Advanced Roof Inspections

This course will teach inspectors how to perform visual inspections of a roof system. It covers all aspects of common roof terms, gutters, and drainage, framing and trim, roof coverings, roof flashing, roof ventilation, and a brief section on inspecting chimneys. Ladder safety will also be included in the course. This is an InterNachi approved course for 24 hours of continuing training.

Goal: Students will learn how to inspect the roof-covering and exterior systems of a home.

After completing course requirements, the student will be able to:

  • Inspect various types of residential roof systems
  • Identify the systems and components of roof and exterior systems
  • Understand how the components of roof and exterior systems function and perform
  • Understand how moisture, heat and energy move through a home
  • Describe to clients the defects observed at the roof or exterior inspection

Course Syllabus

During this training, students will learn the following:

  • General roof terms
  • Roof styles and details
  • Common roof concerns
  • Roof gutters and drainage
  • Downspout terminations
  • Roof framing and trim
  • Roof coverings
  • Asphalt shingles I and II
  • Slate tile
  • Clay and concrete tile
  • Asbestos cement tile
  • Wood shingles and shake I and II
  • Metal
  • Flat roofs
  • Roll roofing
  • Built-up
  • Membranes
  • Roofing oddities
  • Flashings
  • Roof
  • Edge and ridge
  • Valley
  • Roof-to-roof
  • Roof-to-wall
  • Chimney
  • Vents and other penetrations
  • Roof and basic ventilation
  • Chimneys
  • Inspections
  • Masonry and manufactured

Course Additional Information

Included with your NETI experience:

  • Breakfast and lunch provided daily

No classes scheduled at this time.