Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), is committed to roofing training and roofing education initiatives. Whether it’s allocating funds to help develop NRCA’s ProCertification™ program, providing annual scholarships to employees and family members of roofing professionals to further their roofing education, or hosting a national student competition, it is one of the Roofing Alliance’s objectives to further the roofing industry by mentoring and providing funding for a variety of exceptional programs aimed at improving the long-term success of the industry.
In the first part of this three-part article, we introduced you to the Roofing Alliance’s Construction Management Student Competition. As this competition has nearly doubled in size over the last year, we will now shift our focus to the criteria of the competition. The design of the competition is to enhance students’ roofing knowledge by giving them hands-on experience competing in the bid process, developing a construction management strategy, and honing their presentation skills.
In order to qualify for the Roofing Alliance’s Construction Management Competition, each team member is required to be enrolled as an undergraduate at the college they represent in the competition. After registering for the competition, each team undergoes the following tasks with the assistance of a roofing contracting company that acts as an industry mentor:
In the final part of this series, we will discuss the benefits of a national Construction Management Student Competition. This includes:
Membership opportunities with the Roofing Alliance are available to all roofing professionals. For more information on our organization’s objectives or how you can make a commitment to the Roofing Alliance, please contact us today.