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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience

Green Roof Installation GRN.RF

Course Category: 

24 hours.

LIUNA Pomfret, CT, and other LIUNA approved training centers

April 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe each of the three green roof classification types: extensive, intensive and semi-intensive; list the benefits of green roofs; demonstrate how to convert from English to metric system of measurement; identify and use metric nuts, bolts and tools; demonstrate the safe and proper use of a heat gun; adhere to all roof safety precautions; adhere to OSHA’s fall protection regulations; demonstrate how to interpret green roof plans and specifications and identify potential issues within the plan; demonstrate how to install green roof components; describe the different types of soil media and how to obtain proper depth and grading; describe the types of roof pavers and paver installation methods; demonstrate how to level roof pavers to installation caliber; identify elements of green roof irrigation systems and describe installation/repair methods; identify plant types commonly used for green roofs; and describe proper plant handling, planting techniques and plant maintenance.


Major topics center around various types of green roofs, the safety hazards associated with the installation of green roofs, and the practices and procedures used during installation of the roof.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 1 semester hour in Construction Technology (4/16) (4/21 revalidation).