Roofer

Roofers install, repair, maintain and replace roofing systems. They work with membrane roofing systems that consist of a variety of materials with different application methods. They also install, replace, maintain, and repair shingles, slates, shakes, roofing tiles, sheet metal and other pre-formed sheeting on sloped roofs. They also weatherproof, waterproof and damp-proof roofing surfaces, foundation walls, floor slabs and bridge decks. The work environment is exposed and may vary from extreme cold to extreme heat.

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION - In effect starting September 1, 2022

Program Profile

Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification

Download (PDF 132 KB)

Program Outline

Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers

Download (PDF 1.4 MB)

Record Book

Program Updates:

  • August 2022: The competency migration chart is now available and is attached to OPSN 2022 012. Please see the Program Update for details.
  • July 2022: A new Program Outline and Program Profile will be implemented September 1, 2022. Please see OPSN 2022 012 for details.
  • If you have any questions, please contact ITA Customer Service

Standardized Level Exam (SLE) Updates

  • None

SLE Weighting Charts

Interprovincial Exam Updates

  • None

Interprovincial Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 134.01 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 795.28 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 171.16 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 178.62 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 269 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 315.77 KB)