Roofer Apprenticeship Level 2

Installing a range of roofing materials and products.

This occupation involves installing a range of roofing materials and products, at height.  It includes interpreting drawings, measuring and calculating the required amount of materials.  Roofing work can 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 occupation should suit those who like to move workplaces on a regular basis.  The work is varied and would suit individuals who prefer working outside.

  • Typical Duration: 24 Months
  • Delivery: 1 Day Block Release & Workplace Assessments
  • Assessment Methods 

    The End Point Assessment will consist of:

    1. Knowledge Test
    2. Observation with Questioning
    3. Interview Underpinned by Portfolio of Workplace Evidence

Training Programme

During the apprenticeship programme, apprentices will gain the following core knowledge, skills, and behaviours; Work safely and be aware of key health, safety and welfare issues. Plan and carry out their work to commercial standards of quality and speed. Move, handle and store resources, complying with relevant legislation and guidance.  Use, maintain and store hand tools, power tools and associated equipment. Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications to carry out work.  How to interpret and use relevant product information and specifications.  Why, when and how health and safety control equipment should be used when undertaking roofing work (e.g. personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory protective equipment (RPE). How to use, maintain and store hand tools, power tools and associated equipment. How to work safely at height and use access equipment. The needs of other workers and how to work effectively with others. The characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with roofing products and components used in their own specialism and the wider roofing industry. Effective communication. Team work. Time management. Adaptability.