TRI – Tile Roofing Alliance Manual Certification in the Midwest

The Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRI) is a nonprofit organization committed to educating roofers, state and local code makers, architects, builders, and consumers about the advantages of concrete and clay roof tiles and the best practices involved in installing these materials on roofs throughout America. Through advocacy and training programs, TRI helps bring roof tile to the communities that will most benefit from its weather resistance, curb appeal, and sustainability. TRI Manual Certification is an opportunity for industry professionals to exhibit their competence and understanding of the code-approved TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual.

How To Become A Certified Roofer In Kansas

Getting TRI Roof Tile Training certified is easy! Interested parties simply read and study the manual and then take a 50-question, open-book test available online

What does TRI Roof Tile Certified Mean?

The TRI Alliance offers a one-day Installation Manual Certification Program course that covers the many topics explained in greater depth in the Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual, such as proper protocol for preparation, installation, applications, and current applicable codes. A passing score on the written exam indicates that the individual is competent and up-to-date on the tile roofing industry’s standards and best practices.

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Who Benefits

Though initial certification is most often sought after by roofers who are new to tile roofing, this course and its certification are also useful as a refresher for inspectors, consultants, builders, and other professionals in the roofing industry who want to stay current on changes to codes and procedures.

Opportunities After Roofing Training

Manual Certified individuals are recognized on the TRI Alliance contractor search page and are also able to display the official TRI Alliance Manual Certification logo on their company’s website and marketing materials. Roof tile manufacturers and their clients in Kansas City and prefer to work with certified roofers. 


Both entry-level and experienced roofers are welcome to take the TRI Roof Tile Training. Roofers who have been working with other materials but who are looking to provide quality concrete or clay roof tile to their clients find TRI roof tile certification informative and rewarding.

How long is the certificate valid in Kansas?

TRI Roof Alliance Manual Certification is valid for 2 years, after which time renewal is possible online

What To Expect

TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual cover a wide variety of topics of relevance to roofers and other professionals working with roof tile. Lessons fall under three major categories: 

  • Installation: protocols for vertical and horizontal roof layouts, eave details and options, roof loading, skylights and chimneys, flashings and valleys, and hip and ridge details
  • Applications: advice for how to handle pre-engineered roof systems, ventilation, repairing and replacing single tiles, and gable and eave installation for barrel tile

Types of Training

Training for the TRI Alliance Manual Certification is easy! The roofing training program is online so you can access the courses from your location in Kansas or other parts of the Midwest.

Ready To Become A Certified Roofer?

Stoneworth Roof Tile works with qualified roofers in the Kansas City metro area. Get started on your roofing certification today.