Duration: 2 years
Structure: 23 weeks training, may vary in Scotland, plus on-the-job experience
Location: NCC Birmingham and Scotland and your workplace
Date: See How to apply below
Funding: See Funding below
This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain an academic qualification in built-up felt roofing, while gaining professional experience.
You'll learn how to work with bitumen, roofing felts, surfacing and insulation materials.
The training will cover all the practical and theoretical knowledge you need to achieve the Built-up Felt Roofing framework and excel in this specialist trade.
The course includes practical training in:
You’ll also gain competence in:
You'll learn through a mix of classroom-based theory and practical training.You’ll spend periods between college training on site with your employer, developing work-based skills and knowledge.
Assessment will take place via:
No formal requirements, but it’s useful to have GCSE grades A*-C in English, maths and technology.
You will be paid while you learn.
The following CITB grants are available for employers to fund their apprentices on this course:
If you applied for your apprenticeship through the Education and Skills Funding Agency, only applicants aged between 16 and 18 who have not been placed on a training scheme before are guaranteed full funding.
Call 0300 456 5037 for course dates and how to apply.
You can be assessed for higher NVQs at the National Construction College. We provide details to all trainees.