Roofers re-slate and tile roofs, fit skylight windows and replace lead sheeting and cladding.
Roofers need the ability to understand building plans, good maths skills to work out areas, quantities and prices and practical ability. Day-to-day tasks may include removing or repairing broken tiles or slates (stripping), checking roof timbers, fitting felt sheets to roofs, measuring and cutting materials, covering roofs with slates, tiles or cladding, cutting and fitting lead 'flashings' around chimney stacks and walls sealing roof joints with mortar.
This course is designed for both new apprentices moving into a roofing role on a new building site or working for a roofing contractor and for existing employees wishing to up-skill and gain recognition for their skills and knowledge.
This programme covers the following subject areas:
Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*
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