Eligible for Learning Unit / Health, Safety, Welfare (LU / HSW)
This on-demand /online course is designed to introduce the participant to the use of slate in roofing applications, including the history/background of slate as a natural resource, the mining and manufacturing of slate tiles, and the benefits of slate as a roofing material and typical applications.
In addition, the participant will be introduced to specifying slate including color, texture, grade and installation options.
- At the end of this course participants will be able to discuss slate fundamentals: slate as a natural resource, slate tile manufacturing, slate tile basics, and the environmental implications of using slate as a roofing material.
- Participants will also be able to recognize when the use of slate is appropriate in building design or renovation.
- Course participants will be able to identify slate characteristics, and key information needed for the purpose of specifying slate.
- Participants will gain an introductory knowledge of slate
Take the course: Click here to download the course PDF
How to get course credit and other important links
- Complete the course using the course PDF
- Click here to take the quiz – Fill in the required info for eligibility of AIA CES learning units or receipt of Certificate of Completion. You will need your AIA Member number. Then scroll down the page to answer the quiz questions and submit the form.
- Course Evaluation – you will be redirected to the AIA CES Discovery; login using your AIA Member number is required. Alternatively, you may download a copy here and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Question/ Comments
- General AIA Course Directory – you will be redirected to the the AIA website.
The Greenstone Slate Company is a registered provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to CES Records for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.
This program is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.