Duration: 2 years
Structure: 20 weeks training plus on-the-job experience
Location: NCC Birmingham and Essex 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 roof slating and tiling, while gaining professional experience.
You’ll learn how to use plain and interlocking tiles, natural slates and other materials to cover valleys, hips and general areas.
You’ll also learn the practical techniques and theoretical knowledge you need to achieve the roof slating and tiling framework.
The course includes practical training in the following:
You’ll also gain competence in:
Two years (total training: 20 weeks at college over the two year period).
You’ll spend periods between college training on site with your employer, developing work-based skills and knowledge.
A combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals, individual tutorials and progress reviews. 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.