Class Preparation

You’ve signed up for a TRI Alliance Manual Certification class, now it’s time to make sure you are prepared. If you have any questions, contact Rick Olson at or 541.954.4555


The following materials should be reviewed before the class begins. 10 points on the test will be related to this pre-work.

I. Introduction to Tile Roofing Industry Alliance

Watch a 5 minute Intro to TRI Alliance video:

II. Material Checklist and Roof Tile Classification Profiles

Watch the 20 minute video “This is a Tile” at: 

III. Above Sheathing Ventilation

Read the Benefits of Above Sheathing Ventilation article at

IV. Roof Layout

1. Read the article on Swing Tape & Layout Methods at 

2. Watch the video on Roof Layout: 

V. Recommendations of Flashings at Tile Penetrations

Download and review this technical bulletin: 

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