Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course

Welcome to InterNACHI's free, online Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course.

The goal of this course is to teach inspectors how to inspect the roof-covering system of a home and identify roof defects from manufacturing, installation, natural weathering, and wind and hail damage.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • inspect all different types of residential roofs;
  • identify the systems and components of roof systems;
  • understand how the components of a roof system function and perform;
  • describe to clients defects observed at the roof system;
  • verify the installation of the roof covering and underlayment follows common building practices or the general recommendations of most roof covering manufacturers.
Course includes:
  • 22 InterNACHI CE hours;
  • 94,662 words;
  • 40 minutes of instructional video;
  • student study guide;
  • inspection and writing assignment;
  • research and writing assignment;
  • 221 quiz questions in 19 quizzes;
  • a 60-question final exam (drawn from a larger pool);
  • instant grading;
  • a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion.
And, in keeping with InterNACHI's commitment to Continuing Education, this online course is available to all members at no cost, and can be taken again and again, without limit.

Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course

Course # 3212



Estimated hours for the average student

Academic Engagement

Reading online course material at 140 words per minute


Watching and listening to instructional video


Taking quizzes


Taking the exam


Conducting a directed and independent inspection study performed according to the Standards of Practice, including the development of an inspection report 


Submitting an inspection and writing assignment


Submitting a research and writing assignment 




Studying and reviewing instructional material in preparation for taking quizzes and exam
Reading the downloaded student course book including taking the quizzes with the book
Reading, research, and studying related to completing the research and writing assignment
Studying and preparing for inspection processes according to a Standards of Practice, including capturing and storing digital images with a camera or device, making observations, evaluating conditions, deducing, formulating opinions, communicating observations in written form, attaining competency in performing inspections and using an inspection checklist or software and other inspection tools in producing a report.



Sub Total


Overall Total

63.0 hours / 1.7 SCH


Upon completion of this course and passing of the 60-question final exam (drawn from a larger pool), the student can download and print their own Certificate of Completion which is auto-generated in their own name. 

The student's (InterNACHI member's) information is recorded on InterNACHI's servers for membership compliance verification, and automatically logs completion into InterNACHI's online Continuing Education log.
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Members will need their username and password.  If you have forgotten your password, CLICK HERE (instant response) or email and request it (don't forget your name).