Commercial & Residential Roofing Certification

216 Hours / 1.5 Years

Accredited 1.5-year “hands-on” commercial and residential roofing certification with 216 hours of classroom and shop instruction.

The passion behind DSRS is to properly teach individuals the correct way to install roofing materials, as well as training in all aspects of water proofing. The goal at DSRS is to provide the student the best possible education at the lowest cost out of pocket expense. Our classes are broken down into 6 half-terms. Each term consists of 27 classroom hours which are then broken down into 13 classes > 2 days per week > 2 hours per class with the final class being 3 hours long for testing.

Terms

Each term includes 27 hours of instruction over the course of 13 classes.

Term 1: 17 Classr00m Hours, 19 Shop HoUrs

  • Class 1 History of Roofing (No Shop Training)

  • Class 2 Apprenticeship / Seasonal Aspects (No Shop Training)

  • Class 3 OSHA 1 (No Shop Training)

  • Class 4 OSHA 2 (No Shop Training)

  • Class 5 Ladders with OSHA Ladder Set-up

  • Class 6 OSHA 3, Review & Testing with Commercial Roof: OSHA Safety Setup

  • Class 7 Fire Extinguishers with Introduction to TPO Hot Air Welding

  • Class 8 Lifting Objects/Reporting Accidents with TPO Membrane Hot Air Welding

  • Class 9 Flammable Liquids with TPO Hot Air Welding with “T” Patches

  • Class 10 Electrical Hazards with TPO Hot Air Welding: Phase 1 Testing

  • Class 11 Tools & Equipment: Identification with TPO Outside Corners: Field Wrap

  • Class 12 Tools & Equipment: Safety & Care with TPO Outside Corners: Universal

  • Class 13 Applied Math: Tape Measure Training with Hands-on Tape Measure Usage

  • Class 14 Introduction to TPO Materials with TPO Inside Corners: Field Wrap

  • Class 15 TPO System Layout: Part 1 with TPO Inside Corners: Universal

  • Class 16 Shop Testing: TPO Details Hot Air Welding Phase 1

  • Class 17 TPO System Layout: Part 2 with Introduction to TPO RTU Curb Base Wrap

  • Class 18 Term Review & Testing with TPO Phase 1 Review: All Items

Term 2: 7 Classroom Hours, 29 Shop Hours

  • Class 1 Types of Roofs with TPO RTU Curb Base Wrap: 4 Piece

  • Class 2 Types of Fasteners with TPO RTU Curb Base Wrap: 2 Piece

  • Class 3 Types of Felts & Underlayments with TPO RTU Curb Base Wrap: 1 Piece

  • Class 4 Types of Insulation: Poly-iso & R Values with TPO RTU Curb Base Wrap Testing

  • Class 5 Types of Insulation: HD Cover Boards with TPO Pipe Penetration: Universal

  • Class 6 Types of Insulation: Flat & Flute EPS with TPO Pipe Penetration: Field Wrap

  • Class 7 Cold Process Adhesives with TPO Pipe Penetration: Field Wrap

  • Class 8 Adhesive Application Restrictions with TPO Pipe Penetration Testing

  • Class 9 Insulation Board Installation with Introduction to TPO Parapet Wall

  • Class 10 Perimeter Wood Nailers & Safety Block with TPO Parapet Wall

  • Class 11 Vapor Barriers & Fire Rated Materials with TPO Parapet Wall

  • Class 12 Fastening Patterns with TPO Thru-Wall Scupper

  • Class 13 Cant Strip, Sumps, & Tapered Edges with TPO Thru-Wall Scupper

  • Class 14 Shop Testing: TPO Parapet Wall, Phase 1

  • Class 15 Shop Testing: Thru-Wall Scupper, Phase 1

  • Class 16 Shop Testing: TPO Details #1 Hot Air Welding, Phase 1

  • Class 17 Shop Testing: TPO Details #2 Hot Air Welding, Phase 1

  • Class 18 Term Review & Testing: TPO Phase 1 Review, All Items

Term 3: 9.5 Classroom Hours, 26.5 Shop Hours

  • Class 1 Commercial Roofing: General with TPO Roof Drains: Retrofit

  • Class 2 Commercial Roofing: Job Set-up with TPO Roof Drains: Compression Ring #1

  • Class 3 Commercial Roofing: Deck Type & Core Samples with TPO Roof Drains: Compression Ring #2

  • Class 4 Commercial Roofing: Material Weight Concerns with TPO Roof Drains: Compression Ring #3

  • Class 5 Shop Testing: TPO Roof Drain, Phase 1

  • Class 6 Commercial Roofing: Material Storage with TPO Pitch Pans #1

  • Class 7 Commercial Roofing: JHA’s & Hazard ID (No Shop Training)

  • Class 8 Commercial Roofing: Crane Operations with TPO Pitch Pans #2

  • Class 9 Shop-only: TPO Pitch Pans #3

  • Class 10 Shop-only: TPO Pitch Pockets

  • Class 11 Shop Testing: TPO Pitch Pan, Phase 1

  • Class 12 Introduction to Sheetmetal with Coping Metal Cap

  • Class 13 Perimeter Wood Nailers/Deck Types with Wood Nailers: Insulation Matching

  • Class 14 Introduction to Poly-iso Insulation (No Shop Training)

  • Class 15 Poly-iso Insulation: Base & Tapered with Poly-iso Installation/Shop Drawing

  • Class 16 Poly-iso Insulation: Sumps & Crickets with Poly-iso Installation/Shop Drawing

  • Class 17 Shop Testing: Poly-iso Installation, Phase 1

  • Class 18 Term Review & Testing:

Term 4: 3.5 Classroom Hours, 32.5 Shop Hours

  • Class 1 Commercial Roofing: BUR with TPO System Application #1

  • Class 2 Commercial Roofing: EPDM with TPO System Application #2

  • Class 3 Commercial Roofing: PVC with TPO System Application #3

  • Class 4 Commercial Roofing: Modified Bitumen with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 5 Shop-only: Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 6 Shop-only: Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 7 Shop-only: Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 8 Shop Testing: Modified Bitumen, Phase 1

  • Class 9 Shop Testing: TPO System Application, Phase 1

  • Class 10 Shop Testing: TPO System Application, Phase 1

  • Class 11 Shop Testing - Welding: TPO Hot Air Welding, Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 12 Shop Testing - Details: TPO Hot Air Details Welding, Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 13 Shop Testing - Roof Drains: TPO Hot Air Details Welding, Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 14 Shop Testing - Scuppers: TPO Hot Air Details Welding, Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 15 Shop Testing - Parapet Wall: TPO Hot Air Details Welding, Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 16 Shop Testing - Poly-iso Installation: Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 17 Shop Testing - Poly-iso Tapered: Phase 2 Finals

  • Class 18 Term Review & Testing: Phase 2 Finals Testing Closeout

Term 5: 8.5 Classroom Hours, 27.5 Shop Hours

  • Class 1 Commercial Roof Preparation with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 2 Tear-off Equipment & Chutes with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 3 Tear-off Technique & Dumpsters with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 4 Removing Gravel: Wheel Barrel & Vacuum with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 5 Overnight Dry Ties with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 6 Basic Leak Detection: Seams, Penetrations, Etc with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 7 OSHA Safety Review with OSHA Job Setup with JHA

  • Class 8 SPF: Spray Foam Systems with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 9 Liquid Flashing with 3 Course Applications

  • Class 10 TPO System Review with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 11 TPO System Review with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 12 TPO System Review with TPO System & Welding

  • Class 13 Liquid Flashing with 3 Course Applications

  • Class 14 Mod-bit Review with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 15 Mod-bit Review with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 16 Mod-bit Review with Modified Bitumen Cold Process

  • Class 17 Phase 3 Review & Testing with Phase 3 Finals

  • Class 18 Term Review & Testing: Phase 3 Finals

 

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