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NRCA ProCertification Roof System Installer Certifications

Metal Shingle Systems Installer

The NRCA PROCertified® Metal Shingle Systems Installer certification verifies the knowledge and skill of an experienced roof systems installer.

To become NRCA PROCertified, you must meet all eligibility requirements and pass a hands-on performance exam.

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. Pass the eligibility exam and apply
  3. Pass a hands-on skills assessment

Eligibility Requirements

  • A minimum of 36 months' installing metal shingle roof systems on steep-slope roofs, including but not limited to measuring, cutting, field fabrication of .032 prefinished aluminum shingles, various flashing details, valleys and penetration details, are required. Installers need to be familiar with the installation of underlayment materials.
  • Passing score on an online, multiple-choice exam
  • Employer validation of work experience, skills and knowledge

NRCA ProCertification Eligibility Exam

Exam info:

  • 60 multiple-choice questions (with audio)

Steep-slope eligibility exam and outline:
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Hands-on Skills Assessment

This assessment is completed on a mockup with a Qualified Assessor directing the candidate to complete specific details. Qualified Assessors are roof system experts, independently contracted by installers and/or roofing contractors to administer hands-on performance exams. Find an approved Qualified Assessor.

Readiness Checklists

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Performance Exam Mockup Design

Mockup Design Specifications

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: $799

Nonmember price: $1,599

Three-year renewal fee per designation

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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