333311 Roof Tiler

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
333311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Roof Tiler
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

333311 ROOF TILER

Cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Roof Fixer
Roof Shingler
Roof Slater

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3333 Roof Tilers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3333
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Roof Tilers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

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.
In Australia:
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.
Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
929.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
929.90