Roof Slater & Tiler
Roofers build, maintain and repair roofs on properties such as residential houses, commercial buildings, sports stadiums and industrial units. They work mainly on flat or pitched (sloped) roofs, using many different roofing materials including tiles, slates, felt and corrugated sheeting. Hours of work vary, typically are Monday to Friday but this can vary depending on the time of year.
Roof Slating & Tiling is available as a full-time and apprenticeship course. Good GCSE"s are recommended for measurements and calculations. At Leeds College of Building entry is via a basic skills test.
Practical skills, organised, ability to follow technical drawings, physically fit, comfortable working at heights
Salaries range between £8,639 and £14,439 for a trainee up to £30,000 a year