3333 ROOF TILERS
ROOF TILERS cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
studying drawings, specifications and work sites to determine materials required
erecting ladders and scaffolds
placing and securing waterproof sheets over eaves
nailing and stapling roofing underlay to roofs
aligning starter rows of roofing material with edges of roofs, securing with wire, staples and nails, and overlapping successive layers of tiles
sizing and cutting roofing material to fit around vents, chimney edges, corners and ridges
fixing edge and ridge tiles in cement mortar
slipping roofing material under pre-fabricated flashing and nailing it down
caulking and flashing exposed nail heads to prevent leaks