Certification Activities

During February 28 and March 1, 2022, there will be several activities to help SPF professionals earn SPFA PCP Certification.  These include:


While field examinations are free-of-charge through field exam sponsors, there are fees for the written exams and courses.  Enrollment is the PCP is required to take field and written exams. Please register and pay for all exams and courses through the Attendee Registration page.  

OUR THANKS
The costs for the field exams are underwritten by Scholarship Sponsors.   Time and all materials for the field exams are donated by Equipment and Material Sponsors.


     







 
SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL SPONSORS
   
Ambit Polyurethane Akurate Dynamics
BASF BASF
Carlisle Construction Materials Gaco
GAF General Coatings
Gaco Honeywell
General Coatings Huntsman
Graco Intech
Huntsman Building Solutions International Fireproof Technology
Progressive Materials PMC
SES Profoam
West Roofing Systems Spray Foam Systems
Yield One  
   
   
















 
Field Examinations


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28      8:00am – 4:00pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 1     8:00am – 4:00pm


SPFA provides, at no charge, complementary field examinations required for the Insulation Master Installer and Roofing Master Installer certifications.   The candidate should register in advance and check in for the field exam located at the Yturri parking lot in front east end of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.  When exiting the front of the Convention Center, follow the signs along the sidewalk.   

The field exam takes approximately 2-4 hours, so please arrive no later than 12nn in order to have a field exam conducted.   All PPE wiil be provided including a hood-type supplied-air respirator.  If you bring your own respirator, you will need proof of a valid fit-test.




















 
Written Examinations


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28      8:00am – 4:00pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 1     8:00am – 4:00pm


Written examinations for all certification levels will be provided in a secure indoor classroom setting using SPFA laptops.  The classroom is located in Room 205 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


























 
Written Examination Preparation Courses

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28      8:00am – 4:00pm
 
SPF Assistant Exam Preparatory Course
The SPF Assistant Exam Preparatory Course lays the foundation in the fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam. Topics include the Basics of SPF Chemistry, Chemical Health and Safety and Jobsite Safety. Everyone on the jobsite needs to know the important areas covered in this course. They will also learn the reasons for practicing safety. The SPF Assistant is the first level for both Insulation and Roofing.
 
SPF Insulation Master Installer Exam Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare the student to take the SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Master Installer Insulation. The topics covered in the curriculum include: Troubleshooting and Repair, Preparing for a Third-Party Inspection, Thermal and Ignition Barriers, Sealant Foams - One and Two Component, Hybrid Insulation Systems, SPF Equipment, and Coating Equipment.  NOTE: The Master Installer is expected to have the knowledge covered in the Assistant and Installer curriculum.
 
SPF Roofing Master Installer Exam  Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare the student to take the SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Master Installer Roofing. The topics covered in the curriculum include: Pre-Job Planning, Troubleshooting and Repair, Preparing for Third Party Inspection, Maintenance, Repair and Renewal, SPF Equipment, and Coating Equipment.   NOTE: The Master Installer is expected to have the knowledge covered in the Assistant and Installer curriculum.
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 1     8:00am – 4:00pm
 
SPF Insulation Installer Exam Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare the student to take the  SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Installer Insulation.  The topics covered in the curriculum include:  Pre-Job Planning, Jobsite Set-up Procedures, Substrate Preparation, Startup Procedures, Installation Methodology, and Shut down Procedures. NOTE: The Installer is expected to have the knowledge covered in the Assistant curriculum.
 
SPF Roofing Installer Exam Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare student to take the SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Installer Roofing. The  topics covered in the curriculum include: Jobsite  Set-up Procedures, Substrate Preparation, Startup Procedures, Foam Installation Methodology, Shut down Procedures, Coating Chemistry and Installation Methodology, and Shut Down (end of job).  NOTE: The Installer is expected to have the knowledge covered in the Assistant curriculum.
 
SPF Insulation Project Manager Exam Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare the student to take the SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Project Manager Insulation. The topics covered in the curriculum include: SPF Estimating Guidelines for Materials Usage, Building Science Basics, Building Envelope Design, Mechanical Systems, Codes and Standards, and Material Design and Selection. NOTE: The Project Manager is expected to have the knowledge and skills covered in the Assistant, Installer, and Master Installer curriculum.
 
SPF Roofing Project Manager Exam Preparatory Course
This course helps prepare the student to take the SPFA Certification Exam for SPF Project Manager  Roofing. The topics covered in the curriculum include: SPF Estimating Guidelines for Materials Usage, Codes and Standards, Material Design and Selection, and Roofing Fundamentals. NOTE: The Project Manager is expected to have the knowledge and skills covered in the Assistant, Installer and Master Installer curriculum.
 
For more details on specific job tasks which will be covered for each level, please refer to the Certification Program details HERE.  








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