January 24th & 25th, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

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Christine Kebezes 
IIBEC Quebec Ontario Chapter 
416-499-4000 ext 4188 

Rooftop Quality Assurance (RTQA) is an 8-hour course for professionals interested in performing observation services to assure the roof installation is consistent with construction documents and ownership requirements. The program includes thorough overviews of the major roof system assemblies which the professional observer will encounter when performing rooftop quality assurance services for ownership/design groups. The course includes in-depth descriptions of the observer’s roles and responsibilities for proven success in the field. RTQA is designed to cover all aspects of the rooftop quality assurance process, including differing roof installation conditions, and resolving issues that arise during construction and renovation. The course is ideal for roofing material manufacturers, general contractors, quality assurance observers, architectural and engineering field techs, and field inspectors.

Course Learning Objectives
Discuss potential pitfalls, and strategies to avoid potential pitfalls during the installation process, for each of the major roof system types. Expected outcomes include recognizing regional application installation procedures in differing locations.

Explain installation and repair methods consistent with project-specific roof systems and assemblies.

Identify the most appropriate, major roof system components and subsequent roof selection recommended for systems located in varying geographical locations.

Outline mitigation strategies to common problems and deficiencies in roof systems and roof system installations.  Develop an understanding of common problems inherent in each system and to recognize roof installation deficiencies in a timely manner. This understanding then translates into effective discussions with the contractor team to resolve important issues for clients and stakeholders.


Michel Paulin, Ottawa Branch Co-Manager & Principal - Fishburn Sheridan & Associates, RRC, RRO

After being in the industry since 2004, Michel joined FSA in 2016 as a Project Manager in our Building Envelope Division.  Shortly after joining FSA, Michel became the project manager for all FSA Ottawa school reroofing portfolios (4 school boards).   For the last 8 years, he has managed over 450 projects, most being roof replacements amounting to over 80M in construction value.  This speaks to his stellar, efficient management techniques, and effective use of technology.  Michel’s diverse expertise includes Building Condition Assessments & Reports, Roofing and Building Envelope design, Construction Management, Roof Anchor, Railing and Access Ladder reviews, design, and load testing. Mr. Paulin also has experience conducting suspending access and areal platform reviews for Building Envelopes, such as precast and curtain wall reviews. Michel has obtained his Registered Roof Observer and Registered Roof Consultant accreditations through IIBEC in 2023 and is currently President of the Québec Ontario Chapter and Vice-Chair of the Building Envelope Symposium Committee of IIBEC.

Jean-Guy Levaque, Senior Project Principal / Director of Sales and Client Services / Roof Consulting Service Area Leader, Pretium Engineering, F-IIBEC, RRC, RRO, Arch.Technologist

As a Specialist Roofing Consultant with more than 40 years of construction experience, and more than 32 years of roof consulting expertise, Jean-Guy Levaque has been providing valuable and practical solutions to high profile National clients for existing building retrofit and new construction projects. A fluently bilingual consultant, he has an in-depth knowledge of the roofing industry and is widely recognised throughout Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Levaque presently is active in CSA standards development, various IIBEC Committees, and chairs the CIB W83 Roofing Committee. In 2022, Jean-Guy was recognised by his industry peers, with the honour of receiving the IIBEC Joe F. Hale Lifetime Achievement Award. Jean-Guy strives to understand the needs of clients and is dedicated to providing the best solutions, with integrity and honesty. He is passionate in his search for best practices in the roofing industry.

January 24th and 25th - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST each day

Online via Zoom - details will be available on LearnUpon portal.

Course Fees


NON MEMBERS - $400.00 + HST

Cancellation Policy
  • Should you wish to cancel your registration, refunds will be issued up to two weeks prior to the event and a $30 administrative fee will apply. Refund requests received no more than 7 calendar days prior to the event will be issued a 50% refund. After that time, no refunds will be permitted.  "No Shows" will not receive a refund, however, substitutions are permitted.
  • Should IIBEC Quebec Ontario Chapter cancel the course, we will notify you before January 17th and a full refund will be issued.

IIBEC Quebec Ontario Chapter reserves the right to cancel a course at any time. Notification is via email to the email address provided with registration.

IIBEC QOC assumes no responsibility for issues resulting from such cancellations or email notification failure.