Today’s roofing industry is responsive, innovative, and widely respected, instituting ever-higher standards across the board and enabling hard-working, dedicated individuals to build well-paying and enabling hard-working, dedicated individuals to build well-paying and extremely rewarding careers.
Did you know: the average starting wage for a roofer in the U.S. is
$39,970/year, and roofing jobs are expected to increase 12% by 2028 —faster than the average for all occupations!*
Now, GAF —the leading U.S. roofing manufacturer —can help your associates get there through a unique education and career training program. GAF Roofing Academy offers a tremendous opportunity to gain entry to this lucrative and stable profession. This professional program combines a real-world introduction to residential and solar roofing with coursework, practical hands-on training, and field visits —all designed to give your associates the skills necessary to become sought-after candidates. Program graduates also gain access to an exclusive GAF job board, where our national network of GAF factory-certified contractors can post career opportunities.
If you’re looking to give your associates a head start in the marketplace and the opportunity to learn a valuable trade with a solid earnings potential, get there with GAF Roofing Academy.
*For 2018 –2028, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Roofers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/roofers.htm
The GAF Roofing Academy provides a comprehensive steep slope –
residential roofing primer and a high-level introduction to solar
integration. The graduates of the program receive OSHA 10 and GAF
Roofing Academy certifications. Completion of the program signals to
roofing employers that the graduates have the proper entry-level skills for
a roofing installation job.
Part 1 –Virtual Training
June 8-19-2:00pm-4:00pm EST
Location: Via Zoom Webinar from GAF Roofing Academy Instructors
Part 2 –Hands-on Training
Schedule and location To Be Determined