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NRCA ProCertification Roofing Foreman Certifications

Roofing Foreman

The PROCertified Roofing Foreman certification ensures that a foreman has extensive technical and safety knowledge, communication and leadership skills.

For more information about NRCA PROCertification, including special discounts on application fees, contact Brad Martz, NRCA's director of sales, at (847) 493-7574 or

Quick Start Guide Apply Now

Earn your certification in three steps:

  1. Create an account and login
  2. Complete application
  3. Pass a foreman knowledge assessment

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to become an NRCA PROCertified Roofing Foreman, an applicant must have experience and working knowledge of roof system installation practices and industry-specific safety practices to recognize when an installer is not following manufacturer requirements or is violating a safety regulation.

Applicants can demonstrate their knowledge and experience one of two ways:

Option 1: Hold an NRCA PROCertified roof system installer certification in the roof system in which they want to be designated

Option 2: Have two or more years of experience as a roofing foreman overseeing installation of the roof system in which they want to be designated

Eligibility also requires a supervisor to verify in writing he or she has observed an applicant consistently

  • Responding to safety and quality violations in a timely fashion
  • Motivating installers
  • Modeling professional behavior
  • Demonstrating effective leadership

An applicant’s employer must validate his or her work experience, skills and knowledge.

NRCA PROCertification Foreman Knowledge Exam

Exam info:

  • 100 multiple-choice questions (with audio)
  • Available in English or Spanish

Foreman Knowledge Exam Sample Questions


Job Task Analysis

JTAs define the knowledge and skills necessary for a given role. NRCA PROCertification eligibility and hands-on performance exams are based on the information shown in each JTA.

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PROCertification Application Fees

Bulk and special event pricing are available. Contact Brad Martz, NRCA’s director of sales, at or (847) 493-7574

Item Fee

Certification application fee

  • Fee includes one roof system designation

NRCA member price: $1,199

Nonmember price: $2,399

Additional roof system designations (per designation)

NRCA member price: $379

Nonmember price: $759

Retest fee

NRCA member price: $199

Nonmember price: $399

Three-year renewal fee

NRCA member price: $199

Nonmember price: $399

Certification Renewal

To renew your certification, you must complete training within the three-year renewal cycle. Training can take place in a classroom, real-world or online environment. You can work with manufacturers, distributors, contractors and NRCA to stay on top of training. Be sure to log your training hours and certificates to show NRCA when you’re ready to renew!

The PROCertification renewal process allows NRCA PROCertified® individuals to demonstrate their commitment to continuing education and professionalism. PROCertification Roof System Installer, Service and Maintenance Technician, and Roofing Foreman certification renewal is required every three years.

Members: $199
Nonmembers: $399


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