Count on training from the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence to fit your goals and the way you prefer to learn.
Learning with GAF
To thrive in this industry, it’s not enough to build roofs. You need to build hands-on skills, product knowledge, business expertise, and much more. That’s why GAF CARE offers such a wide range of learning opportunities — to help you build your business.
Whether you want to become a roofer, are an established roofing pro heading for certification, or want quality training for your crews, CARE training is available in person and virtually, where and when you want it.
Courses for every stage in your roofing career
The best never stop learning. That’s why we offer CARE courses for every skill level, from journeyman roofers breaking in their first nail gun to GAF Master Elite™ Contractors looking for powerful business-building strategies.
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Gain in-depth knowledge from respected experts
Choose from a wide range of business-building courses, led by experienced, seasoned roofing pros, ready to deliver focused, in-depth seminars on the topics that matter to you and your employees.
The Expert Value Series offers high-value, peer-to-peer expert instruction, designed to offer contractors transformative new approaches to boosting their businesses immediately and measurably. Available for residential and commercial contractors.
Learn strategies and techniques for attracting and retaining the high-quality, highly motivated talent your company needs.
Development and Planning
As a business leader, you’re playing the long game. That’s why EVS offers budgeting, planning, and business development seminars to help you create and implement effective long-term growth strategies.
Whether you’re looking for fresh in-home selling strategies or want to master the nuances of negotiation, EVS offers you and your team a wide range of market-proven insights.
Find out how successful contractors use financing, insurance knowledge, codes, and storm strategies to help their customers deal with their roofing challenges.
Connect with your GAF Territory Manager
To schedule or attend an EVS presentation, reach out to your GAF Territory Manager.
Other ways to learn
Protecting what matters most includes promoting the career growth of roofing industry professionals like you. In addition to CARE training, GAF offers a variety of learning opportunities to meet you where you are, with the resources you need.
Classroom and on-the-roof training helps new roofers prepare for successful new career.
Our diverse team of GAF CARE trainers draws on decades of real life, on-the-roof experience.
Meet Chino Alvarado | National CARE Training Manager
His love of roofing began after graduating from high school and continues today as a National Training Manager with our Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, or CARE.
Meet Andres Beltran | CARE Training Lead at GAF
Meet Mito Fuentes | The Company We Keep by GAF Roofing
Meet Mito Fuentes, our CARE Training Lead at GAF.
Professionals recommend CARE
Pros from every level of the industry — single-roofer start-ups, multi-crew small businesses, and multi-state enterprises — count on CARE to hone the skills they need to achieve their goals. Here’s what some of them had to say.
Why take a CARE training course? | GAF Roofing
CARE: Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence. Real testimonials from real CARE participants.
In-Home Selling | GAF Roofing
See how professionals are using the new In-Home Selling training program, presented by CARE for GAF Certified and Master Elite Contractors, to make in-home selling more effective, and their companies more successful.