when torching on roofs and the instructors were very informative in their presentation about that. "
—Kirk Korecki, Zenith Roofing, Ft. Worth, Texas
"This program is great. I feel that every roofer who torches should be required by federal code to be trained by NRCA. This class has helped me improve the training concepts learned in the first CERTA class."
—Robert Brooks, Apostle Construction Co. Inc., Salisbury, Md.
"This training taught me valuable skills for me personally and the company."
—Juan Carlos Coronado, Sechrist Hall Co., Harlingen, Texas
"This class was taught well and was informative. It really drives home the safety issues."
—Jesse Bell, Pioneer Roof Systems, Belton, Texas
"Great class! Both instructors were knowledgeable about teaching and training techniques. I would recommend this class not only to roofing contractors but also to building owners and general contractors, as well. Thank you for the educational programs you offer."
—Chad Bolt, JVS Inc., Simpsonville, S.C.
"This class was very informative. Even though I have been in the roofing industry for several years, there were a lot of items brought to my attention that I will insist be done while trying to improve torching behavior and safety at my company."
—Brian Carpenter, Wright Roofing, Spanaway, Wash.
"This program has made the industry safer and more professional."
—Allen Gauldin, Greensboro Roofing Co. Inc., Greensboro, N.C.
"I like the CERTA class so I can keep up on best safety practices. Things change from time to time, and I want our guys to follow all safety rules."
—Mark Smith, Best Inc., Raleigh, N.C.
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