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Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA)

The Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association was founded in 1922 to bring together contractors as well as businesses with related interests. FRSA's purpose is to foster and encourage a high standard of business ethics among its members and to inform the general public of the importance of doing business with competent and ethical firms. FRSA encourages quality through research, education, and recognition of competence. The Association provides potential economies through the cooperative purchasing of insurance, financial services and other products and services designated by the Board of Directors. FRSA represents the interests and acts as the voice of its membership before government and regulatory bodies of all kinds and works to improve the overall industry in keeping with the general purposes of the Association.

Did you know FRSA offers online education? - For a complete list of online courses, click here!

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Get your team involved in the Roofing Apprenticeship Program!

The ABC Roofing Apprenticeship Program is a three-year accelerated program, offering a mix of classroom and hands-on training, in addition to on the job training. 

The program consists of 144 classroom hours per year, for a total of 432 hours and 2,000 on the job training hours per year (40-hour week) for a total of 6,000 hours.

Students who successfully complete the Roofing Apprenticeship Program will be trained on industry-specific topics, by industry instructors and will have experience in the following areas: (to name a few!)

  • Basic Safety - Complies with OSHA-10 Hour Training Requirements
  • Introduction to Hand Tools and Tools of the Trade
  • Introduction to Power Tools
  • Basic Rigging
  • Introduction to Material Handling
  • Overview of Built-Up Roofing
  • Roof Drains
  • Staging of Dumpster, Kettle and Chute or Crane
  • Roof Calculations and Measurements
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • Basic Employability Skills
  • Nails, Fasteners and Adhesives
  • Physical Characteristics/Properties of Metal
  • Steel and Other Metals
  • Principles of Layout
  • Sheet Metal Processes
  • And MUCH MORE!

Visit FRSA’s website and learn how you can invest in your employees’, your company’s and the industry’s future


eBooks

RCS Presents: Coffee Conversations - Season 2

Top Ten Coffee Conversations from Season Two

The Coffee Conversations podcast from RoofersCoffeeShop® invites you to pour a cup of coffee and sit with experts for conversations about what is top of mind for roofing contractors and the overall roofing industry right now. Held every other Thursday morning (6 a.m. PT), the team at RCS video chats ...
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Latest Podcasts

Adams&Reese - RRT - Trent Cotney

Trent Cotney's Season of Giving

S5:E85 In this episode of Roofing Road Trips, Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Construction Attorney Trent Cotney to discuss his annual tradition of matching donations, up to a total of $10,000 ($2,500 per foundation). During this season of giving, as we look back on how the roofing industry has been ...
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FRSA - Matt Chriswell & Lisa Pate - FRSA

Matt Chriswell & Lisa Pate - FRSA's 101st Annual Convention and the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

S5:E36 In this special installment of Roofing Road Trips, guest host Megan Ellsworth sits down with Matt Chriswell and Lisa Pate of the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association (FRSA). The three discuss the long history of the FRSA and their foundation as well as what is to come for their ...
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Hunter Panels - Coffee Conversations - A Season of Giving with Trent Cotney Sponsored by Hunter Panels! - POD

Coffee Conversations - A Season of Giving with Trent Cotney Sponsored by Hunter Panels!

Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by Hunter Panels, this episode welcomes Trent Cotney and industry foundation representatives including Kelly Van Winkle, president of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; ...
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Latest Webinars

Coffee Conversations - A Season of Giving with Trent Cotney Sponsored by Hunter Panels! On-Demand

Coffee Conversations - A Season of Giving with Trent Cotney Sponsored by Hunter Panels!

Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by Hunter Panels, this episode welcomes Trent Cotney and industry foundation representatives including Kelly Van Winkle, president of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; ...
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SRS - Coffee Conversations LIVE from FRSA: What

Coffee Conversations LIVE from FRSA: What's Hot in Florida with Leading Contractors! - Sponsored by SRS

S3:E23 These special Coffee Conversations come to you LIVE from the 100th annual FRSA convention! Join us on day one and two of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from all over Florida and across the country. Day one guests will include manufacturers, distributors, service providers and ...
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SRS - Coffee Conversations LIVE from FRSA: What

Coffee Conversations LIVE from FRSA: What's Hot in Florida with Industry Experts! - Sponsored by SRS

S3:E22 These special Coffee Conversations come to you LIVE from the 100th annual FRSA convention! Join us on day one and two of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from all over Florida and across the country. Day one guests will include manufacturers, distributors, service providers and ...
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Latest Videos

The Weekly Blend Episode 92

Episode 92 - Happy Thanksgiving, Black Friday promo codes, matching donations to roofing industry foundations!

Join Heidi and Karen every Friday to learn about what's going on in the roofing industry. The 92nd episode of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and COO Karen L. Edwards for the latest episode of this Coffee Shop original web series. This week, Heidi ...
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The Weekly Blend Episode 89

Episode 89 w/ special guest Trent Cotney - NRCA's fall meetings coming up, National Women in Roofing Day 2024

Karen Edwards and Trent Cotney discuss the latest roofing industry news in this week's episode of The Weekly Blend. The 89th episode of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ COO Karen L. Edwards and special guest Trent Cotney, partner at Adams and Reese for the latest episode of ...
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Weekly Blend Live from Camp Sherman

The Weekly Blend LIVE From Camp Sherman, Oregan!

Heidi and Karen report to us live from the woods in Camp Sherman, Oregon for this week's episode of The Weekly Blend. Episode 74 of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and COO Karen L. Edwards for the latest episode of our original web ...
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