For over 20 years, RCABC has been delivering quality instruction to the roofing and related construction industries in British Columbia. Graduates of our training programs are working as journeypersons, foremen, supervisors, inspectors, estimators, technical representatives, sales people and roofing company owners.

ITA Designated Trainer

Roofer, Damp & Waterproofer

Overview

The Roofer, Damp & Waterproofer program is designed for those working toward a career in commercial and/or residential roofing. This course provides training in all aspects of roofing, damp and waterproofing from damp proofing of foundations, ponds, bridges and floors, to all types of flat  and sloped roofs, such as tile, slate, composite wood, metal tile, modified bitumen, thermoset, thermoplastic, built up roofing, insulation, and vapor barriers. This course also includes instruction on safe working procedures, tools and equipment, torch safety, first aid, fall protection and WHMIS.

This program combines both work-based and in-school technical training and is designed to be completed over a three year period. View the program profile.

Program Requirements

  • 3600 work-based hours
  • Successful completion (achieve 70% or higher) of 12 weeks in-school technical training (4 weeks per level)
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the Interprovincial Red Seal Examination

Tuition Fees

RCABC Member                 $400.00
Non-Member                      $500.00

  • Tuition Fees are exempt from GST and PST
  • Tuition is due in full at registration

Tuition Fee Refund Policy

To initiate a refund, written notice must be provided by the individual or registering company when the student withdraws from the course.

  • Written cancellations received by the RCABC up to ten (10) working days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 + GST.
  • Written cancellations received by the RCABC less ten (10) working days prior to the course date will not be refunded.
  • Refunds are issued directly to the credit card account originally used when tuition fee payment was paid.
  • This cancellation fee will not apply in the event of an illness (doctor note required), or medical or non-medical emergency.

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Architectural Sheet Metal Worker

Overview

The Architectural Sheet Metal Worker program is designed for those working to develop the product knowledge and skills to prepare, repair and fabricate components for; metal roofs, metal walls and other exterior wall products, composite panels insulation, membranes and waterproofing, ventilators and curbs, flashing gutters, downspouts, louvers, soffits, skylights and metal doors. View the program profile.

Program Requirements

  • 4800 work-based hours
  • Successful completion (achieve 70% or higher) of 18 weeks in-school technical training (6 weeks per level)
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the ITA Certificate of Qualification Exam

Tuition Fees

RCABC Member                 $500.00
Non-Member                      $700.00

  • Tuition Fees are exempt from GST and PST
  • Tuition is due in full at registration

Tuition Refund Policy

To initiate a refund, written notice must be provided by the individual or registering company when the student withdraws from the course.

  • Written cancellations received by the RCABC up to ten (10) working days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 + GST.
  • Written cancellations received by the RCABC less ten (10) working days prior to the course date will not be refunded.
  • Refunds are issued directly to the credit card account originally used when tuition fee payment was paid.
  • This cancellation fee will not apply in the event of an illness (doctor note required), or medical or non-medical emergency.

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Residential Steep Roofer

Overview

The Residential Steep Roofer program is designed for those working in the installation of residential steep slope roofing and weatherproofing materials. This program combines both work-based training and in-school technical training and is designed to be completed over a two year period. View the program profile.

Program Requirements

  • 2400 work-based hours
  • Successful completion (achieve 70% or higher) of 6 weeks in-school technical training
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the ITA Certificate of Qualification Exam