Roofer

Roofer

Working at height on roofs for buildings of all shapes and sizes

A roofer installs a range of roofing materials and products, at height. During the apprenticeship, you’ll learn to interpret drawings and measure and calculate the required amount of materials to carry out a job, which could involve anything from repairing a single tile or slate on a domestic property, to re-roofing public buildings such as schools, working on new build housing projects, or installing the roof on large commercial buildings. Roofers can be on site from a few hours to a few weeks, so this apprenticeship would suit you if you would like to move workplaces on a regular basis. Three options are available for this apprenticeship, so you can specialise in roof slating and tiling, waterproof membrane installation, or roof sheeting and cladding.

 

Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: DT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate) – equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £18,000

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk