This thread is dedicated exclusively for those students currently enrolled in the InterNACHI online video course titled, "Inspecting Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs."
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a good working knowledge of the inspection of wood shingle and shake roofs including identification of the different types, performance and aging characteristics, common defects, and wind and hail damage.
Special thanks to Kenton Shepard, InterNACHI Director of Green Building and International Development, for the content -- the result of two years of exceptional research, photography and writing.
The Inspecting Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs online video course includes:
- 4 training videos;
- 49 minutes of training video;
- 1 quiz;
- 57-page student book download;
- 60-question final exam (drawn from a much larger pool);
- 2 Continuing Education credit hours;
- instant grading;
- a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion; and
- accreditations and state approvals.
The Inspecting Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs online video course covers the following topics:
- Roof Sheathing
- Spaced Sheathing
- Solid Sheathing
- Climate Zones
- Starter Course
- Projection and Overhang
- Vertical Alignment
- Defect Recognition
- Wind Damage
- Hail Damage
- Mechanical Damage
- Roof Maintenance
- Repair Methods
- End of Useful Life
And, in keeping with InterNACHI's commitment to Continuing Education, this course is open and free to all members, and can be taken again and again, without limit.
Students are free to pose questions and comments here and join in the conversation with other students. The thread will be monitored by the course instructor.
Contact: Director of Education, Ben Gromicko firstname.lastname@example.org