RCABC Fall 1-Day Course

Metal Roofing – IIBEC Fall Practical Seminar

This full day program will consist of a half day of in-class learning and a half day of hands-on practical learning. This course is intended for new roof observers and design professionals looking to gain practical knowledge on application techniques they may observe during site reviews and to get insight on the design concepts and components of metal roofing.

8:00-12:00 Theory: The first portion of the day will be an in-class learning event on the basics of metal roofing. You will learn about the different types of metal roof panels, seams and assemblies. You will also learn about the different considerations that are required during the design and the installation of metal roofing systems. Experienced Roof Observers will discuss observation techniques and case studies.

12:00-1:00 Lunch provided

1:00-5:00 Practical: The second portion of the day will be the “hands-on” portion of the training. An instructor will demonstrate how to secure metal roofing panels and some of the other associated components. You will be given the opportunity to try it yourself and show off your roofing skills!

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Sean Campbell, TQ, RRO
Mr. Sean Campbell possesses over 20 years of practical roofing, waterproofing, and project management experience. Mr. Campbell is accredited by RCABC as an Accepted Roofing Inspector and is also a member of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) with a designation of Registered Roof Observer (RRO). He has gained experience as a trade qualified (TQ) journeyman roofer and project supervisor, which has provided him the opportunity of installing most of the roofing products and systems available in today’s marketplace. Mr. Campbell is a member of the Emerging Professionals Committee and the Educational Committee at IIBEC Inc. and continually attends courses to remain up to date on current trends and technologies in the roofing field.

Dan Geddes, Flynn Canada
Dan Geddes, Flynn Canada, works in preconstruction, focusing on high performance envelopes. Projects usually consist of commercial and institutional projects in a design assist capacity, with a focus on the higher tiers of step code and passive house. Dan is also an integral member of the R and D team at Flynn for the development of Speedwall™ modular wall assembly. Dan also guest lectures at BCIT at the high-performance lab, focusing on constructability and passive house assemblies. The first half of his career was spent in the field in architectural sheet metal, primarily in metal roofing.

Al Martin, RRO, Evoke Buildings Engineering
Al is a Registered Roof Observer and Senior Consultant at Evoke Buildings Engineering. He has over 40 years of experience working as a tradesperson, educator, contractor and consultant. He has specialized in envelope, waterproofing and roofing of all types of buildings performing assessments, design, field review and contract administration. He brings to each project extensive experience, in depth knowledge of constructability and provides clients with best value solutions.

James Klassen, RCABC
James Klassen is a RoofStar Technical Advisor and staff writer with the Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia. As a keen proponent of vegetated roofs, James contributes to education and policy development for sustainable ‘green roof’ design on behalf of the RCABC. He also writes for and manages the online Roofing Practices Manual, participates in numerous CSA task groups responsible for several roofing standards, and is a voting member of the CSA-A123 Technical Committee on Roofing. In addition to a 14-year career in BC’s insurance industry as an independent claims adjuster, Jamese is an experienced roofing estimator and Occupational Health and Safety professional, and has extensive experience managing facilities and transportation for a large private school in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. James is also a trained negotiator and mediator through the Justice Institute of British Columbia.


Nov 08 - 09 2023


All Day


9734 – 201 Street, Langley