RCABC Educational Foundation

BLENDED 50/50 ONLINE & IN-CLASS - Roofer, Damp and Waterproofer (RDW) - Level 1 - #1000-0180 - Mar. 15 - Apr. 9, 2021 - 8:00 AM
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.

Note that this class is 50% instructor-led online and 50% in-class attendance.  For the online portion, apprentices will require a laptop, computer or tablet, a strong reliable wifi connection and a quiet place or headphones.  

 

All apprentices are required to bring government photo ID to be eligible to write the Industry Training Authority exam during the last week of training. Apprentices should also bring safety boots, small tools, and work clothing for the shop and soft soled shoes for the classroom.

Be sure to download and read the attached RCABC Apprenticeship Handbook. The handbook includes information on employment insurance, financial supports, grants, tax credits, the Canada Apprentice Loan program, and much more!
 

Date
Monday, March 15th - Friday, April 9th, 2021
Location
RCABC (50% online / 50% in-class)
9734 201 Street
Langley, BC
V1M 3E8
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Registration Deadline
Sunday, March 14th, 2021
Event Description

OVERVIEW

 

This course is a blended course comprised of two weeks online followed by two weeks at the RCABC Training Facility.   

 

RDW LEVEL 1

 

The online training will be held during school hours of 8:00am – 3:00pm. This training will include the use of Google Classroom and a Google Sites textbook. This will be instructor led via Zoom presentations (typically one in the morning and one in the afternoon), as well as videos to view, assignments and quizzes to complete during the day. The instructor will be available during the day to answer questions via Google classroom, Zoom and phone. The online portion will cover Intro to the Roofing Trade, Overview of Roofing Systems, Safety, Hoisting & Rigging, Tools & Equipment, and Math.

 

The in-class portion will dive into Low Slope (BUR) Roofing and Steep Slope (Asphalt Shingles) Roofing.

 

A Google Gmail account will be required if you don't already have one. This is something we can set up with you.

 

 

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

 

 

 

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email training@rcabc.org or call the Education and Training Department at 604-882-3437 during regular business hours.

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Apprentice registration
Select this ticket if you are registering yourself.
Member $450.00
Non-Member $700.00
Employer registration
Select this ticket if you are registering on behalf of an employee at your organization.
Member $450.00
Non-Member $700.00
Union registration
Select this ticket if you are registering on behalf of an employee within your union
Member $450.00
Non-Member $700.00
Tuition Credit (due to Covid-19 class suspension Mar 17)
Choose this ticket if you have a tuition credit.

(As some refunds have been issued, please note that your registration is not complete until RCABC has verified the tuition credit).
  $0.00
Accommodations

List of accomodation options can be accessed HERE

Additional Information

To register for Level 2 or Level 3 training, an apprentice must have successfully completed the previous training level.

 

The recommended hours for each level are as follows:

Level 1 600 - 1200
Level 2 1200 - 2400
Level 3 1800 - 3600

 

Cancellation &
Refund Policy
The purpose of the RCABC Educational foundation is to provide training and education in roofing skills, which it can only do through the support of the roofing community by committing to and carrying through the commitment to register apprentices for classes and ensure that apprentices attend classes as scheduled. 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.
  • Written cancellations received by the RCABC less than 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 on non-medical emeregency.
Training dates will be confirmed within three (3) business days of receipt by RCABC of a request for training.
 
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