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Roof Sheeting and Wall Cladding apprenticeship course 

Duration: 24 months
Structure: 22 weeks of training over 24 months, plus on the job experience 
Location: Glasgow (Scotland)
Start dates:
Continuous start dates available 

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This apprenticeship course is for people who want to gain a vocational qualification in Cladding occupations: Roof sheeting and wall cladding while gaining industry experience. 

You’ll receive training in the theory of roof sheeting and wall cladding, as well as enjoy comprehensive practical experience in the featured categories of training.

Course content

The course will cover practical principles in:

  • Carrying out safe working practices in construction
  • Selecting the quantity and quality of resources for construction operations
  • Preparing roof sheeting, cladding materials and components for installation
  • Applying roof sheeting and cladding to the structural fabric
  • Installing rainwater goods
  • Providing setting out for roof sheeting and cladding
  • Storing resources ready for use
  • Building methods and construction technology.

You’ll learn basic skills, knowledge and awareness in:

  • Interpreting information 
  • Risk assessments and method statements 
  • Construction elements 
  • Effective communication 
  • Building information modelling (BIM) 
  • Basic project management 
  • Site communication 
  • Health and safety

You’ll also focus on personal skills in:

  • Mathematics 
  • English 
  • Drug and alcohol awareness 
  • Time management 
  • Personal organisation
  • Safe use of access equipment
  • Manual handling 

Teaching and assessment

18 weeks of training delivered over 24 months.

Week 1: Remote induction carried out via Teams meeting. 

Weeks 2 to 20: Theoretical and practical training at NCC Inchinnan in two-week blocks. 

Week 21 to 22: Final assessment week at NCC Inchinnan. 

Qualifications you gain

  • Level 2 SVQ Cladding Occupations
  • CITB industry-specific training in Roof sheeting and wall cladding 
  • Modern Apprenticeship

Methods of assessment

You’ll be regularly assessed using a range of methods, including written assessment, practical assessment, verbal questioning and presentation, and multiple-choice testing. You’ll also be required to complete college-based and site-based activity journals. You’ll be given ongoing clear, direct and constructive feedback to enable you to make progress and successfully complete the course.

Mandatory entry requirements


Entry L3 Maths and English.

To help us assess your suitability for the course, you'll need to complete a skills learning exercise and possibly attend college for further tests.

Other information

The course involves:

  • strenuous physical activity
  • working at heights
  • wearing PPE/RPE
  • working to deadlines.
Apply here - online application form

Need more information?

Contact one of our account managers

Jason Haslam

Sarah Forbes

Or phone Course booking line: 0344 994 4433

After this course

Following completion of the Modern Apprenticeship, candidates should be able to work as a dry lining ceiling fixer in the construction industry.