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Erecting timber roof structures on a timber frame building


Overview
The purpose of training delivered against this standard is to provide candidates with an introduction to erecting timber roof structures on a timber frame building.

CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry

Duration

Minimum 2 days of 6 learning hours

Purpose/scope

The purpose of training delivered against this standard is to provide candidates with an introduction to erecting timber roof structures on a timber frame building.

The scope includes:

  • identify typical roof structures and state how they are formed
  • erecting the roof structure on site
  • how the roof structure is to be formed
  • storing and handling of trusses
  • identification of ancillary roof components
  • formation of roof structure.

Occupational relevance

Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational groups:

  • operative and craft
  • supervision.

Candidate pre-requisites

There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard.  However, a basic knowledge of building terminology and techniques would be beneficial.

Instruction/supervision

As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that, in relation to this standard, they have:

  • A train the trainer or instructional techniques course certificate
  • Successfully completed training to this standard 
  • At least 2 years relevant industrial experience
  • A verifiable CV.

Delivery

Delivery may be in an on or off the job environment.

All materials and equipment must be of a suitable quality and quantity for candidates to achieve learning outcomes, and must comply with relevant legislation.

The class size and candidate/instructor ratio must allow training to be delivered in a safe manner and enable candidates to achieve the learning outcomes.

This standard is considered to contain 51 per cent or more practical training.

Assessment

For the successful completion of training, the trainer will be required to make a declaration of the learner’s contribution during the course and that they are confident the learner has understood the content of the course.

Quality assurance

Quality assurance against this standard will require initial approval of the training organisation and their content mapped to the standard. 

CITB will also conduct an approval intervention, either desk-based or centre visit, to ensure the training organisation can meet the requirements of the Training Standard. 

Approved training organisations (ATOs) will be required to present information on records of training and assessment upon request to CITB for desk-based analysis. They will also be visited annually by the CITB quality assurance team.

Renewal/refresher

There are no mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment requirements for this standard.

Approval date

November 2018

Review cycle

Either on request or in 3 years from approval date.

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to:

  • Identify typical roof structures and how they are formed
  • Erect timber structures on site
  • Describe how the roof structure is to be formed
  • Store and handle trusses
  • Identify ancillary roof components
  • Form a roof structure
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