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CARE Contractor Training Center

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.

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On demand learning

Choose from hundreds of on-demand prerecorded courses to view when and where you want. Jump to section

Hands on training

Get in-person, hands-on training in residential and commercial roofing technologies, from installation experts. Jump to section

Courses on demand to fit your schedule

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.
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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.


Choose from a wide range of courses on installation, selling to homeowners, offering financing, and many more.
Steep Slope courses


Find resources to hone skills from measurement to maintenance, including the popular Roofing it Right video series.
Low Slope courses

Clases ofrecidas en español

Many CARE classes are offered en español by native Spanish speakers.
Spanish courses

We're connecting you with experts

In Roofing It Right, Dave and Wally, tow of the industry's most experienced low-slope pros, share their decades of experience to help you and your crew take your roofing game to the next level.
Demonstrating roofing installation techniques

Learn roofing techniques to save time and money on installations

If time is money, mistakes are money down the drain. CARE classes can teach your crew how to get it right the first time, and deliver a quality installation faster than ever.

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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.

Meet our CARE trainers

Our diverse team of GAF CARE trainers draws on decades of real life, on-the-roof experience.

Chino Alvarado, National CARE Training Manager

Meet Chino Alvarado | National CARE Training Manager

Andreas Beltran in GAF CARE roofing training center

Meet Andres Beltran | CARE Training Lead at GAF

Meet Mito Fuentes | The Company We Keep by GAF Roofing


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?

CARE: Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence. Real testimonials from real CARE participants.

In-Home Selling

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.

CARE Contractor Training Testimonial: William Frank of Allan Frank Roofing

Learn why to attend a commercial roofing CARE training with William Frank of Allan Frank Roofing.  Hear first hand from a commercial roofer about GAF's CARE trainings that provide roof guidance you can't get anywhere else.

CARE Contractor Training Testimonial: Richard Luimes of Summit Point Roofing

Learn why to attend a commercial roofing CARE training with Richard Luimes of Summit Point Roofing in Michigan.  Hear first hand from a commercial roofer about GAF's CARE hands-on trainings that provide professional experience that you can't get anywhere else.