Illinois Roofing Exam

Next Class: Oct. 30 thru Nov. 2, 2023

Next Roofing Exam Deadline: Call ASAP

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Do I need a roofing license?

You do. Illinois law requires any roofing contractor engaged in construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, repair, or waterproofing of roofs to be a licensed roofing contractor. What is the penalty for working without an Illinois roofing license? The fine can be as high as $5,000 per offense. The State of Illinois also requires that your roofing license number appears on all contracts, bid proposals, permits, commercial vehicles, and websites.

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Do I need a training course for the roofing exam?

“We teach to the test”

It’s a hard test, and many have failed multiple times prior to taking our exam preparation roofing classes at Contractors Network and Training Center in Chicago. Not to mention the $1,000 you can spend on reference books, along with the weeks or months you’ll spend studying. With our 5-day roofing contractor course, you’ll receive a distilled study guide, roughly 80 pages in length, along with PowerPoint notes. You’ll also take daily quizzes and in-class practice roofing exams that provide instant feedback as to what you should study. In other words, we “teach to the test.”

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Illinois' Premier Contractor Exam Preparation

Since 2012, We've Been Making Sure You Pass The Test The First Time.


Our Time-Tested Instructional Team

Nearly 50 Years of Experience

Henry Goudreau has been a general contractor for nearly 50 years, having built a multi-million dollar company from scratch. He has been teaching roofing contractors for the last 15 years and has been in great demand across the United States. Henry created our Roofing course from the ground up. He has designed it to entertain you, coach you, and give you the confidence to pass the roofing exam the first time. Not to mention, we offer wonderful tidbits about running your business, something many roofing contractors often need but don’t know it. And then there are your experienced classmates, who give you an opportunity to interact, network, and learn from.

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Roofing License Exam Preparation

What is the penalty for working without a roofing license?

The fine can be as high as $5,000 per offense. The State of Illinois also requires that your roofing license number appear on all contracts, bid proposals, permits, commercial vehicles and websites.

What does the roofing exam preparation course cover?

  • Roofing and Estimating Terminology
  • The Estimating Process
  • Low-Slope Roofing Systems
  • Steep-Slope Roofing Systems
  • Moisture Control and Drainage
  • Flashing and Ice Damage Protection
  • Roofing Re-covering & Replacement
  • OSHA Regulations and Workplace Safety
  • Expansion Joints and Metal Roofing
  • Steep-slope Roofing Systems
  • Spray Polyurethane Foam
  • Waterproofing and Damp-proofing
  • Gutters, Coping and Temporary Roofs
  • Insulation
  • Repair Issues

When is the next course?


Call us by October 2, 2023, to sign up.





How To Get A Roofing License

STEP 1: Sign up for our roofing exam preparation course. Call us at (773) 635-0099 to hear if we still have available seats. If not, you can always sign up for our next roofing class two months from now.

STEP 2: Contact Continental Testing, to reserve your spot for the exam. The cost is $248. Be sure to specify whether you wish to take the Residential Exam or the Unlimited Exam. It’s your choice. Again, note the above deadline.

So, what are you waiting for? Give us a call today at (773) 635-0099!

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