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Approved for 1 NABCEP CEU!

Become a K2 Certified Pro Installer for tile roofs with our comprehensive video lessons.

Who Should Enroll:
Solar installers looking to enhance their skills and qualify roofs for solar installations. Ideal for individuals or crews who work with tile roofs.

Module 1: Tile Roof Construction
Dive into essential tile roofing basics for solar installers. Learn how to assess roofs for solar suitability, explore various types of tile roofs, and understand the fundamentals of working with tile. This module provides the necessary foundation before venturing into PV installation on tile roofs.

Module 2: Roof Attachments for Tile Roofs
Explore K2 Systems' range of tile roof attachment options. Learn how to install these products following best practices to ensure a secure and effective solar installation.

Module 3: CrossRail with Tile Roof Mounts

After securing roof attachments, it's time to proceed with rail installation (for rail-based systems) and laying modules. Delve into the versatile CrossRail, compatible with four K2 racking systems. Learn the proper installation of CrossRail, K2 clamps, module placement, and wire management, all while adhering to industry best practices.

Successful completion of this course grants participants K2 Certified Pro Installer status, you will receive a certificate to add to your resume. 

*For in-person training or entire crew certification, please reach out to your instructor, Johan Alfsen.*

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Course outline

5 modules • 21 assignments • 1:14 hours of video lectures

Welcome • 2 assignments
Orientation Materials

This is a free course. We take pride in our free courses, but keep in mind that this is only a taste of what we do in a full HeatSpring course. You can get started immediately after you enroll.

  • Set up email notifications and your student profile
  • Introduce yourself on the discussion board
Module 1 • 5 assignments
Tile Roof Construction

  • Tile Roof Construction (06:30 minutes)
  • Types of Tile Roofs (06:54 minutes)
  • Working with Tile Part 1 (06:59 minutes)
  • Working with Tile Part 2 (07:50 minutes)
  • Site Visit Considerations for Tile Roofs (05:02 minutes)
Module 2 • 7 assignments
Roof Attachments for Tile Roofs

  • Universal Tile Hooks Installation (03:14 minutes)
  • Tile Hook 3S Installation (02:26 minutes)
  • K2 EverSeal Installation (01:44 minutes)
  • EverFlash Tile Replacement Flashings Installation (02:18 minutes)
  • K2 Drop N Lock Overview (04:10 minutes)
  • K2 Drop N Lock Installation (02:53 minutes)
  • K2 Tile Hood Overview & Installation (01:31 minutes)
Module 3 • 5 assignments
CrossRail with Tile Roof Mounts

  • Proper T-Bolt Installation (01:44 minutes)
  • Best Practices for Rail Cantilevers (05:17 minutes)
  • K2 Clamps Overview (04:38 minutes)
  • MLPE and Wire Management (07:15 minutes)
  • Installing Modules (03:57 minutes)
Conclusion • 2 assignments
Feedback and Additional Resources

This is our last module but you still have access to the all of course materials so keep working and you'll be able to complete the course at your own pace. Enjoy the course and keep in touch!

  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate

Continuing Education Units

Approved NABCEP CEU Hours


  • K2 Systems

    K2 Systems
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    Since its establishment in 2004, K2 Systems has been at the forefront of developing groundbreaking and highly functional mounting solutions for photovoltaic installations across the globe. Our dedicated team designs these systems within our own development department, working closely alongside our sales division. This collaborative approach allows us to tailor and... Learn more

  • Johan Alfsen

    Senior Director of Training, K2 Systems
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    Johan has over 15 years of experience in the solar industry with a wide range of expertise in solar mounting, roofing best practices, technical training, product development, and marketing. He entered the industry as a residential installer then progressed into product manufacturing and played a key role in the early development and evolution of solar mounting best... Learn more

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Based on 20 reviews
students have taken this course

Johan and K2 Systems a constantly upgrading their installations and these videos and instructions are essential for me to understand and pass information onto my colleagues. Making the installation easier and quicker will only benefit installers.

Vernon Williams

Goodday all, this is by far the most efficient and effective course I have come across. Recommend it.

Hend Erasm

cant wait to try this product.

ralph culbert

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