Get your workers ProCertified®!

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

Who is eligible?

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

To demonstrate your knowledge and experience, you can do one of the following:

    Option A: Hold an NRCA ProCertified roof system installer certification in the roof system in which you want to be designated

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

Eligibility also requires a supervisor to verify in writing he or she has observed you consistently:

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

A separate verification form must be submitted for each roof system designation.

Process Overview

  1. Meet the eligibility requirements shown in the Quick Start Guide.
  2. Complete an online application form.
  3. Have your employer verify your skills.
  4. Pass an online proctored computer-based exam.

Quick Start Guide Foreman FAQ

ProCertification Roofing Foreman Application Fees

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

Computer-based exam retest fee

NRCA member price: $199

Nonmember price: $399

Three-year renewal fee

NRCA member price: $199

Nonmember price: $399



These certifications provide evidence the foreman has excellent skills and knowledge in roofing safety, installation quality, crew productivity and customer service.

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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 and Roofing Foreman certification renewal is required every three years.

Members: $199

Nonmembers: $399

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